Re: [newtech-1] first videos of iPhone (plagiarizer) - Android. full screen

From: Jules
Sent on: Sunday, June 1, 2008 2:13 PM
Great point. I like the way you broke things down. Apple is quiet and  
does not usually waste time going after other companies but when any  
other technology becomes a serious threat they will have quite a few  
patents to fight royalty for. It is just a matter of time and timing!

Sent from my iPhone

On Jun 1, 2008, at 12:12 PM, Jonny Shaw <[address removed]> wrote:

> Soul & Leroy,
>
> Apple needed to partner with "someone" in order to make this happen  
> on their terms if at all. If Apple had not paved the way for  
> creating a phone with a manufacturer supplied and controlled  
> environment (which Verizon did NOT agree to allow) there would be no  
> iPhone and then who would that Android have had to copy from?  
> Microsoft? People make it a habit to let Apple innovate and create  
> new opportunities and then steal them. I can't wait for Apple to sue  
> the pants off of anyone who makes an android phone that borrows too  
> much from what they created. I didn't see a good clear picture but  
> from what I saw the full screen android looked EXACTLY like Apple's  
> iPhone and while iPhones design may seem obvious in hindsight that's  
> only because Apple made it so. Noone seems to recall that everyone  
> thought a phone without a qwerty keyboard couldn't function. BIG  
> RISK from Apple but now that it works it seems obvious.
>
> If it wasn't that AT&T allowed Apple the amount of control they  
> needed you wouldn't have iPhones at all, but now that it works  
> you're upset because AT&T wants to profit from their decision to  
> allow the manufacturer complete interface control. I swear you  
> people should still be stuck using DOS- no mice, no GUI, no color  
> screens. Obviously you don't feel compelled to support the companies  
> that took huge investment gambles to bring them to you, all you care  
> about is cheaper and faster.
>
> PS: When the software you downloaded for your Android phone locks  
> you up and bricks your phone and you can't make or receive calls,  
> don't call on Apple, and when you call Google for help, they won't  
> be able to help so they'll tell you to contact Nokia who will blame  
> the software company you got your phone app from, but when you call  
> the company who sold you the software tells you it's not them it's  
> google (after 12 days of waiting for a machine generated email  
> because they have no phone number), go buy an iPhone on the AT&T  
> network so you can make a call. Or maybe try a zune phone (ha).
>
> That's all I have to say about this one -
>
> Jonny Shaw
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>
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