The devices Apple managed to get banned

The devices Apple managed to get banned
The trial between Apple and Samsung might have just started, but the legal battles fought by the company from Cupertino have been going on for months. When you think about the time, resources and effort put by Apple into all of these lawsuits, the result in the form of banned devices actually seems fairly small. Truth be told, Apple managed to get a few devices off the shelves for a limited amount of time in various parts of the world, but we wouldn't say that the effect was exactly what Apple wanted.

So, which were those devices that fell victims to the legal battles between Apple and pretty much everyone else? Exactly which devices did Apple manage to get banned? The gallery we've put together below will show you just that...




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116 Comments

1. jaoowolabi

Posts: 201; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

Lol why can't we just have world peace?

68. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

PA doesn't like WORLD peace nor does APPLE

3. Astro551

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

why don't we have both? dah dah dah dah dah *woooo*http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqgSO8_cRio

5. darktranquillity

Posts: 285; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

It wont be long before you too get the taste of your own medicine apple.

108. Rishabh

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

yup and apple will land in a big blow

114. user312

Posts: 68; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

I doubt it darktranquillity unless apple decides to change everything about that retarted iphone with the next iphone they wont get a lawsut for a while

6. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

another biased apple we suck off article.. why do I say that? becasuse they mention the hTC x one and evo 4g LTE which were not banned by apple and only on the list to make this list make sense. FAIL

9. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

how about you read the description next to the picture you troll you know words not just pictures and a big mouth

105. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

and did you read the title of this article? Phones apple got BANNED they are not BANNED stupid f**k.

106. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

ohh i'm scared you said a bad word if your read propely it says they were banned temporary

112. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I am talking about the purpose of the article not the invidual parts to it. THe article says "The devices Apple managed to get banned" if the article said "The devices apple managed to get banned even if only temporaily" or something similar it would be right. Its just another phone arena pro apple article. I wonder how much them and gizmodo get in kick backs from apple.

7. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

They got it banned by paying bribes to judges, bribing billions of dollars to eye witnesses.. stupid company.. they know their products are not as good, so ban the competitors because they might eat the market share!!! looking at ANY tablet the shape is similar... Apple really really greedy!!

16. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

proof?

102. levvy

Posts: 33; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Proof , for example, You Mr. Serious9010. How much you have got from Apple?

115. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Nothing, I even own a sgs3. What was your point again?

8. pankajgupta

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Android is here to survive. Apple is gonna be hit big time *BIG TIME* by Windows Phone 8. and they would not be able to sue them. I hope Apple learns its lesson soon.

95. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Trust me, they will find a reason to sue them. Are their phones square??? Offer email? There you are...

103. levvy

Posts: 33; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

LMFAO *__*

109. Rishabh

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

apple have a knack of finding weird ways to sue companies, so who knows wat will happen next but ofcourse microsoft is not to be underestimated

10. Aeires unregistered

Banning the Galaxy Nexus was probably the second best thing that ever happened to that phone (JB the best, of course). People like myself who were on the fence about getting this phone went ahead and purchased it. All Apple did was create a buzz about the phone and made people curious about it when they probably wouldn't have bothered before. On a different note, good job on banning the Tab 7.7, I almost bought one because it looks exactly like the iPad! Apple has become the tool of the electronics industry, banning products just because they will look like their soon to be released products.

11. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Mostly samsung products are being banned, apple realized that samsung will be their biggest competitor that's why they aggresively suing it. Sad to say this doesn't stop samsung to create better products as well as other companies. I'm sure samsung learned a lesson now, they will continue innovations and advancement of technology. Lets see next year if apple still be able to ban products, I'm sure again it will never happen anymore. Lessons learned.

12. kamil

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

Hope one or more companies decides to bann apple products and see how it feels like.

13. boringman123

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Getting some of the devices banned could help Apple to make further claim against Samsung's other devices and eventually be more convincing for the copycat accusation to the jury. There is a bigger game here.

15. ekia007

Posts: 61; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Apple is already out of innovation which is why they are trying to ban devices. Stupid Apple.

17. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Sony FTW.

19. gixxerrider311

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Even tho I am an iOS user I will have to say it does seem like apple wants to be a monopoly banning all these great devices...

88. techaman unregistered

now only do you ride the best bikes, but you see from both sides. i like this comment.

20. sc5sdanny

Posts: 9; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

Apple needs to get off there high horse competition is never a bad thing.

23. Savage unregistered

Another article showing Apple's greedy strategies to ban competition and own the tech-market. Don't worry Apple, you'll always remain 2nd best in everything except the tablet market. 2nd best in smartphone sales. 2nd best in PC sales etc etc.

89. techaman unregistered

lov it lol

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