“Every smartphone has a rectangular shape with rounded corners and 90 percent of that device is a screen—there’s nothing nefarious about this, it’s the way technology has evolved,” an iDiot would disagree with this..
This is what happens if too many silly patents gets approved. Lawsuits, big fees, waste of time. After all, 10 yrs from now, no one would be using either of these fought items, everything would be obsolete.
Both the smartphone are good. The main fact is that apple couldn take samsung winning the battel. They say they copied S1 and sales was up. But S2 and 4 or 4S was released in the same year. S2 was preferred by most of the people even though it had few bugs. Because the cost of S2 was cheaper than iphone. Apple have just few models with them where as samsung released too many low end models. which made even budget people to buy samsung Mobiles. If apple had released similar kind of low end products damn sure samsung wouldn have had chance like this.
What about providing services to the bannned Samsung phone already sold to customers? If any of those phones need to be repaired/serviced, is Samsung allowed to do that? Does this affect Samsung's customers?
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