Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Feb 2012 17:53 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Jobs called Android a 'stolen product', but theft can be a tricky concept when talking about innovation. The iPhone didn't emerge fully formed from Jobs's head. Rather, it represented the culmination of incremental innovation over decades - much of which occurred outside of Cupertino." Nothing particularly new in there for regular OSNews readers, but still handy to have it in one place.
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leos
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2005-09-21

Polish is Polish ! And Inovation is Inovation !

Apple just cannot rewrite the dictionary just to sell more !


They're not rewriting the dictionary. You just didn't read the dictionary.

Here's what Wikipedia says about innovation:

Innovation is the creation of better or more effective products, processes, services, technologies, or ideas that are accepted by markets, governments, and society. Innovation differs from invention in that innovation refers to the use of a new idea or method, whereas invention refers more directly to the creation of the idea or method itself.


Almost everyone in this thread confused invention with innovation. Apple did not invent the smart phone. However they certainly innovated by creating the iPhone.

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Yagami Member since:
2006-07-15

ok, fair enough. i admit my mistake.

although is up for arguments the ammount of innovation on the iphone, usually when i think of innovation if think of new things.

since it seems that inovation only means "better, polished" ways to do the old thing, i guess its fair enough.

i stand corrected !

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