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Samsung and HTC to block sale of iPhone 5 in US/EU

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by 1nf3rn0x, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. 1nf3rn0x

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    Apple may have come out on top when a jury ruled that dozens of Samsung phones infringed on Apple patents and trade dress, but that*doesn’t*mean Samsung and other Android OEMs will simply let the new iPhone 5 hit the market without a bit or resistance. There are at least a dozen Android powered devices being prepped to battle the iPhone 5 in the marketplace, but HTC and Samsung may be holding trump cards that could give them a legal edge to block the iPhone 5 from ever hitting store shelves.

    It is finally happening :toast:
    Read more:http://androidandme.com/2012/09/sma...ock-us-eu-sales-of-iphone-5-using-lte-patents

    Some news: Samsung Electronics has decided to take immediate legal action against the Cupertino-based Apple. Countries in Europe and even the United States ― Apple's home-turf ― are our primary targets.
    Read more at http://www.tweaktown.com/news/25796...5_s_use_of_lte/index.html#Sr9OUuUkIJdEp6hQ.99
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Blergh how is this a good thing?
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    It may force apple to settle for a reasonable amount and force the two companies to come to some sort of agreement.
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    Don't forget pressure coming from Microsoft and its partners with Windows Phone 8 too. Microsoft likely wants to avoid lawsuits but Windows Phone violates some of the broad-reaching patents Apple claims ownership to. Microsoft's legal team will be watching the battle closely.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    That's like asking a Christian how gay marriage is a bad thing.
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    way to put a worm in Apples Plans. I honestly like Droids conveniences better than apples. Heck My bro which was an avid Iphone user says he is moving to droid as the iphone 5 doesnt bring very much new to the table and isnt worth the price tag either
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    Apple gets a taste of there own medicine :3

    I honestly do not dislike apple products, just apple itself and how they market their items.
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Imo two wrongs doesnt make one right. This is fuel to the fire.
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    If a bully bullies people then why can't two people who was just bullied by the same bully bully that bully back?

    Now say that 5 times fast
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Because that just deepens the tracks and makes it harder to get out.
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    The whole patent system is fluxxored and while this isn't a step in the right direction HTC and Samsung have the right to do so.
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    School basically- only had 1 person try pulling the bully card and they got what was coming to them.

    most of their stuff is proprietary, plus this new iphone doesnt add much at all to the table of being newer than even a 3GS.

    Yup Throw it right back in their faces. I dont even think the late Mr. Jobs would of approved of this action, he probably is rolling in his grave right now because of this crap

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