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#66 - rafikithenig (11/14/2012) [-]
Ok apple haters and lovers and everyone in between. Maybe apple stole everything or maybe they are innovation geniuses.. I don't really care. Just look at the pics and check the facts. Windows and Android always have and always will dominate computing.

Why you ask? Money in my opinion. Apple would rival Android and even Windows if they cut their prices drastically so they could attract businesses and a larger part of the consumer market.
User avatar #123 to #66 - pokemonstheshiz (11/14/2012) [-]
There are Linux smartphones?
Like they sell those? Or do people just reprogram existing phones with other OS'
#188 to #123 - rafikithenig (11/15/2012) [-]
I have no idea. Knowing linux users, they probably walk around with frankenphones that duel boot OSs or something.
#89 to #66 - Womens Study Major (11/14/2012) [-]
And if they actually had a decent, internal programming API where others could make programs without setting themselves on fire.
User avatar #65 - trevcars (11/14/2012) [-]
Samsung should have used this in court!
User avatar #70 to #65 - beatmasterz (11/14/2012) [-]
Yeah a post on funnyjunk would be very convincing..
User avatar #71 to #70 - trevcars (11/14/2012) [-]
If it's true it seems pretty convincing to me.
User avatar #75 to #71 - beatmasterz (11/14/2012) [-]
Well for starters every evidence in a trial must be carefully analysed before submitted. They'd have to question op and find sources for all the claims.
User avatar #76 to #75 - trevcars (11/14/2012) [-]
okay, I didn't mean to go to court and use this exact post. I'm talking about using all the information in the post.
User avatar #77 to #76 - beatmasterz (11/14/2012) [-]
ah like that. Sure, samsung had probably thought of that already though.
#61 - Womens Study Major (11/14/2012) [-]
I guess i will be buying products from the manufactors who does best at stealing then
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User avatar #59 - lazypaul (11/14/2012) [-]
Seriously who gives a **** . They made a phone which is better than the other phones on the market therefore they sell more. You might as well punish bicycle compsnies for ripping off the wheel.
#68 to #59 - rafikithenig (11/14/2012) [-]
They don't sell more... not even close
#64 to #59 - Womens Study Major (11/14/2012) [-]
Actually, it isn't objectively better. In a lot of areas, it's objectively worse than most android phones, and costs more. They only sell more because of apple fanboys. A large portion of the price is because of the brand.
#58 - ninian (11/14/2012) [-]
I don't care about Apple nor any other cellphone ******** . To me it's just another foolish way of stirring trouble and creating "gangs", so to say.
User avatar #57 - Snookbone (11/14/2012) [-]
Right, so if I want all that stuff my options are:

1. Buy 6 or so other phones and somehow mash them together with programming and **** so it does all that.
2. Buy an iPhone.

1 sounds more fun to attempt, I must admit.
#102 to #57 - calibratuner (11/14/2012) [-]
Plenty of th e phones on the market have the same features as above, and do more, like the galaxy sIII or the Note II.

Note II being far superior to the iphone.
Even with its large screen, and bluetooth, and gps, and wifi ON, my batter lasts me easily all day, even on the enormous screen, with the fast CPU and double capacity RAM.

Few things Iphone does not have?\
NFC. Which is awesome when you get some tags or want to pair two phones with NFC.
Awesome Interface with widgets that perform like mini programs.
Multiple Programs at once, like one app on the upper portion of the screen like emails, and text messaging at the bottom portion.
PiP, i can watch a movie or show while surfing the web....

**** iphones.
User avatar #184 to #102 - Snookbone (11/15/2012) [-]
Yeah. OK. Just trying to be humourous I guess. I don't actually have an iPhone. They're too expensive for what they are.
User avatar #72 to #57 - boogihead (11/14/2012) [-]
Or a galaxy III.
:/
User avatar #185 to #72 - Snookbone (11/15/2012) [-]
Yeah. They are better, I agree.
User avatar #56 - symustafa (11/14/2012) [-]
The hate for Apple is more of a bandwagon thing, isn't it? I mean, if you think about it, every idea has been stolen at some point at another. But what if, while developing the iPhone, for example, they never knew about the Sony Ericsson sliding feature?

If you learn about the history of the telephone, you would know two people actually invented it at about the same time. The difference is Alexander Graham Bell went to the patent office earlier than Elisha Grey. Maybe for some of the features they didn't know and just thought it was a great idea.

Or maybe they thought all of those products are **** and they are going to make it better. Admit it, after the iPhone came, there was suddenly dozens of comparable smartphones and touchscreens in the market. It changed the game. Remember, it redefined what people think they can do on a phone. They can do things they never thought they could or wanted. But well, the iPhone makes people think, "Wow, that is awesome! I could really find a use for that!" Same with the iPod. Made the CD Walkman obsolete.

Plus, Apple is amazing at marketing. Changed what people think about themselves. Made them think if they have the new Apple product, they are a better person. Maybe the same kind of marketing doesn't work as well today anymore. But back then, wow, people were amazed! Plus, a touchscreen phone! It's easy to use, compared to the Blackberrys and big chunky Nokias at that time.

Of course, all this equals Apple raising their prices because people think of them as better products, so justifying the higher price, plus if people still buys them, why not? They're still a company after all. They are not stupid. We're the stupid ones here. They sought to make money through mass appeal of their products, and right now, everyone hates them for being very successful.
User avatar #69 to #56 - IamSofaKingdom (11/14/2012) [-]
The problem is that they are suing other, rival, companies over "stealing" the features that are listed in here as not even being Apple's to begin with. They actually won the lawsuit in court against Samsung. So they are suing people for stealing ideas and winning even though they weren't really their ideas.
#104 to #69 - calibratuner (11/14/2012) [-]
Keep watching the Samsung case, because they haven't technically "won" yet.

In fact the ban on samsung sales has been removed.
User avatar #51 - pipedt (11/14/2012) [-]
I actually celebrated when Steve Jobs died, opened a beer and destroyed my roommates old iPod. I was actually genuinely happy that that ************ died. **** you Steve Jobs!!! I hope you rot in hell for creating the Apple Fags!!!
User avatar #79 to #51 - jonaskram (11/14/2012) [-]
Alright, I don't really care how you live your life, but let me ask you if that's really true? I mean, hating a person because of the fanboys the product has created? That's like me hating Gabe Newell and be happy if he dies because the TF2 fags get on my nerves. I dunno, it just seems a bit excessive to me to actually celebrate their deaths.
#46 - Womens Study Major (11/14/2012) [-]
User avatar #45 - hjgamer (11/14/2012) [-]
Steve Jobs NEVER invented anything
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFeC25BM9E0
User avatar #53 to #45 - pipedt (11/14/2012) [-]
He invented the iFags
User avatar #44 - Marker (11/14/2012) [-]
Wait..... Steve Jobs had hair?
User avatar #43 - pleasantlybaconii (11/14/2012) [-]
Seriously, I don't care. I don't have an iphone, but why do people vehemently hate apple?

Because they steal ideas then claim that they're their own!

No, the answer is because some people are complaining about them stealing ideas and now everybody on the internet wants to jump on the bandwagon.

Don't like apple? Don't buy their products, that simple.
#105 to #43 - calibratuner (11/14/2012) [-]
I dont like apple and hate them.

And yes, i do not buy apple, i do not own a single apple product, and will not.
User avatar #55 to #43 - pipedt (11/14/2012) [-]
I hate apple for their stupid publicity campaign that wants to make you feel bad because you don't use their over valuated, hyper expensive, good for nothing products
#41 - versavice (11/14/2012) [-]
I'm just wondering, but was the iPhone the first to have all of those features though? I'm not an iFag btw :P
User avatar #40 - padrerebelscumole (11/14/2012) [-]
It's a shame
#38 - themexicanpwner (11/14/2012) [-]
well steve jobs died of cancer. thats karma for you.
User avatar #37 - guiguito (11/14/2012) [-]
they put patent on their ****
others do not
also if you never watch pirates of the silicon valey, it's all 100% truth, even the part where bill gates drives a buldozer
User avatar #49 to #37 - eccleston (11/14/2012) [-]
Bill gates driving a Bulldozer?

Well, off to watch this documentary!
User avatar #52 to #49 - guiguito (11/14/2012) [-]
ain't a documentary, well it sort is, but it's a movie, it's kinda old, only shows how apple and microsoft began and ends with bill buying apple
User avatar #54 to #52 - eccleston (11/14/2012) [-]
Interesting.... I'm gonna download it ASAP
User avatar #29 - lordlolland (11/14/2012) [-]
"Stealing" features = Fine
"Stealing" features and claiming they are revolutionizing and that you invented them yourself = asshattery
User avatar #132 to #29 - architectanonymous (11/14/2012) [-]
The problem, at least in my opinion, are all the uneducated macfag consumers who believe they are the first, last and in between of the mobile industry.
#86 to #29 - Womens Study Major (11/14/2012) [-]
Yes, it sucks Apple has patents that were given to them by idiots who didn't know their patents were common sense; but legally Apple had their patents before Samsung released their phones. It's not a matter of when the phones were released but when the patents were filed.
User avatar #35 to #29 - millenia (11/14/2012) [-]
Indeed. There isn't shame in copying what works, but going as far as claiming them as yours and suing people over it is just concentrated ass.
#63 to #35 - Womens Study Major (11/14/2012) [-]
what people forget is just because the iphone wasn't released, it can be still made by them. samsung really copied apple design (you know samsung made stuff for apple)

and many stuff was truly their research, which was implemented into their phones later

also seeing you people hate apple for no reason makes me sad... i mean okay, it's an overpriced product, so what? you have to buy it? NO! there are people who buy it? so what, they CAN buy it IF they WANT... it is NOT of your business who buys what and for how much.

yes i own an iPhone 5 too and i also own a Galaxy 3 too... so what?
#50 to #28 - eccleston (11/14/2012) [-]
You activated my trap card!
#42 to #28 - esmebuffay (11/14/2012) [-]
I got this a few minutes ago and already have an excuse to use it.
I got this a few minutes ago and already have an excuse to use it.
#32 to #28 - herbolifee (11/14/2012) [-]
Wow, you really are one dumb piece of **** .
It's people like you that are the reason democracy doesn't work you know.
#31 to #28 - bulletcatcher (11/14/2012) [-]
Hey faggots, just picked up this cool piece for £25 grand. Bet you twats can't afford this **** ? U mad?
#30 to #28 - IAMDIZZYONFANTA (11/14/2012) [-]
Blind consumerism at its finest.
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