See, this is why people dislike #Apple
, because they get the credit for tech that they never "innovated", only
First "Touchscreen Smart-phone": IBM Simon 1994
First Smartphone with a Capacitive Touchscreen: LG Prada 2006
Notice you don't see IBM or LG dragging Apple into court for "borrowing" their technologies. The only way things get better is if people improve upon the ideas of others. But when you have companies suing others just for implementing a similar idea, then everybody loses.+Chris Pirillo
was right in one way, you shouldn't be allowed to patent a concept, just the particular implementation of it.