Tim Cook said 'No' to suing Samsung but Steve Jobs said 'Yes'

According to unnamed sources, Tim Cook was against suing Samsung but was overruled by Steve Jobs who was the CEO and outranked Cook; the current CEO was concerned about Apple suing its Korean rival because of the relationship between the two companies where Apple depends on Samsung for parts for the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad...
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69 Comments

47. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Don't know too much about them, but knowing me I'll be trying them. I'm a sucker for tech. As far as big screen envy, I have a note 2 and I love the screen size, but not the feel of the phone. I love my iPhones feel, but not the size of the screen. What to do lol.

63. 9thWonderful

Posts: 232; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

Have a WP8 for my work phone (Nokia Lumia 822). As far as the software performs its actually pretty smooth. Doesn't lag much and the touch response is very responsive. Camera is decent & so is battery life. BUT w/that said...the software as a whole seems to be undercooked. The type of available apps aren't up to par w/Android or iOS, small refinements like being able to change the wallpaper don't exist (only on the lock screen), & the browser doesn't do the greatest job at rendering web pages. I wouldn't say the software is bad...it's just "different". At this point it's just too new to give it a fair rating. Hopefully Blackberry doesn't come off the same way...

69. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It'll get there

48. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I also had a bad experience with WinMo. I tried the HD2, and man after about 6 hrs that phone, and I were broken up lol.

14. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

OK ... good so what next? Is this story part of some PR exercise?

17. ilia1986 unregistered

Oh sure. Cook said no to suing Samsung. Of course. It's just that it's complete BS because all the lawsuits happened long after Steve was dead.

32. Aeires unregistered

Accelerated lawsuits after Jobs passed on. Sorry, I'm not buying Cooks is a good guy either.

18. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

This story will not stop Apple from releasing another crappie "s" model in 2013.

20. syedzain

Posts: 175; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

well both the companies should end this shi** wars...

39. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm with u on that.

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

These companies r too I portent to each other for this. Come to a mutual, and amicable agreement soon please.

24. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

DJ, I don't know if you've got an ex-girlfriend on PA or what, but you've got yourself a really persistent stalker here dude. You could say "I like babies" and your stalker is gonna thumb you down. What's the deal?

29. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Whateverman: I wish I knew bro, I speak my mind but I'm not a basher, or disrespectful person. I think it's that I'm primarily an apple user who also loves android. Due to the fact I refuse to join the in crowd and hate on apple I get the red treatment. It's all good though. I'm a techie, not a fanboy of either camp, and some don't like that.

30. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Well, I agree with about 95% of everything you say. Keep it up sir!

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Thanks bro, I just see no reason to hate on, insult, threaten, and disrespect people cause they choose this and I choose that. If your issue is with apple, then why hate on some one that uses an iPhone? Head up to apple HQ, and deal with them directly ya know.

36. androiddownsouth

Posts: 598; Member since: May 02, 2012

The reason people hate on others on here is they usually post some stupid junk about this company or that company is basically God to them, which is foolish at the least. Whatever OS you prefer, do not come like it is perfect for everyone. There is no such thing as "perfect for everyone", yet too many people espouse their opinion as if it is fact. That is why some people get the hate, and sometimes, honestly, it is deserved, imo.

40. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Team android, and team iOS need to understand this. That's one of the reasons I use both, both great both imperfect.

59. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I heartily agree with you. Just yesterday someone commented that they loved anything a company did, and that company was their life. If that's your life, it's a sad one. We should define our stuff, not be defined by them.

64. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Agreed

38. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I portent lol. Oops how about important.

28. f1r3z0r

Posts: 92; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

True or false! This is ridiculous because all phone looks the same in the end such as speaker camera etc... Haters gonna hate....

34. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Jobs is dead now, so who gives a s**t?

37. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

Sure blame it on the dead guy...

46. JusMePnut

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

The board would vote Cook out if he decided to not sue Samsung. So it's just like Apple to continue with what they already know than to bring change. I mean look at the OS. It's the same as when it was launched.

49. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

The lawsuit is the best advertisement Samsung ever received, sales jumped on the $1B news and Sammy may not have to pay that while advertisement value of those weeks in the media is worthy of $10B at least.

50. Friendlysky

Posts: 54; Member since: Jul 04, 2012

I am not suprise at all! Now who will build all those chip for us after all the damage we have done with Samsung. Samsung is a long rival and important partner who is can build all those chip and Screen for us. Too late now who do we looking to build all those major import parts for us. Taiwan and others Korean Say No. ammmmmmmmmmm WHO?????????. This is the end for Apple Quality and brand Name. Good Job Sammy you, HTC, RIMM and Nokia to play the world. Unless someone coming up with a new one.

51. nikenturd unregistered

Cook acting like he is Pontius Pilate or something, wow......it was his command responsibility to make the lawsuit happen? No?

52. nikenturd unregistered

They had a winnable case in their home turf, Cook is just playing the classic "don't shoot the messenger" game.....fishing for sympathy eh Timmy boy?

54. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

SUCH A SMARTER GUY THAN JOBS was.

55. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The Walking Dead premier was simply awesome.
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