Samsung's J.K. Shin says without Samsung patents, there is no Apple iPhone; no deal with Apple is coming

Those of you who thought that Samsung would follow in HTC's footsteps and work out a cease-fire with Samsung had better think again; Samsung mobile head JK Shin says that Apple could not produce its iconic smartphone without Samsung's wireless patents...
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55 Comments

37. oister85

Posts: 512; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Gallitoking is right theres no way apple will get banned. The government will NOT allowed

42. xtremesv

Posts: 299; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

Of course, if you really believe the US justice system is corrupt then it may be the case Samsung will never win against Apple.

45. tedkord

Posts: 17355; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Other than legal fees, it hasn't cost them one red penny yet. And by the time its done, it will cost nowhere near a billion, if anything at all.

55. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Right, especially if apple is forced to pay Samsung's legal fees.

12. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

If Samsung really wants to destroy Apple, they could easily tell the public that majority of Apple parts are made by Samsung. "Remember the Apple iPhone? Well, we made most their parts and we put better ones in ours. Remember the iPhone 3G? Yeah, that too. Know the iPhone 5 out now? We still have parts in that too but our's is better. Know the Apple iPad? Let's save that for another time." An ad similar to that would destroy Apple.

56. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

That would be great! Show it being disassembled either virtually or sped-up. "This is an iphone/ipod/apple anything. These are the parts made by apple (blank screen). These are the parts made by samsung (processor, memory, etc). Notice a difference? Buy the real thing made by the company that makes the parts in your systems. Buy samsung."

13. ElektronicGeek91

Posts: 105; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Those are some strong powerful words. Aha. Samsung all the way!

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 31027; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lawsuits lawsuits and more lawsuits. Please let it end

18. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

I prefer this than the war in Israel

34. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Agree with you and jedii. Sometimes, I wish I didnt know about all these lil details about companies..

19. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

tell that to Apple as they started this mess.

16. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

Yup, flick Apple the birdie and just concentrate on the galaxy S4

17. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

In other words.... F*CK YOU Apple !!! & Your Bullsh*t Patents :-)

23. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

I think nokia has the major patents.. And Nokia started smartphones..!!

27. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

im really annoyed by these suing thing.... why wont they just agree with each other?!

31. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

I don't get how fandroids read that is Samsung that there will be no deal with Apple and is ok by you guys but if it would have been Apple claiming no deal . Apple would have been crucified... I am beginning to think that there is a new herd of Sh__ps

35. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

It what it is....there are fanboys on every side, for probably every product under the sun. Everybody prefers something, sometimes prefers it so much they are biased towards it. All I will say about Apple is IMO they cry too much over nothing.

36. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

all companies cry over nothing.. trust me

40. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Someone has been smoking some serious Korean spice.

41. Goutch

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

The iPhone5 is an awesome device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...to use as a doorstop.

43. TechnoTechyes

Posts: 71; Member since: Jan 24, 2011

I think this is mostly about Samsung making a point... (not so much about winning anything) Apple has managed to make it's followers believe it invented so many things that it actually copied. i.e. Touch to open apps (Apple copied Palm) Pinch to Zoom (seen in 2002 movie Minority Report) On Screen Keyboard (Apple followed many preceding devices) Home Button (Apple followed many devices) On screen page turns (are you kidding?) I think the whole point of Samsung's suit is to pound in the fact that Apple is not the great innovator its followers believe it is. ie Jan 2006: HTC came out with the Prophet June 2007 HTC came out with the Touch (like Prophet less buttons) Aug 2008 HTC came out with the TouchPro (like Touch, just sleeker) and was immediately accused of copying the iPhone. The iPhone was released after the HTC Touch in 2007 How does Apple get away with that? I think that is what Samsung wants to put an end to.

44. rizky_p

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Finally a strong figure to stand againts the bully, just we need.

46. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Some bibles put the Apple as the center of attention, for needing the first judgement in court. In those same books (bibles), you will also read, the stories of Samson... Being a strong and courageous man.

47. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

You go SS rape A'ass like it deserve, if she is a bitch then treat her like one. Don't stop till Apple juice come out Am I too harsh? But I think she love that lol

48. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

That's the sad thing even if apple was found guilty of blatant patent infringement the courts in America still wouldn't rule in favor of Samsung. . Even though apple started this whole patent lawsuit crap the courts would NOT ban the iphone and ipad sales just a sad fact.
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