Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th May 2012 09:38 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless So, the new HTC phones are facing delays in the US, and they now ship with a slightly modified US-specific Android build which removes data tapping and sports an altered app associations screen to avoid Apple's patents. This is step one. Step two is companies avoiding the litigious and anti-consumer messes that are the US and German markets altogether. Clearly, IP laws are working to the benefit of the consumer and the market as a whole. Great work guys.
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Stop Complaining
by siraf72 on Thu 17th May 2012 13:49 UTC
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You're free to travel from Apple Land to Sony Land to HTC Land, etc. Visas aren't that hard to come by you know. Clearly this helps us consumers by ....... making visit more places on this planet and thus gain ... cultural experiences.

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RE: Stop Complaining
by Soulbender on Fri 18th May 2012 03:11 in reply to "Stop Complaining"
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Yeah, because paying hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dollars in airfare in order to buy a different kind of phone is the rational and affordable thing to do.

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RE[2]: Stop Complaining
by siraf72 on Fri 18th May 2012 15:29 in reply to "RE: Stop Complaining"
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should I have added a </sarcasm> tag at the end of my comment??

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