Australian retailer Kogan stops selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 after Apple threatens to sue

Despite selling iPads too, the Australian electronics retailer Kogan has been threatened with a lawsuit by Apple, if it continues to sell and market the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, and it complied...
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55 Comments

13. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Wow and people really don't think Apple is a bully need to think again. Only thing I like is my Apple ipod, that's it. Everything else by Apple is useless to me and under powered compared to my electronics and devices.

14. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Apple is begining to bully distributors, this is the same tactic they pulled on a kid from Queens who just wanted to get a good grade in school by selling white iphone cases he bought from the manufacturer. But rather then suing they bully and threaten.

15. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

It was a kid in China not queens. After how you embarrassed yourself yesterday I thought you'd take a break from PA.

30. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

I think you were the one there tacos. He call you out, told you were he was and you bit,h out

33. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Yes in fandroid land I was afraid of Internet threats and I'm afraid of darthball because I didn't want to travel to another state to have a fist fight with him.

34. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

No taco the kid was from Queens NY, he bought white iphone conversion kits from Foxconn and created a web site to sell them. Now I know you talk out of your ass. http://newsodrome.com/technology_news/apple-sues-ny-teenager-who-sold-white-iphone-4-conversion-kits-25896974 Now who looks like the idiot who makes up sh*t and doesn't have his facts correct when he spews sh*t from his mouth instead of his a**.

35. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Didn't you learn your lesson? You had a public meltdown yesterday. May not want to address me directly.

36. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Why????? What are you gonna do about it? you're the scared kid who hides behind his computer, not me jr. And BTW your the one who doesn't know what he's talking about, not me China......Please, fool.

38. duder unregistered

Does anybody else find come to PA just read Tacos comments just watch him make a douche out of himself time after time

39. duder unregistered

WOW Que grammar police lol

50. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

That's the second fan that's come out publicly this week. I appreciate your support. PA may want to think about paying me. I bring a lot of traffic to their website.

18. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

I kinda like David Shafer's statement, its like a quotation worth jotting down. . .

20. jacko unregistered

the Australian retailer Kogan has been threatened with a lawsuit by Apple coz apple knows there devices are s**t and the galaxy devices will and is the best mobile devices out THAT IS WHY APPLE IS TRYING TO STOP THEM BEING SOLD whats wrong apple u dont like people having freedom and dont like competition and being out sold 3 to 1 in australia and its available on all carriers thats really saying something p.s i had an is**t and it was the biggest piece of s**t that i sold it after 2 weeks for 1/4 of the price and gone to android and never looked back

23. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Well, that's funny, Apple. What are you going to do next, sue Best Buy for selling the Galaxy Tab as well? Why don't you just piss off everyone in the world while you're at it?

45. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Apple requested... and a grand jury agreed... I take you used sarcasm on the comment... please tell me it was sarcasm....

46. StupidChicken unregistered

your an idiot

48. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

hmm coming from an unregistered user named stupid chicken....right...

28. TKFox007

Posts: 303; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

Apple really is trying to eliminate the competition. It's so obvious that they want to be the only touchscreen device maker, they're bullying distributors now who could probably sue for loss of business. This like back in the 80s when they tried to sue Microsoft because they were using a GUI. When in fact Apple stole the idea from Xerox. The problem now is, Apple has made so many broad patents that they can sue anyone for anything to try and eliminate the competition. Look at Microsoft, they get $5 for every HTC Android phone sold for patent royalties. That's not stifling the competition, that's "you used our patents, pay up." That's normal in the business world. Apple on the other hand, doesn't want royalties, they want the competition eliminated. That's worse than what patent trolls do. I think that Kogan should counter sue for loss of business/profits because Apple is causing them to lose money. I think if stores started counter suing Apple for loss of sales, Apple would back off. Because the retailer would make Apple pay for the entire stock of Samsung devices that they can't sell and makes them pay for the shipping and man hours it would require to ship it all back to Samsung.

53. Cinnamon

Posts: 87; Member since: Jun 16, 2011

They are trying to create a Monopoly :0

29. jonathanrash

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 26, 2011

if everyone agrees to go on samsung's side i would say apple is screwed becuse who need to buy a device made buy a company that has to sue to still stay with android and who will never give us what we want why does the iphone have worst camera on it and they say it talks better pictures then a android and why think apple is ever going to change there mind because all they have is the app store so they have to make phones that suck and go ahead and wait for the iphone to come out with a 8MP camera because android phones are already look at 10MP and up so apple is still going to be a longway off

42. smhatapple unregistered

i really hate apple for this reason, i can't say their products are horrible, but i prefer android, but their company is horrible...

43. karas

Posts: 85; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Sue the customers for buying samsung products

51. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

This is why I hate APPLE not just me everyone. The guy is trying to make some money. But GREEDY ASS APPLE will threatened to SUE him to shut his store down. I'd say FCK U APPLE!! I think we should all get together AND BANNED FROM SELLING APPLE PRODUCTS since their banning & protest Samsung around the world

54. applefocker unregistered

Don't be a sheep & get screwed by Steveā„¢

55. the man unregistered

taco, u suck, please dont comment ever again
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