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Samsung receives a patent for a phone that docks to power a tablet

0. phoneArena 14 Jul 2013, 02:18 posted on

Based on Samsung's patent application, it looks like the Korean manufacturer is ready to take on ASUS in the niche market for phones that become tablets; the difference between the ASUS Padfone and the device in the Samsung patent filing is in the shape of the product. The ASUS Padfone is a standalone smartphone that connects to a dock on a screen to turn that screen into a tablet...

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posted on 15 Jul 2013, 09:15 1

64. VZWuser76 (Posts: 4644; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


Ok, I am reading yours and Jason's comments again, and you know what, he's right. When talking about the phablets, he never said they invented them, only that since Samsung started making them others have jumped on the bandwagon. Besides Dell, who was making phablets until the Note came out? The Streak tanked and Samsung picked up the ball and ran with it.

As far as the mini versions of phones, again he did not say Samsung invented them either, only that after they started making mini versions of their flagships that others are following suit, which is true.

Now go ahead, respond and call me stupid and a fanboys, etc, etc. Apparently you can't have a conversation without name calling and antagonizing. I don't know everything, but I know that. Maybe you should realize that as well, you might learn something new.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 14:50

65. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


Damn.... why are you so stupid
PLEASE READ ALL MY COMMENT!!!
can you find something about COPYING?

please stop being a clueless, mindless, and closed minded fanboy!!!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 15:25

66. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


Let me tell why you so stupid because you just like other clueless samsung fanboy always OFF TOPIC,

Jason says “EVER SINCE SAMSUNG MADE PHABLET EVERY OTHER COMPANY DOING IT TO”
i just prove it that everything what he have said is “wrong”
Cuz Dell is the one who make the first android phablet and since then every other company like acer, samsung, pantech,and LG start/follow to made android phablet, and go to wikipedia if you want to know more about phablet.

also the same situation is happen with mini’s.
if i’m not wrong ever since Sony(SE) made mini android flagship samsung and other company doing it to.

i just prove it that everything jason have said about EVER SINCE is totaly wrong,
if you want reply my comment please stay on topic!!!

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 12:29 1

67. McLTE (Posts: 920; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


I'm not normally one to stoop to the level of name calling and being insulting.. but WOW..

Yudi, you have got to be one of the most narrow minded and blatantly STUPID people that I have ever encountered on these forums.

It's been explained to you several times what Jason was trying to say - that since Samsung started making the Phablets and flagship minis, other manufacturers have jumped onboard.

What is so F-n hard to understand about that statement? You argue that Jason is saying Samsung invented the mini or phablet. NO, he never said that.

Samsung made the phablet and mini POPULAR. They were NOT first to do it.

Samsung took a chance and SUCCEEDED where Dell failed with the phablet. Can you dispute that FACT? No, you can't. Because of Samsung's success, other manufactures have been scrambling to get in on Samsung's success. NOT A DIFFICULT CONCEPT to grasp Yudi.

Same deal with the Mini.

Quit calling people Stupid Yudi, because you are the one coming across as a total moron with ZERO ability to comprehend what you are reading.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 02:35 7

2. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


the revised patent law grants the rights to the first to file for the patent, not for the one who made an earlier art/product. sadly, samsung may not be sued even if asus did it first if asus did not file for the patent. samsung may even be the one to stop asus from selling a product they originally conceptualized.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 02:42

4. Topcat488 (Posts: 1396; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


That would be sad, but a bit funny also. I guess the Law is the law, in this dog eat dog world. Asus, must be steaming about this for sure. Hehehehehahaha.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 02:47 2

5. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Asus don't even need to steam about this. Yes, Asus did not file for the patent, but they were still the first to make this product, this is innovation.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 13:16

54. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


Patent system is out of control for BOTH APPLE/SAMSUNG.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 02:40 1

3. FlushGordon (unregistered)


One more reason to hate the USPTO.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 02:47 3

6. nobelset (Posts: 270; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


Does anyone here actually read the article before commenting? Yeah, if you could, that would be great.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 03:07

9. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


^this is what you comment when.you are newbie at PA
no offence

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 05:43

19. nobelset (Posts: 270; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


Dude I've been here for quite a while now. I think I am qualified to say my previous statement

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 05:43

20. nobelset (Posts: 270; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


Dude I've been here for quite a while now. I think I am qualified to say my previous statement

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 23:23

68. ncarlosmiguel (Posts: 206; Member since: 14 May 2013)


I think he means you should be used to people at PA commenting without reading or comprehending the article first or you should be used to people incapable of comprehension at all.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 02:49 2

7. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 597; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)


They do copy unfortunately. They even once said that the Samsung Galaxy should look like an iPhone to sell more and counter iPhone.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 03:51 2

11. hung2900 (Posts: 958; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)


Stupid trick for misleading from Apple.
The comperison only said what was the better thing and why better on iPhone comparing to Galaxy S2, without any conclusion of copying or not (actually Apple cut this part intensionally, that J.K.S said cleary because of the loss against iPhone, they needed to make different to compete)

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 04:00

12. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 597; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)


It wasn't about the S2. They referred to the first Galaxy

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 07:23

27. hung2900 (Posts: 958; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)


OK Galaxy S, maybe my typo. The story is the same. Do not distort the truth by stupid statements from haters.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 10:20

41. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 597; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)


Not really from the haters i guess 'cause I read it on the PA news in the patent war era.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 05:05 5

15. poping (unregistered)


people who hates Samsung:

1. the competitors
2. the competitors' shareholders
3. the competitors' fanboys
4. people who were paid by the competitors to make a hate comments
5. people who think it's a fad
6. people who just hate everything and everybody

but these peeps have one more thing common, they are all "closet galaxy users"

xD

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 05:09 5

17. jo_Ny (Posts: 27; Member since: 05 Sep 2012)


LMAO Smasung is the one that was ACTUALLY caught paying people to trash competitors. Get your facts straight

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 08:24 3

34. poping (unregistered)


why would samsung need to do that? just look at the competitor's sales for crying out loud.. even their own fanboys cant save them...

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 11:00

42. jo_Ny (Posts: 27; Member since: 05 Sep 2012)


Why? Isn't that obvious? To eliminate the competition, especially in Taiwan (home of HTC) and in Japan (home of Sony). But thats not the point. The point is that Samsung WAS CAUGHT and Samsung even ADMITED. Just search for "samsung admits paying students fake reviews" and you'll see. Samung is now the worst enemy of the Android ecosystem and of all us consumers.

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 11:43

48. poping (unregistered)


sorry, but i really don't see your point. why would samsung want to eliminate something that is already eliminating itself?

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 14:39

58. willard12 (Posts: 1868; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


Apple just get caught strong-arming publishers to eliminate competition and fix (raise) prices in a court of law. So, who is the enemy of consumers? Get your facts straight.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:20

62. jo_Ny (Posts: 27; Member since: 05 Sep 2012)


Are you that dumb or just another samsung troll? Who do you think it's the leader in sales inTaiwan and Japan?? HTC and Sony respectively.

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 00:15

69. poping (unregistered)


sooo you are an htc or a sony fanboy!!!! at least we narrowed that down to 2...

well good luck to your htc and sony...

is taiwan and japan the best they can do? hahaha...

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 05:07 4

16. jo_Ny (Posts: 27; Member since: 05 Sep 2012)


LMAO nothing new here, same good old Samsung. Samsung why do you copy? Because we can!

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 06:34 1

22. Rehankhan (Posts: 323; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


this copy thingy is getting lame every company do copy without copy there would be no innovation

posted on 14 Jul 2013, 07:40 1

29. ajac09 (Posts: 1482; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


EVERY company copies some just do it so well you forget about the orginals

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