Here's how Samsung never copies Apple... Not

Here's how Samsung never copies Apple... Not
Here's how Samsung never copies Apple... Not
Here's how Samsung never copies Apple... Not
The ongoing legal battles between Samsung and Apple have allegations flying around like dishes in a family fight, but most of end customers barely even care about who borrowed what from whom, but rather focus on the product. 

That might not be the right thing to do, but it's inevitable with an endless legal saga. An entertaining (yet true) collection of images hit the nets recently and it's probably the best illustration on the copycat case we've seen so far.
 
Interestingly, it reveals that Samsung has even overlooked the fact that it's got iOS app images in its retail stores. The Safari and App Store icons appear on the background of what one would think should be only Android apps. But there's a couple of more images to prove the point, if you don't get it.

Do you think that's enough to conclude that Samsung is indeed "slavishly" copying from Apple and how important you feel the issue is? Check out the whole set of images on the right.

source: Reddit

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100 Comments

1. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

lol horrible minds think alike

13. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

Samsung thinks innovative. Apple may be revolutionary at some points but obviously, they're not the most productive by the end of the year. They have this very narrow range of crapple products and let their iSheep worship it.

18. OnInOn unregistered

This is serious; Samsung has employed more than 200 people worldwide to check and comment on technology and mobile related websites. It is all part of their campaign to become #1. This is true, believe me, I worked in this company and I know their strategies.

24. that's good unregistered

that's good thing, it means that they collect feedback from us. 200 people doesn't sound accurate tho. and if you didn't notice already, there's something called community management. they collect feedback, shares ideas, inform the updates and etc.

62. TechOne unregistered

citation needed! or i think you are employed by apple to post comments!

100. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

@onlnon. And how can a company who simply waits and copies the next move of another become number one? Lol. Samsung will not be number one. A copycat would always be a step behind :) Apple innovates, and Samsung imitates Apple's innovations. So how can Samsung lead when it only follows someone else's ideas?

103. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

lol when apple is top two companyies in the world…

2. John unregistered

Apple should learn from Microsoft, how to deal with patents and other such stuff. Now almost everyone has to pay Microsoft for its intellectual property claims over Android.

58. Yup unregistered

yea, you are right, this post is epic fail, fayez I can make a post something like this: "Here's how Apple never copies anyone... Not" Apple copies LG Prada phonehttp://techcrunch.com/2007/02/12/lg-says-apple-copied-prada-phone/ Apple copies Samsunghttp://static6.businessinsider.com/image/4dafe5364bd7c8810c080000-610-/samsung-iphone-comparison.jpg Apple copies Nokiahttp://www.neowin.net/news/nokia-licenses-patents-to-apple-ending-two-year-dispute there, and I can enjoy watching users babbling in the comments. well done Victor H. you should be proud

104. cheetah2k

Posts: 2193; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

I’m sorry but the others have similar box designs, such as HTC: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3182/5840122622_4bcbd48f76.jpg Dell has similar USB plug designs for their Streak range: http://www.handtec.co.uk/shopimages/products/normal/Dell-Streak-USB-Charging-and-Synchronizing-Cable-m.jpg RIM has a similar USB charging block for their Blackberry range: http://cdn.crackberry.com/files/kevin/pearl-3g-powerplug3.jpg … and as far as the voice record app is concerned, who really gives a fcuk! This article is nutting but fekking bulls**t.

3. fayez unregistered

this post is epic fail, and finding it on this site its a shame

4. John unregistered

19. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

yet, look at the dozen fandroid posts all in a few minutes. dont you guys see that you are the sheep? you flock to these 'articles' to bash apple and PA rakes in the revenue. i applaud them for getting you guys with it day after day after day

21. Sam unregistered

iOS 5 going to be the Best Mobile OS to Date! Apple has recently announced the new iOS 5, The biggest update to their mobile phone OS since the iPhone was launched back in 2007. So Big, infact, that Apple decided to bypass the iPhone 5 launch this year round. What the iOS 5 bring that the iOS didn’t already have. People loved the iOS for its fluidity and ease of use, its beautiful and clean interface and the simplicity of performing actions to utilize and exploit the abilities the device it was on. The huge list of useful and eye pleasing applications which were designed to work within the means of the OS and worked on the same basic principle, doing simple things easily and simplifying difficult things. But not everyone feels like this. Especially those who take pride in their endeavors to defame the fruit companies products, with their basic set of questions in place. Why does the structure have to be so closed? Why are we not allowed to do things that prior devices allowed us to do? Bluetooth file transfer- File management, Adobe Flash based browsing, even setting a custom ringtone. The fact of the matter is, Apple saw that these things were slowing down the Operating Systems usage which in turn deteriorated the whole device. For example, Bluetooth file transfer was the main reason due to which, in 2005, over 3 million Nokia phones got infected with a virus which would delete important files from the Symbian structure ending basic phone use. Adobe flash is the heaviest video plugin ever made ( Adobe’s CEO confirms this) it is heavy on the processor , ram and extremely heavy on battery. Apple saw that by disabling Flash for video within Internet browsing, the overall battery life of device increased considerably. That being said, the user always should to have the choice to make the decision for himself. Adobe flash is allowed in the Application structure and a large number of apps are made with flash. Apple could have enabled Flash for a user to decide. But , in their defense it is easier to ignore a couple of 1000 people complaining about Flash – than a few million complaining about bad battery. Apple knows and is sure of one thing and one thing only, if they say their device does something, it does it. They don’t care about anything else and especially those things that they don’t promise or talk about. With the new iOS 5 , Apple brings about a large number of change in the Operating Systems use and the way you use your iDevice in a day to day basis. Apple has made these improvements not only due to a large number of demands, But also to take on the competition head first. The iOS 5 adds a huge chunk of things that were missing from the iOS over 200 to be precise. It also adds a whole list of new and innovative aspects to the already popular OS. Here are some of the most notable things.

90. cool unregistered

it will not be the best os because its copying a ton of stuff android already has you fanboys just too stoopid to see it

27. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

and yet, you are here too. does that make you a double sheep?

31. John unregistered

Once the next iphone comes I won't see this site up until the next release. Donkeys like you will spend hours daily on such sites, searching for ways to hurt people :( and their personal opinions;(. You will never find your perfect phone Mr.remixfa.

34. Sam unregistered

You seem to be more interested in news concerning Apple than anything else. Now, what does that make you , an ape?

46. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

double sheep? what does that even mean? i like apple and their products. i like reading these articles. im happy PA covers this stuff.

50. ilia1986 unregistered

Well I can's say that I hate my iPhone to be fair - but when one looks @ Android - and sees what the iPhone COULD have been - one truly starts to loath Apple. The primary reason I check Cydia every morning is the hope of finding a Fuly functional Android 3.x+ boot project. I want Android-leveled customization. Not an iPhone with a few neat tweaks and themes.

51. Joe unregistered

considering Google hasn't released the source code for honeycomb, have fun waiting for that to happen.

56. exo2u unregistered

I don't think that phonearena is well off. you see the webpage right, mostly trash. Ads to pay for s**t. Don't think its as much a choice as it is a necessity.

5. phantomash

Posts: 20; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

that is all?

6. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Why is Apple filed lawsuits against Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets only, does other companies their phones and tablets different form factors. May be Apple just wanted to banned Samsung Galaxy phone and tablets.

10. AKm007

Posts: 108; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

The reason apple is only suing samsung is because they are the only major threat to apple right now.

55. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I like samsung and their products are great however, they need some originality. They didnt even try hiding it lol. If i were apple, i would sue for this ONLY-hey are going overboard now though.

30. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

maybe we all dont know sh*t about whats going on behind the scenes.

8. Marius O. unregistered

Oh, come on, what do you expect to see when you open a box containing a tablet ? A dragon, a clown ? This article is pathetic. I expected something else from phonearena. But seeing the trend is posting hamburger and sushi pics just to prove a phone's existence, i can't say i''m surprised about this article either.

67. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I just got my Bionic and both that and the DX I bought in 2010 came out of the box exactly the same fashion, with the Moto boxes being gray not white but packaged the exact same way. Also bieng that Samsung makes Apple components it goes to show that both companies put out similar looking devices. But showing the pics of the completely different looking charging connectors was weak.

9. dionddc

Posts: 129; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

Samsung probably made Apple's adapter. Apart from the first image in the collection, all of that is complete bulls**t. I don't get it, the picture shows the packaging of the Galaxy Tab and the iPad? Is this a comparing or contrasting? I know they both have something in common: they're made by Samsung.

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