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August 7th, 2012 No comments


Bonus link: Peanutbutter Egg Dirt: Apple vs. Samsung: A Visual Guide to Apple’s IP Claims 1: Hardware Design 

Edited to add: Ars Technica: Apple’s case that Samsung copied the iPhone and iPad—in pictures

In the above link, Samsung shows 2006 images of iPhone-like designs as a defense but note these designs were produced with Samsung having seen Apple prototypes as a major manufacturing provider for Apple and the time-frame was very much within the window of prototyping for iPhone. We can’t know Samsung’s designers saw the iPhone prototypes but it sure would have been interesting to find out at trial. Both Apple and Samsung were found to have destroyed evidence. Put whatever color you like on the order and nature of the filings to that effect: The Mac Observer: Judge to Tell Jury that Both Apple & Samsung Destroyed Evidence



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The Modern Document Model

August 7th, 2012 No comments

Go read this TidBITS article about Apple’s Modern Document Model: The Very Model of a Modern Mountain Lion Document

The piece is both useful technical advice and insightful comment on Apple.

What we need to push Apple to ‘back off from’ in iCloud is a topic for another article.


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iCloud: Possession Is Nine Tenths Of The Law

August 7th, 2012 No comments

An Apple Support Article of note: iCloud: What to do with your iCloud data before selling or giving up possession of your Mac:

Take the time to read it and consider all the implications. It’s not an issue of ‘bugs’ but rather that sync can have unintended and unpleasant consequences when it performs exactly as it’s designed to.



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