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Apple expands current suit against Samsung to include Samsung Galaxy Players and others

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Feb 2012, 00:14

While focusing on the Samsung GALAXY Nexus with its latest lawsuit filing against Samsung, Apple is adding other devices bringing the total to 17 that are alleged to have violated 8 patents, double the original number mentioned in the filing...

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posted on 16 Feb 2012, 00:30 28

1. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)

Oh, for f**k's sake.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 00:37 21

2. ljruble (Posts: 16; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)

Seriously. This is so far out of hand now it's not even funny.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 00:46 17

3. shayan (Posts: 159; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)

god I hate these patent wars.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 00:56 26

4. Justsadd (Posts: 20; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)

go to hell apple.........go to hell apple

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 01:05 11

5. jacko1977 (Posts: 428; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)

nice try apple

i bet there using patents that they dont even own

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 01:16 14

6. ilia1986 (unregistered)

Wow.. a patent from 1995? Seriously? What's next? You're going to sue everyone because they use plastic - something which was patented - by Apple of course - in the 1800s? Why not just sue everyone because they use matter? Matter existed since 2,000,000,000 BC. And of course Apple created it.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 01:29 3

7. paulyyd (Posts: 338; Member since: 08 Jan 2011)

awww u guys mad? :'(

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 22:43

19. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)

lol, they make so much noise. Whining and crying isn't going to change anything. And to be honest, I kind of agree with some of these suits (not all of them of course). Like that web browser bounce effect that Samsung put on their devices.....total rip. Those white dots at the very bottom of the applications list, even though I know is very general/minimal, is still very iPhone-esque. And also to take a screen shot, you push the home button and the power button......very iPhone-like too. And pinch/zoom (not multitouch in general).....they should have won that.

I can understand wanting to incorporate things like a market, multitouch, etc in your OS, but having companies copy those nitty gritty details must be annoying.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 01:33 5

8. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

I suspect Apple will find that at least 2 of the new 'power' patents are invalid.... Lets see how they do at convincing the judge to grant a restraining order. Personally, I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for the restraining order to be granted.

No restraining order - life goes on. Meanwhile, the attorneys are billing at $750/hour.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 01:50 3

9. chapizzo (Posts: 116; Member since: 13 Sep 2011)

with apple's pile of cash, am sure they can afford to pay those lawyers. If only they would just give all that money to charity instead of wasting it on lawyers.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 02:19 4

10. roscuthiii (Posts: 2233; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

"...U.S. Patent No. 6,847,959 for a "universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system"

Universal? Doesn't get much more overly broad than that does it?

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 02:19

11. JonBjSig (Posts: 176; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)

How long are they going to try o beat others down using patents that they filed over already existing systems?
Apple... this is just just sad.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 02:45 5

12. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)

Its just about time that apple goes and f*cks off.
The mindless ifan drones out there keep asking why theres so much 'hating' of apple,,this article explains exactly why.

I'd also request that phonearena stop these publishing these articles as its the same stupid childish nonsense from apple time after time after time.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 03:21 3

13. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)

It clear Apple is not suing Samsung, but Android.

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 09:02 3

14. Striker (Posts: 92; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)

Nice job, Apple! Keep pursuing plagiarists and thieves!

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 11:52 3

16. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

and the slave and sheep army keeps marching ever forward... oi

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 11:38 1

15. gallitoking (Posts: 4721; Member since: 17 May 2011)

wow. I smell the hating from a mile away... and while you guys bit** about it... a Samsung truck is unloading ipad3 screens in Cupertino...

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 13:04 1

17. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

More like Shanghai, they dont make those Ipads in America :p

posted on 16 Feb 2012, 21:05

18. Sackboy117 (Posts: 178; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

Childish. . . they should get grounded for this

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