Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Aug 2012 10:28 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless In light of the jury verdict in Apple vs. Samsung, the one-liners and jokes flew back and forth. One in particular, by Dan Frakes, has been copied and pasted all over the web, and it goes like this: "When the iPhone debuted, it was widely criticized for having no buttons/keys. Now people think the iPhone's design is 'obvious'." This is a very common trend in this entire debate that saddens me to no end: the iPhone is being compared to simple feature phones, while in fact, it should be compared to its true predecessor: the PDA. PDAs have always done with few buttons.
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RE[3]: Reaching
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 26th Aug 2012 17:58 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Reaching"
Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

The prior art Samsung pulled out got laughed at in court


Uh, no. It was used to successfully invalidate Apple's patents the world over.

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RE[4]: Reaching
by Windows Sucks on Sun 26th Aug 2012 20:08 in reply to "RE[3]: Reaching"
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2005-11-10

Yet just utterly failed in this trial, and in Germany, France and Italy.

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