iPhone Clone from China

Slashdot brought to light a Popular Science articleon the amazing practice at work in China to appropriate intellectual property in the form of design, architecture, brand, packaging–you get the picture, nothing is off limits. It’s stealing and there seems no stopping it, so my attention shifted to other implications. The one that caught my eye was the iPhone clone b/c it includes open-source applications over Linux with the same fancy-schmancy interface. This generation may lack the yummy, bouncy “physics-IA” operating system perks of the iPhone, but give it time. Something like this may force Apple to reconsider its “walled garden” techniques to give consumers the choice they want.

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