Sources: Samsung [memo], Mark Cuban on Twitter, Google via The Verge, Reuters
quote: Scrolling is the act of sliding a directional (e.g. horizontal or vertical) presentation of content, such as text, drawings, or images, across a screen or display window. In a typical graphical user interface, scrolling is done with the help of a scrollbar or using keyboard shortcuts often the arrow keys. Gesturing is a type of user input with two or more input points. Animating operations include changing content within a given time period.The set bounce call causes a bounce of a SCROLLED region in an opposite direction of a SCROLL based on a region past an edge of the SCROLLED region being visible in a display at the end of the SCROLL.
quote: An API is a source code interface that a computer system or program library provides in order to support requests for services from a software application. An API is specified in terms of a programming language that can be interpretive or compiled when an application is built, rather than an explicit low level description of how data is laid out in memory. The software that provides the functionality described by an API is said to be an implementation of the API.
quote: Embodiments of the disclosure described herein may be part of other types of data processing systems, such as, for example, entertainment systems or personal digital assistants (PDAs), or general purpose computer systems, or special purpose computer systems, or an embedded device within another device, or cellular telephones which do not include media players, or multi touch tablet devices, or other multi touch devices, or devices which combine functions or apsects of these devices.
quote: One of the requirements for the issuance of a patent is that an expert in the field has to consider the invention to be clearly brilliant
quote: A patent may not be obtained though the invention is not identically disclosed or described as set forth in section 102 of this title, if the differences between the subject matter sought to be patented and the prior art are such that the subject matter as a whole would have been obvious at the time the invention was made to a person having ordinary skill in the art to which said subject matter pertains.
quote: Apple never innovated anything in the first place. They either stole the concepts to begin with, or managed to get patents for things that are obviously unpatentable.
quote: managed to get patents for things that are obviously unpatentable
quote: or for animations that mimic nature
quote: This is exactly the worst possible ruling any court could have ever made
quote: It is, in fact, the strongest step made toward fascism ever seen.Simple.
quote: Basic geometric shapes? No, a rectangle is a basic geometric shape, round the corners off and it's no longer basic. Familiar yes. Basic no.
quote: Besides, everyone knows the best Android is Google's stock version and that's fine and doesn't infringe on anything.
quote: "Grow a pair"?
quote: Are you pathetic numb nuts
quote: The ball is in your court.