Source: Thomson Reuters News & Insight
quote: Hell I had a first gen Galaxy tab and was constantly being asked if it was an iPad, as it was so similar right down to Samsung's use of a proprietary 30-pin dock connector and charger instead of the micro-USB connection that had been standard on Android devices for years at that point.
quote: Pretty sure that the Apple 30 pin came out AFTER that Galaxy... so Samsung went forward in time to copy it?
quote: You talking about "high quality" overpriced cables/adapters like this one ? LOLZhttp://arstechnica.com/apple/2013/03/apples-lightn...
quote: Samsung, electronics giant, can't figure out how many pins to put in a charger so they need to copy Apple?
quote: But when was the last time that Samsung came up with a category changing, paradigm shifting product?
quote: They brought out the Galaxy Note series after Apple declared the stylus dead
quote: They basically invented practical AMOLED tech, which is the future of displays.
quote: And stop taking their manufacturing for granted. There's all sorts of innovation going on behind the scenes for cost reduction. Far more so than designing a rectangle with rounded corners...