Apple Wants $2.5 Billion in Damages From Samsung, but Prefers a Ban Instead

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  1. cybertec69

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    Apple again pulling at straws. This is getting totally absurd.
     
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    whole thing is a joke, but apple will keep going as long as the courts keep ruling in their favor. apparently the way a tablet looks is more important to the consumer than its actual functionality based on these court cases. I guess only apple can make rectangular devices....
     
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    Their annoying hardware doesn't help either. Try installing Linux and making it boot off of their junk efi implementation only. A sledgehammer would do a better job. It gets worse for servers...which I'm stuck with.

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    Maybe Samsung should stop copying iOS...

    Come on guys, I love android as much as the next guy, but we all know darn well that there were plenty of jokes made about similarities between the two types of phones before any of this lawsuit stuff came up.
     
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    Yes aesthetically I agree in some cases. But Apple is suing for functionality that should be considered standard. Scroll bars? Lists on a touch device? Come on... Apple didn't even invent these things. They just hold the patent.

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    What part did they copy? Most of this stuff has been around since the 1980's. Icons & scroll lists were available on my Amiga in the late 1980's. Atari should sue because they line up icons in rows! Gasp! $24 for look & feel, give me a break.
     
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    and that's what I thought.

    Why don't the Judge's see it. Obviously, Apple isn't as violated as they pretend to be. If Samsung & Android wasn't selling as well as it is, then Apple wouldn't care.
     
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    I'm just curious how much money in lawyer bills Apple has to pay for...
     
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    Count me in. Crapple is no different than a politician, tho much more corrupt, hypocritical, and way deeper pockets, which makes them dangerous. Hopefully the judge overseeing all this nonsense will take a cue from that other judge that made crapple post on their own website that Samsung's whatever it is(galaxy tab?) didn't look like the ipad. Tho it is definitely important to protect said person's personal creations, this isn't What crapple is doing, they're finding loopholes and abusing these patent systems, just as they abuse the tax loopholes that they're in. Pretty gosh dam corrupt ass company, tho not very many are morally decent, crapple definitely takes the cake. Can only hope that they get shot down over and over and it costs them so much money that they just give up and go back to the drawing boards and get back to actually creating something new, ala iPhone in '06 or '07.

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    How 'bout that?
     
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    Yep, in many cases Apple has not invented anything. However, giving credit where credit is due, they sure have a way of being at the forefront of revolution. Think about it, they may not have been the first to integrate all the internal components in to the back of a monitor and it was a smash hit. I know all the teachers at my old high school used them for teacher related tasks. Then look at the iPhone. Even dumb phones were able to use apps back in the day, but apple did it in a way that started that brought smart phones to the main stream consumer where previously the main smartphone was Blackberry and mostly only people who needed a smart phone for work related tasks actually used them. Now everyone, even the tech illiterate, has a smart phone.