Source: The Detroit News
quote: A drop in solution could also save them on costs.
quote: It’s becoming a key focus for automakers as well, who are realizing that drivers are opting for cheap apps on their mobile devices for navigation, music, etc. instead of pricey infotainment systems made by the automaker. These embedded systems can cost up to $2,000 and provide software that must be updated periodically at the dealership. Smartphone apps, on the other hand, offer real-time updates sent right to the phone, and these apps are often inexpensive or free.
quote: Anyhow, back to topic, both Samsung and Apple are "unscrupulous and unethical" its not an either or situation.
quote: The other 2 do not, especially Testerguy, a completely obnoxious tool.
quote: It couldn't possibly be that you are obnoxious could it?
quote: You just get on the internet and argue with everyone
quote: I stand by everything I have said here.
quote: by consistently proving you logically wrong
quote: I swear Testerguy and JackBurton are just TonySwash accounts.
quote: At least other companies fess up to thier mistakes versus Apple who blantantly tells its mindless minnions, "You're holding it wrong".
quote: blantantly tells its mindless minnions, "You're holding it wrong".
quote: or angry enough to go round feeling the need to respond to a logical point with insults alone
quote: I would point out that you started the insults long ago
quote: I can even recall a thread where I liked a device with SD card for expandable storage
quote: was that I was too stupid to figure out how to use the could for storage.
quote: I like SD therefore I must be too stupid to figure out the puzzle that is cloud storage. LOL. That pretty much illustrates all of your arguments. Misunderstand the comment
quote: Apple took ideas from Xerox for their original Macintosh.
quote: I am totally against the whole idea of software patents. Software moves ones and zeros around. As such software is the same as a mathematical formula, which isn't patentable. But, people who don't know anything about how computers work, think they are a good idea.
quote: I totally agree with that sentiment. It needs to apply to smartphones and tablets as well.
quote: Where did anyone mentioned they loved and praised Google?
quote: To be clear, people hate Apple for the copying
quote: Crappy attitude toward their own flaws (you are holding it wrong etc.)
quote: Where did Samsung come into this conversation?
quote: You are a mind-numbingly ignorant ass
quote: The comment above was an opinion on why people hate Apple
quote: I stated why I disagree and that it was those issues. In comes angry trollboy, "but ... Samsung"
quote: I don't like Samsung either, and I certainly don't approve of their crappy tactics. But they are completely irrelevant to this post.
quote: 1 - One of these two companies has been caught and fined over $500m for illegally copying the others' non-essential patents? a) Samsung b) Apple
quote: One of these two companies has been caught and fined over $500m for illegally copying the others' non-essential patents?
quote: I am pointing out that Apple does the same thing
quote: Over $500m
quote: Every tobacco company there swore an oath and proceeded to testify before Congress that cigarettes weren't addictive. It has even been shown that they added chemicals to the product to make them more addictive. While they were at it some of them even targeted their advertising at kids.