quote: Here's the simple truth.Apple releases the iPod. Soon all mp3 players start to look like the iPod.Apple releases the iPhone. Soon all phones start to look like the iPhone (with the possible honourable exception of Windows Phone - which isn't actually bought by anyone).Apple releases the MacBook Air. Soon all lightweight laptops start to look like the MacBook Air.Apple releases the iPad. OEMs rush to release me-too tablets, the only ones that sell in in anything other than derisory numbers start to look like the iPad.If Apple releases an iPad mini later this year all smaller tablets will start to look like the iPad mini but will fail in the market place.Are there any original design department left amongst the OEMs or did the taste and design free years of the old Microsoft hegemony gut the tech industry of creative designers?
quote: But I also don't think companies should be allowed to so blatantly rip off a product design in the way Samsung did.
quote: .they look nothing alike.