back to article 'A strong response from Apple would be a lawsuit' – Steve Jobs

This was the week when the years-old iPod antitrust case finally had its first days in court, and kicked off with testimony from beyond the grave courtesy of emails and video depositions from late Apple founder and supremo Steve Jobs. The iPod users are trying to prove that Apple created an uncompetitive market by ensuring no …

  1. frank ly

    "... the plaintiffs's legal beak ..."

    A 'beak' is a magistrate or a judge.

  2. OrsonX

    Phablet or Tablet

    I've got a Galaxy Note, I never use if for browsing, just too small!

    My next phone will be a 5s, peak iPhone! To which I will tether my tablet/labtop.

    I reckon the current phablet trend is just the late adopters copying the early adopters..., they'll soon with they hadn't, and next time round will be back at smaller sizes (or more likely folding devices).

    1. xperroni

      Re: Phablet or Tablet

      I reckon the current phablet trend is just the late adopters copying the early adopters..., they'll soon with they hadn't, and next time round will be back at smaller sizes (or more likely folding devices).

      The Readius e-reader developed by Phillips spin-off Polymer Vision had a foldable e-paper screen, but sadly both device and company sank a few years back. Maybe it's time we revisit the concept?

  3. xperroni
    Terminator

    You say broken, I say fixed

    I think the development of true artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.

    And that is a problem because...?

  4. Oh Homer
    Headmaster

    Consumer Experience®

    [Insert name of any competitor] posed a danger to the "consumer experience"
    .

    They misspelled monopoly.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Prof. Hawking

    I will just add the obligatory note that I will take Prof. Hawking's ideas about computer science seriously when he invites me to comment on future trends in astrophysics. Because I'm pretty sure I know more about AI than he does.

    To me, a physicist announcing that AI may take over from the human race, apparently on the basis of the characteristics of Swiftkey, is on a par with that US lawyer who tried to stop the LHC in case it created black holes and swallowed up the Earth.

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