Apple is patenting the wedge, and tech that other companies have already had on the market for years, but they're the INNOVATIVE ones? Yup, chug that Koolaid, because you clearly swallowed any objectivity you had a long time ago.
So you're saying it's ok even if it looks and functions the same, as long as the underlying mechanism is different? I think you need to rethink your statement, because you just completely invalidated Apple's suit against Samsung.
But of course. This naturally explains Apple's 40% gross profit margin... their pursuit of quality. *rolls eyes* I have no problem with corporations making money. Hell, that's what corporations are SUPPOSED to do, but it really irks me when folks like Ive try to have it both ways here. That's naturally what is spurring Apple's ridiculous litigious actions of the last few years: Quality. We can't have other companies making "quality" products for less, now, can we?
Oh Lion was a nightmare for me, but lets not confuse mess with disaster. Lion was a mess in the same way Vista was, in my mind. Vista dropped legacy driver support, Lion dropped legacy app support. You lost quite a bit with both "upgrades," but what did you gain exactly? Natural scrolling and icloud functionality that was rolled out to 10.6 shortly thereafter, thus negating any real reason to upgrade anyway? I ended up ditching Lion because it broke the backup...