Miss Me Yet? :)

Do you miss me yet?
By Kevin Michaluk on 8 Aug 2012 04:55 pm EDT
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Ahh.. the Joy of Tech. Always good for a chuckle.

Source: Joy of Tech

47 comments

Michelle Haag

BlackBerry, I don't miss you because I never left! <3

GeneralHerzog

+1 and GST (cuz the feds need lovin too)

BGK

Took the words right out of my fingers - lol

Alicia Erlich

+1!  I <3 my BlackBerry.  

DuexNoir

++1

~I am BlackBerry by choice~

BB_Bmore

I stay with the bold style keyboard. I go were it goes period.

aloofkid

Oh so that's what happening in the tech world.

RedPortiaOne

Funny strip but the truth is everyone copied iPhone, iPad and iPod. That being said, I hate Apple.
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Playbook, the one and only

G-bone

Yeah, but that's the problem : copied what? A rectangle with rounded corners? Even the old brick phones a la Gordon Gecko had rounded corners. Jobs inspiration was the 'no parking sign,among many others. Somewhere in an archeology museum is some stone tablets with rounded corners. It’s like claiming to have invented the shape of a tv screen, or a tipi - some things just make sense that way.
BlackBerry had rounded corners and a shiny bezel and voice command and...long before the iphone.
So...who's zoomin' who?
Ridiculous.

boldkeyboardholic

everyone copied iPhone? Apple also copied a lot from everywhere...

this stupid wars Apple vs Samsung vs Microsoft vs Motorolla vs HTC vs RIM vs Santa...

The bill is and will be paid by the consumer.

ryanlrobinson

Everyone copies everyone. That's the nature of the business.

evenmosbek

Good artists copy great artists steal -Steve Jobs, 1994
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW0DUg63lqU

G-bone

Beautiful!
(it also sounds like a couple of our pet trolls) ;)

Heavens1

So bloody true .... and their argument is still, or has recently been in many legal jurisdictions around the world!

AND they're both LOSERS!!!

OniBerry

No....the consumers end up losing in the end.

estarno

Apple and Samsung's lawsuits really have no affect on their consumers. Has nothing to do with which devices are better. I don't get it. This is a total fallacy.

Yeah, just because Apple is suing someone means I don't like the iPhone... if people went around thinking like that, no one would want to own anything because that's the world of business. Nice try.

pcguy514

So I guess if the note or sg3 didn't get the ok for sale in USA it still doesn't affect the consumer directly. Or any lawsuit that bars a product (any one) from a market still won't affect consumers sure.

I agree with the rest of your statement but that first part..... Think before you type!

Alphalucard

Have you ever thought what would happen if the inventor of wheel sued everyone and asked for injunctions on wheels?

green_ember

I like how in evidence, Apple claims that Best Buy told them people were returning Samsung tablets because they thought they bought an iPad. This just further emphasizes that consumers don't even know what they are buying and didn't do any research before making a decision. How anyone can walk into a store, spend hundreds of dollars and purchase the wrong product beats all I've ever seen. I couldn't imagine blindly dropping that kind of cash on a product. Ridiculous

DuexNoir

Sounds like these consumers can't read either...the label on the box that would have said Samsung and not Apple iPad. O_o

~I am BlackBerry by choice~

nkuza

+200000 crackie points for you, that's what I thought when I read that statement, I don't think there's any truth to it.

J_R_TheMotorMan

Stupid zombies, in a frenzy.

BruvvaPete

Here's another viewpoint. Pretend you know nothing about consumer electronics. You walk into a store and they give you the pitch. Is it your fault you bought what someone convinced you to buy? My point: think average consumer

Alphalucard

If a customer walks in a store and ask for Apple iPad and end up buying another because they 'mistakenly' thought its an iPad thats most likely a below average customer.

BruvvaPete

Salespersons will sell anything to the buyer who is even remotely unaware. If I told my mom to go get a GS3 and the salesperson asked enough questions to realize she hasn't a clue, it's not her fault. The average consumer couldn't give a crap. The average consumer buys what salespersons tell them.

DuexNoir

That's funny. But this should make RIM realize that rectangular black or white slabs are getting old.

~I am BlackBerry by choice~

pineypl

So then, what shape should a cell phone be? Pear shaped, round, or maybe triangular. The shape of the human hand and head dictate the form that works. Cell phones have always been rectangular, it just works.

Color is a different story, but of the literally millions of shades of color available which do you chose to mass market?

odinlhz

lol, that's funny. My lovely BlackBerry.

rcheung135

Sadly, BB's hardware design has gone more Apple than anything...

BruvvaPete

Aren't all phones rectangular? May as well say iPhone copied BBs cuz BB was in the mobile phone business before Apple. All phones end up with the same shape. Components and software makes the difference.

all3n7

Samsung is like,. Hyundai and Kia,. Ah! Those Koreans....

klkd

I miss bbm. thats it really, oh and occasionally i miss my qwerty but i wouldnt trade my iphone 4s for anything else on the market today.

chaundral25

Funny...I can say with utmost confidence that I would never, ever own an iphone ever (or any product made by apple for that matter). I guess I'm just not technologically impaired enough and I don't feel the need to spend hundreds of dollars on a product that does not fit my needs just to impress my apple-loving friends.

BruvvaPete

That comic was quite funny. Gotta say though that "Mr/Mrs consumer average" could care less about the squabbles between cell phone manufacturers.
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I see iPod. I see phone. Byproduct looks cool and no one expects it. Phone tied in with entertainment ecosystem. I see apps. I like apps. I get phone. I like phone. I tell friend cuz I see iPhone.
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Several years later...
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RIM: What happened?
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RIM: You Better figure it out. You have five months or else the Dodo awaits.

wanderguzman

no, I dont because you sucks so bad

Joy1980

Just out of curiosity, why do you believe that BlackBerry sucks?

jlarkins08

I left for 7 months but came back and got a brand new bold 9900 so happy with my decision.. I miss BB so much especially dealing with windows phone for that time I was on my hiatus!

lorax1284

I think Palm should stick it's wee head in and say "you BOTH copied ME so shut your pie holes and give me CAAAASSSHHHH!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZkVA4xykhg#t=55s

Rootbrian

OH MY FUCKING GOD!!!! BWAAHAHAAHAHAHHAHAHAH!!!