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Re: The phone thread

Post by -TW- » May 9, 2014, 11:40 pm

greeneyed wrote:
Tim W wrote:Who complains about KFC...
Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Pick up the phone Tim!
*grunts* eughhr private number ... Meh *chucks phone away*

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Re: The phone thread

Post by Schifty » May 9, 2014, 11:40 pm

greeneyed wrote:I have to say, the phone thread has become much more interesting. There's some threads you open as a mod, thinking, this is the most boring thread ever... But now Begbie has made the phone thread interesting. People can ring up anyone!
Interesting and posting on GH while loaded on the Colonel's finest and Penfolds Grange are two different things.

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Re: The phone thread

Post by Begbie » May 9, 2014, 11:41 pm

Go to bed GE.

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Re: The phone thread

Post by greeneyed » May 9, 2014, 11:42 pm

Goodnight Begbie.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Begbie » May 9, 2014, 11:42 pm

Sweet dreams to all my Gh friends.

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Re: The phone thread

Post by greeneyed » May 10, 2014, 12:14 am

Good night Begbie, good night Tim, good night Schifty!
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Dr Zaius » May 10, 2014, 6:43 am

Shadow Boxer wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:That patent case was a complete farce. In any court other than the Apple sympathetic US it would have been laughed at. They patented and won of a "rectangular shape" ****

But Android and companies like Samsung and HTC have moved passed that. Apple has stagnated. The other companies are the innovators now and hypocritically, Apple are just copying them.
m not going to retry a case contested by the worlds best lawyers and deepest pockets on a rugby league forum but if you read the link and do a bit of research basically everything that makes the modern smart phone what it is today was innovated by Apple.

I don't think you could find one unique innovation introduced by Samsung. They make cheaper, inferior copies. The McDonalds of the phone world.
Well you've obviously never used an S4, which has many features that the iPhone does not have but probably will soon, much to the admiration of Apple sheeps such as yourself.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Dr Zaius » May 10, 2014, 7:50 am

This isn't the first time Apple built a new user interface based on the ideas of others, then sued competitors for using those same ideas.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012 ... he-iphone/

Ripping off for iOS 5:
http://m.ibtimes.com/iphone-5-features- ... ers-314974

Ripping off for iOS 7:
http://www.gottabemobile.com/2013/06/11 ... m-android/

Apple rips off everyone!
http://m.fastcodesign.com/1672799/5-ide ... -microsoft


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"Good artists borrow, great artists steal" - Steve Jobs

:lol: what a hypocrite!
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Re: The phone thread

Post by The Rickman » May 10, 2014, 7:54 am

Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Pick up the phone Zaius!
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Re: The phone thread

Post by ForeverMcCrone » May 10, 2014, 8:01 am

The Nickman wrote:Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Pick up the phone Zaius!
Help me Dr Zaius....
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » May 10, 2014, 8:17 am

Dr Zaius wrote:
This isn't the first time Apple built a new user interface based on the ideas of others, then sued competitors for using those same ideas.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012 ... he-iphone/

Ripping off for iOS 5:
http://m.ibtimes.com/iphone-5-features- ... ers-314974

Ripping off for iOS 7:
http://www.gottabemobile.com/2013/06/11 ... m-android/

Apple rips off everyone!
http://m.fastcodesign.com/1672799/5-ide ... -microsoft


Finally:
"Good artists borrow, great artists steal" - Steve Jobs

:lol: what a hypocrite!
Mate if you are going to post links you probably should ensure they actually support your case.
he iPhone was finally unveiled in January 2007. LG accused Apple of copying its design, saying it was disclosed in September 2006 in order to compete for an IF Design Award (which it won). The accusation doesn't hold much credibility, however. Although the phones have undeniable similarities, the iPhone features a more sophisticated user interface. For example, the iPhone used the flick-to-scroll gesture now common on smartphones; the LG Prada used a desktop-style scroll bar. The two phones were likely developed independently.
Apple developed the first massively successful smart phone with pinch, swipe, icon layout associated ecosystem and many other patents

Samsung copied it, the facts are not in dispute, you could argue the samsung copy is now just as good but you'd probably be wrong there as well.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Dr Zaius » May 10, 2014, 8:52 am

Perhaps you need to read it. Apple may have pulled it all together, but they borrowed heavily from many others. Android may have initially borrowed from Apple, but they've moved past it and are now the innovators that Apple are borrowing from. Jobs freely admitted it yet threatened Google. He, Apple and it's fanbois are hypocrites.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by greeneyed » May 10, 2014, 10:35 am

The Nickman wrote:Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Pick up the phone Zaius!
You think he'd answer!
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Dr Zaius » May 10, 2014, 10:36 am

I have servants for such trivial tasks.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by The Rickman » May 10, 2014, 10:37 am

greeneyed wrote:
The Nickman wrote:Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Pick up the phone Zaius!
You think he'd answer!
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Toviii » May 10, 2014, 10:53 am

The Nickman wrote:
greeneyed wrote:
The Nickman wrote:Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Ring, ring... Pick up the phone Zaius!
You think he'd answer!
Typical NSWman
Zaius obviously has caller ID ;)
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Re: The phone thread

Post by The Rickman » May 10, 2014, 11:20 am

I know he's home, I can see him walking around in there!!
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Re: The phone thread

Post by SirMcSquid » May 10, 2014, 11:36 am

Ring, ring? How many people still have a home phone?
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Begbie » May 10, 2014, 11:56 am

Sir McSquid wrote:Ring, ring? How many people still have a home phone?
I do, I try and use it as I was told its cheaper than a mobile to make outgoing calls.

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Re: The phone thread

Post by Raider Bell » May 10, 2014, 12:03 pm

I do, but we only have it purely to get internet, I can't get a naked line where I am.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » May 10, 2014, 2:55 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:Perhaps you need to read it. Apple may have pulled it all together, but they borrowed heavily from many others. Android may have initially borrowed from Apple, but they've moved past it and are now the innovators that Apple are borrowing from. Jobs freely admitted it yet threatened Google. He, Apple and it's fanbois are hypocrites.
You can't see the difference between scouring the world for a range of different technologies and drawing them together in a truly revolutionary product that changed the world and illegally copying that product ?
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Re: The phone thread

Post by -TW- » May 10, 2014, 3:00 pm

Raises hand.. It's cheaper to have a landline bundle I've found.. Even though you don't really get charged for the phone

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Re: The phone thread

Post by Dr Zaius » May 10, 2014, 3:39 pm

Shadow Boxer wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:Perhaps you need to read it. Apple may have pulled it all together, but they borrowed heavily from many others. Android may have initially borrowed from Apple, but they've moved past it and are now the innovators that Apple are borrowing from. Jobs freely admitted it yet threatened Google. He, Apple and it's fanbois are hypocrites.
You can't see the difference between scouring the world for a range of different technologies and drawing them together in a truly revolutionary product that changed the world and illegally copying that product ?
You give them too much credit. The iPhone wasn't the first smart phone, not by a long shot. It wasn't even the first multitouch phone. It wasn't a giant leap as you and they would have us believe.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Manbush » May 10, 2014, 6:57 pm

First smart phone with a touch screen was in the early 90s.

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Re: The phone thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » May 10, 2014, 7:26 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
Shadow Boxer wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:Perhaps you need to read it. Apple may have pulled it all together, but they borrowed heavily from many others. Android may have initially borrowed from Apple, but they've moved past it and are now the innovators that Apple are borrowing from. Jobs freely admitted it yet threatened Google. He, Apple and it's fanbois are hypocrites.
You can't see the difference between scouring the world for a range of different technologies and drawing them together in a truly revolutionary product that changed the world and illegally copying that product ?
You give them too much credit. The iPhone wasn't the first smart phone, not by a long shot. It wasn't even the first multitouch phone. It wasn't a giant leap as you and they would have us believe.
It was the first successful one, a triumph of design, use ability and technology that people will reference in a hundred years.as a defining moment in technical evolution.

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Re: The phone thread

Post by PigRickman » May 10, 2014, 7:27 pm

How many shares DO you have in Apple, SB?
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » May 10, 2014, 7:34 pm

I fight for the truth.

We changed our phone policy at work recently to try and ditch the blackberries. The 1200 people we provide phones for had a choice of iPhones, s4's Nokia/windows or the new blackberry.

1196 chose the iPhone.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by PigRickman » May 10, 2014, 7:40 pm

Ive got a HTC, loved my first one, this current one not so much, thinking of going with an iphone next time but might not, Im fairly ambivalent about the whole thing over than to say the Iphone nut huggers are incredibly pompous and annoying. Makes me want to steer clear of their products. But i don't have a dog in the race, and i dont know why anyone is so parochial about it,.

You'd think the iphone cured **** cancer the way it's talked about by your ilk. All they did was take an existing piece of technology and make it super user friendly. And for their trouble they have a large market share, the first usually do until the others catch up (HTC and Samsung have caught up and technology wise have over taken them and the Apple are losing some of that market share). Of course many people dont change, until my first HTC phone i was Nokia all the way, because it was just easier knowing how their phones work, i could get a knew phone and know instantly how to use it the first time i turned it on. Which is probably a large reason why Iphones are still leading the market, people like to be comfortable

Its hardly ground breaking stuff.
What's wrong with just being objective about a product? Apple get enough play as is, no need to blow smoke up their arses any further
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » May 10, 2014, 7:43 pm

I'm out of here.
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Re: The phone thread

Post by PigRickman » May 10, 2014, 7:45 pm

You cant run from me in EVERY thread, SB. :lol:
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Raidersrawesome » May 16, 2014, 10:53 am

Just over a week with the new S5 , I think Ive got it down pat and Im loving it

Very nice phone , its big but even though I have it in heavy duty case ( defender series ) it still fits comfortably in my pants pocket , including work pants where I do a heap of moving around
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Re: The phone thread

Post by Dr Zaius » May 16, 2014, 10:35 pm

Welcome brother
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Re: The phone thread

Post by PrimetimeRaider » May 20, 2014, 2:22 pm

I was gonna get the S5, but might wait for the Note 4 instead.

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Re: The phone thread

Post by Raider Bell » May 22, 2014, 12:41 pm

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The phone thread

Post by -TW- » May 22, 2014, 12:45 pm

Do you get a gold jersey with it?

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