13-05-21 Apple Motion to Amend Infringement Contentions
Sources: AppleInsider, Scribd
quote: And FireWire, while not exclusive to Macs, never made a dent in a market that was already using USB.
quote: Most people don't understand Apple's reluctance to enhance currently used technology like everyone else does. My new PC has USB 3 ports, which accept my USB 1 and 2 devices, no problem. It also has SATA 3, which accept SATA 1 and 2. Apple doesn't believe in backwards compatibility, even with its own technology.
quote: As to user replaceable hardware, Apple was among the first companies to start the trend of being unable to do your own upgrades or repairs.
quote: As to that trade off, that's BS. Other companies have no problem creating removable batteries in thin phones. Look at Samsung's Galaxy S4.
quote: The problem is that when Apple makes a jump from one connector to another it either has no apparent reason to do so or does an extremely poor job in explaining to users why they've made the change.
quote: Apple has long been a proponent of the computer being an appliance.
quote: do you think Motorola and Samsung would be doing that if not for Apple's crusade against them.
quote: "Actually", it all happened in the same month, Oct. 2010
quote: even though Motorola filed a few weeks ahead of Apple it was a preemptive strike,
quote: Always be bad for consumers
quote: Unable to compete , the Cupertino company claims that Google and Samsung stole features from Siri
quote: most IT people don't care about Macs on their environment as you can join them to domains and give them access to resources on your windows/linux/unix servers
quote: as a consumer, why do i care about who is most profitable? seems like a pissing contest.
quote: A truly amazing marketing machine.
quote: And why should a consumer need a screw driver plus instructions???
quote: Well that's the point, iPhone consumers do NOT need a screw driver.
quote: Yeah, and when I am in the middle of nowhere, I can pop out my battery and pop in a fresh one without needing to wait for it to recharge.
quote: Here is what I often do. I have a stand-alone charger and 2 batteries. The whole setup cost me a whopping $40.
quote: I never have to plug in my phone and let it sit for hours to charge.