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Samsung claims Apple's iPhone was based on a Sony design concept floated in 2006

0. phoneArena 26 Jul 2012, 08:29 posted on

Samsung's trial brief shows that Apple actually was steered to the idea for the final first iPhone design by a Sony concept. The whole ordeal allegedly started in 2006, when Bloomberg made an interview with designers from Sony...

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posted on 01 Aug 2012, 11:33

204. RockieF (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Aug 2012)


Samsung relies on Apple? Haha! Educate yourself and take a look at this article.
http://www.economist.com/node/21525685

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:39 20

8. Aeires (unregistered)


Every day brings more condemning evidence against Apple. They should have stopped while they were ahead.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 09:44 11

68. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)


No im enjoying watching them being exposed as the hypocrites they are :')

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 08:55

177. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


I agree. Its so enjoyable watching all this unfold.

Maybe....just maybe...Apple will just shut the F up and worrying about outselling the previous iPhone. Which also should be brought to the attention of some judges. How is Samsung costing Apple financial damages when each iPhone has outsold the previous one?

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:41 15

9. Fallout09 (Posts: 421; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Apple is still rocking the 6 year old design.... talk about holding on to ones glory days..... come on buddy, loose the stone washed jeans and cut the mullet... its time to grow up.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:48 10

15. darkkjedii (Posts: 22735; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Now that was a good one. 80's high school days.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:59 2

29. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


And it still sells and will sell.
If others tried it will be an epic fail..
the 1 and only iconic design years after years it will
still sell.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 09:42 5

67. Fallout09 (Posts: 421; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


At least you understood me.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 03:16

168. zhypher_23 (Posts: 195; Member since: 04 Jun 2012)


They only sell well because people think it's the best+popular.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:43 8

10. Tjey007 (Posts: 86; Member since: 22 May 2012)


hell yeah....i want all the sammy and i fans get into the street and fighting with rocket launcher...ridiculous fight -__-

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:44 18

11. MeoCao (unregistered)


Shame on you Apple!

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:49 6

18. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


There is no shame. This is business.
We will litigate copycats....!

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 09:36 17

65. structureman116 (Posts: 140; Member since: 14 Sep 2010)


I guess Apple better sue themselves because they are the biggest copycat in the business world!

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:01 1

82. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


They are smart and play dirty busines.
The tech industry needs to learn from Apple.
they lead others will allways follow.
Apple will cause hype and make 4g famous
till now 4g sales are in decline.

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 08:56

178. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


E x a c t l y.....

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 10:31

184. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


This post alone says you have some screws loose. The orig Evo, the RAZR and Maxx are all best sellers. Didn't you read where the gs3 sold so many phones? What about g nex phones? The One X series?

All the phones I mentioned are 4g....

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:46 26

12. RamyRamz69 (Posts: 390; Member since: 12 Dec 2011)


Lol basically everything Apple made is designed by Sony.

First Macbook is designed by VAIO design team

iPod Touch and iPhone are based on this

New iPod Nano is baded on Live View

And does Apple make anything else apart from that oversized iPod Touch that was originally inspired by that Walkman above?

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:48 13

17. Aeires (unregistered)


No, not everything. Many of their devices are based on Braun's designs.

http://gizmodo.com/343641/1960s-braun-products-hold-the-secrets-to-apples-future

Apple have never been as innovative as people had thought. Their strengths were in taking something already created and refining it. It also makes them the biggest hypocrites on the planet, crying when someone makes something similar to them.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:50 2

21. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


Apple has and can cause hype. People line up to buy
apple products. they dont bye cheap plastic .....

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 09:07 2

36. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


Apple has inovated.
it has caused an evolution.
Apple revolutionized the world.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 09:47 8

71. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)


I doubt if apple gives a s**t about your existence so would you do everyone a favour and shut up?

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 09:52 7

74. alien_x (Posts: 7; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


Do you know their is difference between smart people and mob? So, only morons like you line up.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:02 8

83. lauremar (Posts: 181; Member since: 29 Feb 2012)


Dude you are PATHETIC... You are a perfect example of someone who has been brainwashed by a GREEDY Company who does not give a Sh!t about you but take your money! WAKE UP!!!

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:06 1

84. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


please be patient and no need to speak with ill tounge.
u are stress state. u are angry of Apple.

Apple products are premium.
Apple are cool
Apple are fashion
Apple have quality apps unlike other cheap lowend
Apple are marques of distinction
Apple is prestige
Apple provides Quality customer service

Do pls do ur self a favour and seek help.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:08 1

85. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


Why cant u argue or dispute.
Im speaking with hard facts and logical
background.
please go and take a shower.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:25 11

87. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)


You haven't stated a single fact or figure in any of your comments. What does showering have to do with tech? Have you forgotten your tampon today?

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:38 1

94. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


same as u. y u so angry for?

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:54 5

100. Schuler2828 (Posts: 59; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


Yeah they buy s**tty products made of glass!!

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 11:26 1

111. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


much better than plastic.
its like having a plastic coffe table rather than glass
enjoy ur plastic.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 11:29 1

114. A-P-P-L-E (banned) (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


so why are u so angry?
why are u using abusive words?
this is a disqus.
can u stop being jelious of Apple!
please i advise u to leave....
u are not urself.

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