Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 21st Oct 2011 23:17 UTC, submitted by jello
Apple So, how serious is the legal battle between Apple and the various Android phone makers, really? Surely, it's just logical business sense that's behind it, right? Calculated, well-planned precision strikes designed to hurt Android where simply making better, more innovative products isn't enough? Well, no, not really. We already knew Steve Jobs took this personal - now we know just how personal.
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Steve was afraid of the 1990's
by _xenu on Sat 22nd Oct 2011 14:30 UTC
_xenu
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2011-07-16

being repeated. Microsoft saw the GUI interface, created Windows, and released it to the market via an army of cheap, IBM compatible clones. The rest is history.

I can definitely understand why Jobs saw a similar threat from Android. If I were him, I would take it very personally too.

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unclefester Member since:
2007-01-13

History will be repeated. Apple will probably be in serious trouble again within five years.

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marcus0263 Member since:
2007-06-02

being repeated. Microsoft saw the GUI interface, created Windows, and released it to the market via an army of cheap, IBM compatible clones. The rest is history.

I can definitely understand why Jobs saw a similar threat from Android. If I were him, I would take it very personally too.


Yep just like Apple saw the Palm Treo then decided to create it's own and give it's "ported BSD" OS the CISCO name of iOS.

Edited 2011-10-22 23:31 UTC

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