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GeneralStupid Apple and its stupid patents PinprofessionalRob Philpott31-Mar-14 23:03 
I read in The Times this morning that Apple has filed for a patent for the idea of using output from the rear camera on the phone to be used as the background to things like text messaging so those annoying sods who stumble around staring at their phones the whole time don't get run over.
 
Apparently, one 'app' has already been doing this since 2009.
 
I object to this on two levels. Firstly, those who get in the way because they are more interested in their phone than navigating around objects (including me) deserve to get run over. Secondly, just how ABSURD is the (US) patents system that you can patent ideas like that? How does this possibly benefit the consumer?
 
I do wish people would see Apple for what it is.
Regards,
Rob Philpott.

GeneralRe: Stupid Apple and its stupid patents PinprotectorOriginalGriff31-Mar-14 23:07 
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GeneralYou're The Expert, Can You Or Can You Not Do This? PinmemberMohamad M. Mohamad31-Mar-14 22:41 
GeneralRe: You're The Expert, Can You Or Can You Not Do This? PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon31-Mar-14 23:12 
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GeneralRe: You're The Expert, Can You Or Can You Not Do This? PinmentorKeith Barrow31-Mar-14 23:30 
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GeneralGoogle are giving us the finger. PinprotectorOriginalGriff31-Mar-14 22:38 

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