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The devices Apple managed to get banned

0. phoneArena posted on 09 Aug 2012, 08:41

The trial between Apple and Samsung might have just started, but the legal battles fought by the company from Cupertino have been going on long before that...

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 10:23 1

25. doublehammer (Posts: 75; Member since: 07 Aug 2012)

@ RAY S.

Big guy, you forgot quite a few devices. They also got a dozen or so Moto devices banned as well for... pinch 2 zoom I think. I believe it was the Cliq, XT, and most of the original "Blur" line up. Of course that had like zero effect since the bulk of the devices were no longer sold.

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 10:23 4

26. doublehammer (Posts: 75; Member since: 07 Aug 2012)

if you cant compete, you litigate!

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 10:33 5

27. ricodroid (Posts: 16; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)

i wonder who are those idiots who confused Galaxy Tab and i pad .. and who on earth would buy a product before taking a look at it for F*** sake !
regardless .. guys . this has nothin to do with right or wrong .. this is about greed and control over the market ... and drawing more out of our pockets .. from the two parties .. and apple cant sue google .. so samsung seems pretty more reasonable target

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 10:43

28. speckledapple (Posts: 892; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)

This is a rather eh story.

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 11:24 6

40. Peter27 (Posts: 233; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

Please, please can someone finally start banning the TVs ?

I wanted to buy LG TV but the Samsung, Panasonic, and lot of other TVs looks
exactly the same. They all got rectangular shape with big screen and thick black bezel around it. It is so confusing..... :( What even more lot of features look exactly the same.
(the volume button sign looks exactly same on all of them, not saying about the power button).

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 23:53 2

78. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

When the apple tv comes out they will start suing vizio #1 tv in the states. Then apple will bitch n complain bout vizio copying them because of its thin rectangular shape

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 07:55

90. techaman (unregistered)

hahahah i love this comment its called uniformity right. that way all the people in the world now how to change vol and ch and what the phone call button is/looks like

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 08:36

93. doublehammer (Posts: 75; Member since: 07 Aug 2012)

Or DVD/Bluray players. They are all sleek, mostly all black, rectangles with a centered front screen, the disk tray is almost always on the left with power buttons on the right.... its all sooo confusing.

oh wait.. every last device mentioned has their manufacturers LOGO all over the darn thing. Samsung's is front and center. Apple's is on the back. So if there is any idiot consumer confusion over the brand, then its Apple's fault, not Samsung's. You cant get more differentiating then the large silver "SAMSUNG" logo on the front of all their products.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 16:15

97. Peter27 (Posts: 233; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

i went today to buy some Chiquita bananas, but there have been many other that looked exactly... :)

Ok maybe this is too much :)

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 11:41

43. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

don't forget the Droid Incredible 4G LTE, it's delay prevented a bunch of people from picking it up because it came after the Unlimited Data Deadline.

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 11:59

44. JunkCreek (Posts: 407; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

got off the wall. only m0120n people get confuse then they start abuse other. even i never see iproduct before, but i do know ipad and samsung tablet are different OS. so, u peapple, get off the wall and see the world outside in reallity.

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 12:11

47. MartyK (Posts: 932; Member since: 11 Apr 2012)

Ray S (are anyone),

How come when Motorola's win over Apple in a patent infringement case to get Apple ban

Apple go to this US district court and get the whole patent case dismiss?

Are even if Motorola get one against MS to get them ban

MS run to the same US district judge and get that lift

But Samsung and Motorola can't get the same justice they deserve.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 07:58

91. techaman (unregistered)

u.s companys home ground and i think its a big pay off and fan boys over there.

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 12:27 3

49. appleisawesome (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)

whats worse than apple are the judges and lawyers who agree with them

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 13:56 3

52. RapidCat (Posts: 351; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)

reading comment section is more interesting tha the article

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 20:02

67. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

PA PLEASE STOP POSTING B.S. articles bout banning products on this site. it's getting ridicules. it's like you guys out there have NOTHING BETTER TO DO. Must be very dying to test out the NEW iPhone (not iPhone 5)

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 20:28

70. toyboyz (Posts: 207; Member since: 22 Jan 2010)

Isn't there laws against bullying?!

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 20:32

72. doublehammer (Posts: 75; Member since: 07 Aug 2012)

if you can figure out how to make Apple's bullying of android manufacturers a hate crime.. sure.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 07:48

87. techaman (unregistered)

i wonder what would happen if samsung just said ok we are done with you apple freaks we will not support you any more, meaning no parts or anything apple would drop over night not being able to make phones software ect. that would be funning but samsung would not do it because its a good chunk of sales for samsung

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 22:23

98. ghostnexus (Posts: 96; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

As long as the galaxy s series doesn't get banned I don't give a f**k

posted on 11 Aug 2012, 01:25

99. IXLR8 (Posts: 1; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

If we take Apple's lawsuits as precedent, I think Microsoft should file a suit against apple for copying its design for a tablet. They created the concept in 2001 and companies like HP have been making them since 2002.

posted on 12 Aug 2012, 06:49

104. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)

If Apple is trying the Ban the Galaxy S3 by saying it looks similar to the iPhone 5/4/4S in the future.... i'll give the company QUADRUPLE FACEPALM.

posted on 15 Aug 2012, 03:06

107. Raptor9142 (Posts: 41; Member since: 15 Apr 2012)

i wonder wat happens if apple iphone 4s gets banned :P
Apply has no other variety in smart phones.

posted on 15 Aug 2012, 11:37

111. Rishabh (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)

same fr the ipad ;)

posted on 15 Aug 2012, 11:37

110. Rishabh (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)

although some samsung products are banned in countries like germany, samsung's business in not at all affected, it has overtaken apple in the smartphone segment , apple shud try harder to knock down samsung

posted on 18 Aug 2012, 09:51

113. kingstandup (Posts: 30; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

I can't believe Apple. This is just crazy. They're obviously scared of competition.

posted on 29 Aug 2012, 09:09

116. joeyz9949 (Posts: 3; Member since: 29 Aug 2012)

So its safe to conclude Steve Jobs was a "revolutionary" Copier who manged to get the kid who did the work first caught!

posted on 29 Aug 2012, 18:22

117. kombinatonz (Posts: 30; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


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