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Samsung's Chief Strategy Officer becomes an Apple fanboy at home

0. phoneArena posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:12

Samsung's Chief Strategy Officer decides in which direction the Korean based manufacturer is going to go; incredible as it may seem, once Young Sohn gets home, he changes from Samsung executive to Apple fan boy with a personal collection of Apple devices that includes an Apple iPhone and an Apple iPad...

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posted on 13 Dec 2012, 10:10 1

59. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)

Well said, who cares about useless good for nothing messed up all over the place OSX,
once used never revert back to prison™®©

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 12:32

72. OHaZZaR (Posts: 131; Member since: 19 Aug 2011)

I'm sorry 3/4? You must be joking. I have both a windows and an OSX machine and frankly, it does absolutely everything my windows PC does, except for games. And guess what. It does all that with greater ease! I browse the web, I edit photos and videos, and I do word-processing, and all that I did on the PC, only it was a lot slower on the PC, especially with it's lack of full-screen apps, a terrible use of gestures and is less fluid, although it has the processing power to run Far Cry 3 at 60 fps and my macbook can't even open it. You have no right to judge especially since you don't own a mac and are clearly basing your judgement on the specs. If the fact that macs can't do games is troubling for you, too bad. I'm not stupid and I can't go back to PCs simply because web browsing is terrible in comparison, it doesn't have final cut pro and is fundamentally flawed compared to OSX. I also find it amusing that you think it's confusing. My friend doesn't know how to turn off a windows 8 computer, and can turn off my mac after using it for the first time in his life. You're also contradicting yourself, if people use macs because they're stupid, shouldn't it mean that it should be ridiculously easy to turn off? And further more, doesn't that mean that you just called yourself stupid because you think it's confusing to turn off a system meant for dumb people?

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:34 7

10. wendygarett (unregistered)

Why's all the negative comments, even the HTC founder Cher Wang's husband is an Apple fanboy as well, he also own a mac, and iPad...
Apple founder Wozniak pick surface as their tablets instead of iPad, is that the sins?

I believe at least one Google employee own iDevice and at least one Apple employee own android...

Please respect his choice, if he is a talented guy, I don't think Sammy will fire him, that's Asian culture, you never understand...

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:38 1

15. jstahl (Posts: 79; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)

are you chinese?

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:23 1

31. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)

well, I'm a chinese but you don't have to be an asian to know "if you want to know somebody better, try to stand on their position"

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:34 6

11. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)

The "title" of this news is a little bit offensive, just saying though

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:43

39. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4321; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Agree... It's like PA wants to see Sammy and Applets fight.

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:37 3

13. bloodline (Posts: 706; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)

I think its actually a good idea to use a competitors product. You need to understand what makes that product a success and how you can master it for your own and make it even better.

Just don't copy it....

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:39 4

16. jstahl (Posts: 79; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)

Ok, so when I say Android Fanboys I get my account suspended for one week, and you guys use it as the title? FLICK YOU Phone Aranus

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:57

20. bayhuy (Posts: 320; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)

So, Samsung's top managers love Apple and because their boss refused to buy them iPhones and iPads, they decided to clone Apple's products and make their own...

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 13:30

75. ruthayy (Posts: 16; Member since: 21 Jul 2012)


posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:58

21. willywill_evo (Posts: 162; Member since: 05 Jan 2011)

What a dumb as, he know the war between Apple and Samsung. You already know he wants to get fire so Apply can hire him, that's what the wants

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:58 3

22. dragonscourgex (Posts: 307; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)

He should not be fire. He has a right to use what he want in his own home. Also, keep your friends close, keep your enemy closer.

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 07:58 2

23. Mr.Mr.Upgrade (Posts: 474; Member since: 30 Aug 2011)

at the end of the day its what works best for you the user....apple or android.... i see no one commeted on how he said the samsung galaxy nexus is the best when it comes to eco system for android.......software is the number prioty in smart phones...... and when it cones to android...the nexus is the best....you people who own s3 or note 2 will be updating your phones again because your phone software ....nexus is the best android....when it comes to other android phones they are fragments.... waste of money......

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:00 6

24. redmd (Posts: 1368; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

Google CEO uses BB. as he said it's not the device, it's the ecosystem that's better.

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:04 1

27. wendygarett (unregistered)

You mean CEO Larry page?? I never know that...

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:04

26. preet27in (banned) (Posts: 173; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)

combine both.... apple and samsung..... collabration will b the greatest i guess. nyways chill just a joke. cheers !!!!

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:12 1

28. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

I don't see what's wrong with that , that's his personal devices . I don't give sghot about Samsung apple war , whatever device you like just use it .

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:17 4

29. rudlie (Posts: 205; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)

Samsung itself is the BEST Apple Fanboy

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:27

33. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)

samsung & apple have a spark towards each other. why else samsung compares their products to apple and apple tries to sue samsung all the time

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 09:47 1

51. rudlie (Posts: 205; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)

samsung compares and copy designs of apple products. the court evidences proved it so. why samsung didn't copy other company? because samsung is truly apple fanboy.

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 10:22

62. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)

LOL, copying because they are Apple fanboy...

That's something new...

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:25 2

32. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)

there's no way that in a company, their employees are forbidden to use competitiors' smartphones. if the companies are smart they would encourage their employees to use competitors' phone because that way they learn what they need to improve, it's a common sense

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 08:41

37. BadAssAbe (Posts: 465; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)

Technically if apple still got their parts form Samsung then he is still using Samsung stuff.

Also only reason apple is bad is because they are way overpriced for such little toys.

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 09:26 3

43. SamsungFan (Posts: 201; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)

Apple s**ks

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 10:05 1

57. xtremesv (Posts: 298; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)

This declaration can be used by Apple to sustain the claim Samsung copies everything Apple "creates". He speaks of a stronger ecosystem, that was true one year ago. Right now, Google Services offer a powerful all-around ecosystem as well and in some cases even more reliable than Apple's offerings (someone said Maps?). Maybe this guy has a point but if it were up to me, I would still reprimand him to keep his personal preferences away from the media.

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 11:23

66. Kjayhawk (Posts: 294; Member since: 07 Oct 2010)

I think using apple products really doesn't make you a fanboy.

This article tells of an actual fanboy switching to android...


posted on 13 Dec 2012, 11:47 2

67. lauremar (Posts: 181; Member since: 29 Feb 2012)

Dear Mr. Sohn - why not quit Samsung and work for Apple? Sincerely, Samsung/Google user

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 11:54

69. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

why should he do that? he seems good at his job, whatever he wants to use at home is his choice

posted on 13 Dec 2012, 11:53 1

68. JunitoNH (Posts: 1934; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)

Let me guess, you thought a rich, educated and professional man was going to be logging around an ugly piece of plastic like the S3. You have to remember he has to go to social and professional events. Furthermore, I'm willing to bet the companies CEO children all have iPhones, in private quarters. They have concrete numbers, how many devices are returned or defective; know where true quality, and workmanship lies. Just because you own Ford doesn't mean you can't drive Lamborghini. Sure they want you to buy their devices and get richer, and why not? If they sell you a piece of plastic for $600 and you buy it, is your problem. Don't expect everyone else buy into it. Now, grow up and join the real world.

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