Apple seeks to stop HTC sales in U.S.

Discussion in 'Android Smart Phones' started by Darkseider, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Darkseider
    Offline

    Darkseider Senior Member

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2010
    Messages:
    1,863
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    66
    Ratings:
    +0
  2. JCo352
    Offline

    JCo352 Senior Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,825
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    66
    Location:
    Texas
    Ratings:
    +0
    Now Apple is getting sued by another company over the same thing.
     
  3. icculusX
    Offline

    icculusX Premium Member Theme Developer Premium Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2010
    Messages:
    2,534
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Location:
    The Moon
    Ratings:
    +0
    iPad... oh boy...
     
  4. b00mb00mchuck
    Offline

    b00mb00mchuck Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2010
    Messages:
    507
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +5
    Yeah.... Nokia is going after apple
     
  5. cereal killer
    Online

    cereal killer DF Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2009
    Messages:
    11,163
    Likes Received:
    888
    Trophy Points:
    558
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    Ratings:
    +904
    Current Phone Model:
    Nokia Lumia Icon
    Moved to proper forum area gentlemen..

    Enjoy
     
  6. machineheadg2r
    Offline

    machineheadg2r Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2009
    Messages:
    216
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    HTC is new to the game and doesnt have the money or patents to defend itself, thats why they went after them instead of moto or palm. Suit won't hold up. They are just trying to slow them down, distract them.
     
  7. bacanmakesitbetter
    Offline

    bacanmakesitbetter New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2010
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    Why doesn't Apple get a lot of bad PR with this? There essentially hassling HTC, trying to limit Android phone development. theres absolutely no patent violations here, and if there is those patents should of never been issued. Its one thing to screw your own customers over by blocking flash development on your phone platform, but an entirely different thing to use your 30mil+ in cash to legally harass a legitimate company screwing over smartphone customers in general, just to keep people locked in to itunes/app store so they can monopolize media and news distribution on mobile devices, bringing us back to the 50s when media was controlled, monitored, and profitable.

    I don't know a lot about phone hardware, but I know a lot about unethical business practices. One of most important things the internet gave us was free information. If Apple has their way with the iPhone and iPad, and only allowing what Apps or web markup/platforms Apple approves, we risk loosing this and having all our news and media routed through iTunes with $4.99/week subscription fees with Apple taking a 30% cut. I'll have no part in it, which is why I recently purchased a Moto Droid so I actually own my phone and can put whatever I want on it. I don't understand why most other consumers don't realize it, and why Apple's practices are not criticized by the media, but actually praised (maybe because the media has a cut in it, for example the NY Time's subscription fee on the iPad). Who knows but this is ridiculous.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2010
  8. Ataranine
    Offline

    Ataranine Member

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2010
    Messages:
    265
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    McLeansville, North Carolina
    Ratings:
    +0
    Haha look, Apple's scared of the competition. Good job, Jobs. <-- lol
    And this is the reason I hate Apple.
     
  9. Sal R.
    Offline

    Sal R. Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2009
    Messages:
    418
    Likes Received:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +15
    Gawd I hate Apple. Makes me want to throw my wife's iPod out the friggin window.