03/08/2011 09:23:56 AM EST
That's rich of loser Microsoft to bitch about the word App, when they trademarked the word Windows for it's OS design it ripped off from Apple. Windows is extremely unique and not generic at all, of course. No matter how many "new and improved (© 1984-2011 Microsoft Inc.) versions of it's software it produces and no matter how many failed ventures (©™ et al Zune) it persues, Microsoft is still a dinosaur and dinosaurs eventually become extinct. Proof is in the Stock Performance:
10 Year: MSFT -9.26%; AAPL +3592%.
03/10/2011 02:39:29 PM EST
@iPhoney: Seriously? Windows in completely unique FOR COMPUTERS AND SOFTWARE. Just like Apple is completely unique for the same. I can call a window a window all I want, but when I talk about a Windows computer it means ONE AND ONLY ONE THING.
"App Store" is completely generic when used to describe "a store that sells apps". Just like "Gas Station" is completely generic when used to describe a "Station that pumps gas".
07/17/2011 07:07:39 AM EST
@iPhoney: Take off the emerald glasses and see the corporation Apple's created with your own eyes. It's hardly as large and wide as they'd have you think, Apple's claim to 'App Store' is taking from other people (Amazon, just to name one.) This would be like MS trademarking the term 'PC' because Mac and PC's are different, not like MS trademarking the term 'Windows'. Windows is a legitimate product, not a blanket term falling over numerous companies' products.
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