Apple gets an order forcing Samsung to hand over Android prototypes

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung over the latter copying iOS features and physical appearance down to the packaging in its Galaxy line of phones and tablets has just taken a new turn. San Jose Judge Lucy Koh has issued an order forcing Samsung…
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26. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

You'll like it. I replaced my cracked iPhone with a focus cuz it was cheaper. Can't say I won't upgrade to iPhone 5 or 6 but wp7 is nice. Also, I think Apple is going after Sammy because of the striking similarity of their GUI. The 4x4 grid plus icon doc is a blatant rip off. However going after Google itself would be dumb because saying Google copied the grid layout would be stupid on apples part. Palm and rim also used a similar UI also. Even before the iPhone. But hell even samsungs icons look like apples.

27. Rich unregistered

im starting to think that apple is feeling like its going to be hard to win this arms race bc they are just producing a single phone once a year, while these other phones are growing by leaps and bounds. now they are reverting to other tactics to try and slow down the other companies.

30. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

jajaja look at al the hate... towards apple... dammm.. so now you guys seems to know a lot about the law. wow the hate for a company?? blinds u guys... if it was the other way around ..android fans wil be al over it.. and in favor of the law.. please... these are only cell phone company that make phones.. if you dont liek a product..dont buy it..period... I have the Droid x but recognize the iphone... i dont hate..

32. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Wow, all the hating on Apple, lol. I think it's because you guys know deep inside that Apple is right in defending their patents. And you guys want a piece of Apple in your android devices as well, and now that Apple is going after Sammy, you guys don't like it :)

35. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Gemini, haven't seen you in a while. And as usual you're wrong.

36. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

How can I be wrong when the court favored Apple on this case. And how can I be wrong when all your actions clearly says that you are pissed off at Apple because they're trying to stop Samsung from copying their features into their android devices?

37. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Everyone has been copying Apple for years now. From kinetic scrolling, to that spring effect when you scroll, to proximity sensors, to adopting capacitive touch instead of using styluses, to gyroscope integration, to the AppStore, to the iPad, to pinch to zoom, to slide to unlock, etc...... Which android phone had those features and devices before the iphone? NONE.

38. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

And that is why you are pissed. Because you do like what the iphone does, you just don't like Apple, so you are thankful every time android devices copies and integrates what Apple had integrated into the iphone and the ipad, so that you can also enjoy what iphone and ipad users enjoy :)

39. koolaid unregistered

@ gemini- your not very up to date with your patent infridgments are you? i dont think so.. NOKIA AND PALM have and always have had the patents for scrolling with the fingure on a touch iu, they have patents for widgets and apps, and all the other shit apple is suing samsung, nokia, hp, google, and who ever else they decide at that point they need to strip of their patent rights so apple can get more money.. you my friend are an idiot. how bout you take a trip down memory lane and check on nokias 2001 touch screen patents and see how many were BLATENLY STOLEN BY APPLE AND USED ON THE FIRST GEN IPHONE.. get the fuck outa here.. ive had all the phones and they are almost the same but, with wp7 and android you dont get the warming sensation of steves job middle fingure giving you a prostate exam for you 1.29 per song and 15.00 dollars for a dig. copy of a cd. come on now budy, apple is like the nazi party and steve jobs is hitler. so hail hitler if you wish, but come one now. that is my rant on that. but for real. apple has stolen everything they have and no1 sees this? AND on top of it they don't build a single piece of equiptment used in their own device, so if the shit really hits the fan watch sammy drop them all together. that would make me pee a little because i would not be able to stop laughing.

44. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Then how come they never implemented those features the way Apple did? If Apple does not own these patents, then Sammy has nothing to fear. How can Apple sue for a patents that someone else have already patented? Lol. And you have the nerve to call me an idiot? No need to open the history books. Just use plain common sense. If Apple stole patented features from Nokia, then let Nokia sue Apple. Are you a patent specialist? Who cares if you have a thousand phones up your arse? Lol. Apple has every right to sue anyone to protect their IP. If it is true that Apple stole everything that they have, then let those who they stole from sue them. If they don't sue Apple, then that would only mean that Apple didn't steal anything. All parts on every Apple device is approved per Apple's specifications, so it does not matter where the hell they purchase their hardware from. If Sammy drops Apple, who is their top customer, then let them. Other hardware producers will welcome Apple with open arms. Why are you laughing? Last time I checked, Apple is doing way better than the rest :)

40. lowe unregistered

apples loosin to google thats why there tiring this

45. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

@koolaid.. calm down dude... is fine not to like Apple but comparing it to Hitler dude c'mon... that is your opinion so dont mix the facts with your opinion. ok.. if people want to pay 1.29 per song what is it to you... as long as you dont pay for them get the f out of here with your comments.. u have no right to critize people and what to pay or not... downsizing just because people chooses to pay for stuff, it does not matter if Apple "steals" again your opinion.... and we al knwo your opinion wil not count in court.... next

47. DriodTroller unregistered

What a bunch of BS. cRAPPLE is getting a little high on themselves. It will be soon that they will crumble.
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