Android Overload: Google Fires Back On Microsoft, Microsoft Fires Back On Google and More


  • Guest

    I’m starting to think this is less about google vs everyone else and more Open Source vs Proprietary. Linux wasn’t ever successful (until google made it successful) because it’s complicated and it’s not going to make anyone money. That is unless someone reboxes it and calls it iOS but then that turns it into proprietary.

    this is just a theory don’t flame me

    • HalfwayCrook

      OMG your an idiot. Wow only an idiot would be idiotic enough to say something so idiotic. Oh, and you’re an idiot.

      Ooops i flamed you ^_^

      • Guest

        haha thank you for your eloquent approach :)

    • $8357570

      linux was always successful, just hasn’t been as common *on the desktop*.

    • Louis Workmeister

      Red Hat and Novell just might have a different perspective on whether or not Linux is successful. We may never get the “year of the linux desktop” but that doesn’t mean linux isn’t successful in commercial settings. Linux is also used on a significant portion of webservers.

      • Guest

        I apologize I should have clarified. I was talking about in the consumer industry. commercially it’s very successful. I’m one who uses linux on all but one computer in my place. I was saying that android has made it popular to the mainstream(consumer and developers) where as iOS has made it only accessible to apple users.

  • Robert Lichota

    Way to go. I am tired of hearing of paper patents with no substance. How about patenting a ‘method of communicating without wires?’

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    • DannyB2

      The sad thing is, there are people, even in these very forums, who defend paper patents with no substance.

  • Zomby2D

    What I find very amusing, is that Google initial comment was mostly directed at the NORTEL deal while Microsoft is bickering about Google not joining in the NOVELL patent buyout.