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That's an astute point. With 100B in the bank, why didn't they just buy TomTom and whoever else they needed to actually be the masters of their mapping destiny? 
The new connector loses features, is only as fast as USB 2.0, and is incompatible with the mini-USB standard that the rest of the world uses.Yeah, I'd call that a fail. 
Or else what, exactly? Going to outsource my job? 
That is NOT THE POINT.The point is... you DO NOT ship a product before it is ready just to screw a business partner you hate.END OF STORY. 
It's quite obvious to anyone not living in a bubble or affected by the reality distortion field exactly what has happened here. When Steve took his big ol temper tantrum and threatened to "go thermonuclear" on Android, it set actions in motion to eliminate Google as a partner.  Even though Maps clearly isn't ready for PrimeTime, Apple shipped it anyway because it's more important for them to them to hurt Google than it is to help customers. It's bullshit that Apple...
Did either of you two listen to the podcast link I gave? http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/441/when-patents-attack Of course not. Because just like the republicans say, "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. And we're not going to let fact checking get in the way." "You also don't need an astrophysics degree to know that sun comes up once a day..." is a worthless clichéd analogy. Obviously patent law is more complicated than knowing the...
Now that Apple is the most valuable company in the world and according to Tim Cook "makes much more money than they need to operate" they ought to consider lowering prices across their line to make them more competitive with Windows PCs.
I signed the petition. Tmobile USA is looking better and better. They offer unlimited everything for $69/mo. Their LTE lights up in 2013 and is a faster technology than used by the other carriers. And in case your signal is poor, they give you free Wi-Fi calling. http://t-mobile-coverage.t-mobile.com/4g-wireless-broadband-service I'm tempted to bring my unlocked iPhone to them today. ...
Do you have a patent law degree? Didn't think so. Therefore, your opinion caries no more validity than anyone else's on here. Try to process that before you post. Now....I believe that the entire system is terribly broken. And I'm not the only one that believes this.http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/441/when-patents-attackApple is turning into the Big Brother figure they rebelled against in their own 1984 commercial. 
Might want to get your sarcasm meter checked out... 
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