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I used to think that the jokes about "Apple fanboys" were misplaced. Not any more. The comments on that rather silly piece were so sycophantic that the Apple marketing department would reject them as being too obviously favourable.
I'm not really an apple fanboy. Do I own appple products? Yes... I do... I also own sony, LG, and a myriad of other companies produdts as well. Do I use operating systems other than Lion and iOS? Yes, I use Solaris (Unix), Win 7, and various flavors of Linux. I'm a system admin by trade. The point is... look at the pictures of the two phones. It's a blatent rip off, and one of the reasons why they're in huge patent wars with each other. Aside from the obvious toned article... it's hard to deny the key point. Sumsung in this case did not use it's own innovation. They straight xeroxed. Yes, I also know the main reason behind the patent wars are part of the main battle to own "the stack". If you don't know what I'm refering to by "the stack" you should probably not be a slashdot reader and go watch Fox News instead.
While considering the source, it's hard to not admit that samsung is straight ripping off Apple technology, thier new upcomming phone is an exact clone of the Iphone 3GS if you just take away the apple logo and move the camera from the top to the middle of the back.
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