quote: yet they've still managed to get Samsung Galaxy products pulled from Germany, Australia, and the Nederlands.
quote: It does ban sales and marketing of Samsung's Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" devices, as it find them solely in violation of patent EP '648.
quote: I'm sure there are many who took a rational approach, considered their options, and settled on the iPad. A vast minority I'm sure, but they have to exist...I've only known 3 people who purchased an iPad.. one with the initial release, the other two standing in line the day the iPad 2 was released. All 3 -- can't figure out what to do with it. They all played around a bit with them, dragged them around as a totable status symbol; but all three finally opted to just leave it at home to collect dust like an expensive toy in which they lost interest, and returned to poking away at their iPhones.
quote: Because the decisions so far are predominantly preliminary injunctions - does the product appear to violate the patent/trademark?
quote: ...a plaintiff seeking a preliminary injunction “must establish that he is likely to succeed on the merits [i.e. win at trial], that he is likely to suffer irreparable harm in the absence of preliminary relief, that the balance of equities tips in his favor, and that an injunction is in the public interest
quote: Those tricky devils! Somehow movie makers traveled back in time 37 years to infringe upon Apple's patented iPad design, which it fantasized in 2005, finally figuring out how to produce it commercially five years later.
quote: startling new devices
quote: startling new prices
quote: Good. Copying is bad for innovation.
quote: And it looks like Oracle are going to take the dunces from Google to the cleaners for ripping stuff off and not even bothering to be discrete about it. This time next year Android could have the highest OS licence fees in the mobile business.
quote: Actually, Google has somewhat fortified thier position and Oracle is somewhat backing down, since Google has possesion of written communication between themselves and Sun about Java integration into Android, all without any license fees.
quote: They lie, cheat and steal their way to the top.
quote: No. Android was outselling Apple prior to the barrage of injunctions.Quit drinking the Kool Aid. Your post is full of brainwashed desperation.
quote: And hardware specs..? Seriously, look at them on paper.. The iPhone 4 is incredibly outdated -- it was when it was released. To put it in perspective, compare the specs of the upcoming iPhone '5' against the first series of Galaxy S devices -- yes, the ones that came out more than a year ago.