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Old Feb 15, 2013, 02:27 PM   #51
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Apple currently holds 45% of the unreleased smart watch market while Samsung has a strong lead with 48%.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 02:30 PM   #52
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Apple currently holds 45% of the unreleased smart watch market while Samsung has a strong lead with 48%.
Which is proof that Altios/Altius will be winning and Apple will be doomed.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 02:45 PM   #53
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 02:56 PM   #54
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That looks a helluva lot like a B&W windows 8 metro theme. Samsung decided to copy someone else rather than poke the Apple?
Let's not forget the "development" of Google Play on Android. From an iOS App Store clone to a WinMo clone in one generation!
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 03:03 PM   #55
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Samesung will release a half arsed watch. Fandroids will scream from the rooftops that Shamesung really does innovate.

Apple watch gets released and ends up being completely different and people will see what an "iwatch" really should be like.

Scamsung will then copy apple and show prior art from a film from the 1970's showing that what apple has created is nothing new.

They will also say that what apple has created is a natural evolution of wrist watches and that what they created would have ended up being created by someone else at some point.

Apple sues Scumsung and the fandroids cry foul and try to convince everyone that Apple are not innovators.

Apple fans just smile and see history repeating itself as we enjoy our nice new shiny device, while a Samesung commercial plays in the background promoting their quad-core/plastic/removable battery/sim card slot watch that has "bump" capabilities.

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Old Feb 15, 2013, 03:10 PM   #56
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For next two years, Samesung will have a lot of products like Apple, because Apple must tell Samesung certain new projects to see if they are able to produce. Just like Eric Schmidt sat on Apple board and knew all about it then secretly told their engineers to develop it.

That's how Samsung won over television. Sony trusted a tiny company in S Korea called "Gold Star" to manufacture it's TV, but Sony didn't know one day that tiny company would steal its technology then turn around called itself Samesung and made the same tv but without all the R&D and cut the price in half to kill Sony.
Well that history you just told is completely wrong. GoldStar still exists under a name change, called LS Cable/LG Cable. They have no affiliation with Sony, other than they share electronic components. They also have nothing to do with Samsung, other than being the second largest TV producer (behind Samsung.) GoldStar isn't a tiny company, it's a massive company, and even if it started small, it still has nothing to do with Samsung.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 03:15 PM   #57
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It is unclear whether the watch will be a self-contained product, or rely on a Bluetooth connection to a smartphone.
If they're smart it will be a little bit of both: enough stand-alone functionality to be "more than a watch", but not enough to make battery life too much of an issue.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 03:35 PM   #58
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For next two years, Samesung will have a lot of products like Apple, because Apple must tell Samesung certain new projects to see if they are able to produce. Just like Eric Schmidt sat on Apple board and knew all about it then secretly told their engineers to develop it.

That's how Samsung won over television. Sony trusted a tiny company in S Korea called "Gold Star" to manufacture it's TV, but Sony didn't know one day that tiny company would steal its technology then turn around called itself Samesung and made the same tv but without all the R&D and cut the price in half to kill Sony.
Goldstar = LG Electronics. (LG= Lucky Goldstar) Not Samsung.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 03:36 PM   #59
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so much ignorance in this thread
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 03:58 PM   #60
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 04:15 PM   #61
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It's a race to see who can take a dump on our wrists first!
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 04:22 PM   #62
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Having owned a Samsung printer at one time, I understand their philosophy. Steal ideas, make products as cheaply as possible, advertise them massively, sell as many as you can and when the sales chart flatlines, abandon it and move on.Never update. Never fix. never add new features, just move on and sell a replacement as soon as possible. That's why you can't get a toner cartridge for one of their printers which is over a year old.

So who cares if they rush some half-baked piece of junk to the market. By the time buyers realize they have been taken, Apple will have something decent to offer.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 05:24 PM   #63
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Samesung is such a shameful company
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 05:43 PM   #64
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Having owned a Samsung printer at one time, I understand their philosophy. Steal ideas, make products as cheaply as possible, advertise them massively, sell as many as you can and when the sales chart flatlines, abandon it and move on.Never update. Never fix. never add new features, just move on and sell a replacement as soon as possible. That's why you can't get a toner cartridge for one of their printers which is over a year old.

So who cares if they rush some half-baked piece of junk to the market. By the time buyers realize they have been taken, Apple will have something decent to offer.
But we will have to listen to all the Apple haters saying that Apple copied Samsung even though our iWatch is in every way better than theirs and we will automatically become an idiot in their eyes. If only they knew it was the opposite but the majority of the world don't read into development stuff, only listen to who got to the market first.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 05:43 PM   #65
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What is it with these watches all of a sudden? With people who actually wear watches being pretty slim these days, is there really a market here?
There are lots of people spending lots of money on watches.

I think the key to success is to create a watch that people actually want to wear. Style and quality is the absolutely most important part of it. Plus functionality which is decent enough for the buyer to justify the purchase to others.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 05:47 PM   #66
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And in one moment all the trolls decrying an iWatch perform an amazing Olympic style 180 degree twist and spin and are now fully supportive and will attack Apple for copying Samsung, or attack Apple for not creating one as big as Samsung's.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 06:02 PM   #67
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And in one moment all the trolls decrying an iWatch perform an amazing Olympic style 180 degree twist and spin and are now fully supportive and will attack Apple for copying Samsung, or attack Apple for not creating one as big as Samsung's.
Amen to that.

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Old Feb 15, 2013, 06:22 PM   #69
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"Samsung stood on the shoulders of geniuses to accomplish something as fast as they could,
and before you even knew what they had,
they patented it, packaged it and slapped it on a plastic lunch box.
And now they're selling it. They wanna sell it." - Malcolm, Jurassic Park
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 06:38 PM   #70
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Wait, so Samsung's unannounced rumored product is going to come out before Apples unannounced rumored product?
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 06:40 PM   #71
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That looks a helluva lot like a B&W windows 8 metro theme. Samsung decided to copy someone else rather than poke the Apple?
That's what I was thinking!
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 07:25 PM   #73
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But we will have to listen to all the Apple haters saying that Apple copied Samsung even though our iWatch is in every way better than theirs and we will automatically become an idiot in their eyes. If only they knew it was the opposite but the majority of the world don't read into development stuff, only listen to who got to the market first.
Right now, somewhere deep in an Android forum, is your equal opposite. He's griping about how all the Android hating Apple Sheep keep going on and on with their stupid belief that Apple is perfect in every way, and invented everything, completely oblivious to just how crappy, limited, locked down your iDevices actually are. But, you know, the majority of the world doesn't care about anything except what's popular, which is the only Apple has going for it.

Some cheer him on. Others call him an idiot. He's your mirror image. And you know what? Fandroids? iTards? Whatever. It doesn't matter who did what, or who does what, or who released what first.

...cuz the whole thing is pretty dorky when you get this wrapped up into it.
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Flavor Flav would like this idea.
Where's Will.I.Am when we need him? The Galaxy Watch -- now in gold and white!
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 07:40 PM   #75
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How is this even possible. They would have to see the released iWatch in order to copy it an release an identical version with the Samsung logo and Android OS. This article implies that Samsung actually has its own R&D department. It is not April 1st today.
Never fear. They will announce it now to release later in the year and while the first shots will look more like a Metro watch, when it releases it will be'inspired by' the iWatch
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