Curating Silliness: Apple’s Ideas On Samsung Designs

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Apple has put forth some design ideas for Samsung to help the company steer clear of Apple’s patent infringement claims. How nice of Apple!

Apparently, Apple thinks the rectangle belongs to them. So they suggest Samsung stay away from that shape in their tablets and phones. Along with the novelty of “rounded corners.”

Probably the best idea Apple offered to Samsung was to clutter up their interface. This would be a big difference between the two companies and, I’m sure, would help Samsung’s sales a great deal.

From Slash Gear:  ”Tablets should also not be rectangular or not have rounded corners. They should have thick frames with a front surface that doesn’t lie entirely flat. Also, the profiles should not be thin and the interface should have a cluttered appearance.”

To sum up, Apple basically gave Samsung the plans for going out of business. Or creating the world’s first triangular tablet with a confusing user interface and no rounded corners. :)

Here’s what the web is saying:

What does it take to stop an Apple lawsuit? Build a horrible device

androidcommunity.com12/3/11

As part of Apple’s patent case against Samsung in the US, it couldn’t just simply object to the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Apple had What does it take to stop an Apple lawsuit? Apple are saying anything rectangular is an iPad copy.

Apple claims rectangles, round corners and flat black screens are

www.phonesreview.co.uk12/5/11

You are no doubt aware Apple has been in legal conflict with Samsung for god knows how long over the design of Samsung products that Apple claims looks and feels like Apple products and Apple is attempting to get

NewsDaily: Insight: Apple vs Samsung lawsuit full of secret combat

www.newsdaily.com12/1/11

The biggest legal battle for the technology industry is playing out in a federal court in Silicon Valley, where Apple is trying to stop Samsung from selling Galaxy phones and tablets in the United States.

Whoops! Apple, Samsung secrets leak from court document – CNET

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Whoops! Apple, Samsung secrets leak from court documentCNETFor tablets, Apple suggested thicker frames around the screen, a front surface that isn’t entirely flat, a thicker design, and similarly, no rectangle design. There is no end in sight to the …

Apple’s Worldwide War on Samsung and Android – ZDNet (blog)

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ZDNet (blog)Apple’s Worldwide War on Samsung and AndroidZDNet (blog)You write all the above just to show a square rectangular glass panel and claim that this was patent infrigement? Where is the Samsung square app icon and icon dock UI design that yo …

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