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Funny, how Apple is being more like Microsoft has been as it gets bigger and MS is getting more like Apple and Google as it becomes more platform agnostic. Seems the more you are the top dog in certain markets, you can do as you please - until you can't. No problem. Apple doesn't have to be the best and most useful for everything. Or they are just focusing where they can now and limit their offerings to get more right rather than less right.
Ha ha
Everyone has patents on almost the same stuff.  Copycats in the sense that maybe they are doing something about displays now that everyone else is in the game. Anyway, Apple is a copycat company, as we all know. It's just that they take existing ideas and implementations and make them much better is it seems like every case. Kind of like the larger iPad that's purported to come out later this year. If they do...I would consider that a copycat act of aping what MS has...
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Copycats.
That is nuts. How can you refuse?
How many people are not going to buy, because the watch will be constantly updated every year? But plenty will buy. Suppose they will sell used for a good resale value.
Google Maps is vastly better with real pictures, street view, and the fact that the pin for the tower is not the parking lot, like it is with Apple Maps. Fake flyovers are nothing compared to the real think, unless you prefer pretty animation style views.
Apple is shortsighted on where they concentrate their efforts for what is practical and useful.
I run into a lot of people at work who think MS is still the sh!t and Apple is still a fringe company that happens to sell phones and tablets. Their thinking is stuck in the past. They still do not think Apple computers can do much or are greatly limited. Can't go wrong for buying HP? That's what they think. 
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