It is very strange kind of fight this is going on mobile phones can be of square shape, then they will look like same. It is quite fortunate that no one had patented 4-wheels of a car and 2-wheels of a bicycle otherwise the road might look like a gymnastic stadium.
Unfortunately, the jury is meant to live in a cave during the trial and not read the press or view TV covering the trial, so in some cruel twist of justice, Apple might still get through on this nonsense. It will be interesting to see if Apple gain or shed customers after this (and other trials). Initial indications are that iSheep are flocking in big numbers to Samsung or waiting for the next iPhone.
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