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What I can’t stand about Apple

It is trying to dominate the world of smartphones. You can’t build a white backed phone with rounded corners? You can't build and sell a smartphone with a ‘swipe to unlock’ feature? You can’t this and you can’t that.

The patent that Apple has in place is too broad that it is trying to cover everything and prevent anyone or anything from building any mobile device or phone that is even remotely similar to it. Like everything else in life, imitation is something not only good but NECESSARY. Kids learn how to become human by imitating their older siblings or their parents. How else would they learn how to walk and talk?

And in an article published by Mashable, the writer said that Apple is trying to do what the Wright brothers tried to do…which is to prevent other people from building anything that could fly. In the end, the Wright brothers admitted that…yeah, maybe it is not such a bad idea that more people built more stuff that could fly. At the end of the day, what is the intention? Flying.

In Apple’s case, connecting people. So, if Apple is really concerned about connecting people instead of monopolizing and making more money, they shouldn’t be suing the world, should they? Aren’t they suing the entire mobile industry already?

In my honest opinion, Apple should move along, deal with the competition and focus on creating more badass products and patenting smaller nitty-gritty details instead of patenting WHITE/BLACK RECTANGULAR PHONES WITH ROUNDED CORNERS.

I mean like come on….


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