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Get a free copy of powerful DVD ripping and video conversion software [Deals]

DVD players are going the way of the Walkman, leaving many of us with vast libraries of obsolete discs. Of course the movies and TV shows themselves aren’t obsolete — just their shiny plastic medium — but with hard drive space getting more and more vast it makes less and less sense to let a […]

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Samsung is ripping off Apple again — this time with phone leasing program

Just days after being told to stop ripping off Apple’s designs, Samsung is reportedly getting ready to “borrow” another of Cupertino’s ideas — this time with a program for leasing its Galaxy handsets to U.S. customers, much like Apple announced two weeks back with its iPhone Upgrade Program. Apple introduced its leasing program at its […]

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Judge orders Samsung to stop ripping off Apple

Samsung might soon be legally forbidden from continuing to rip off Apple. In a 2-1 decision today, a federal appeals court ruled that the monetary damages another court ordered the South Korean company to pay Apple last year wasn’t enough; it also had to stop using those design elements that infringe upon Cupertino’s patents. This […]

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Taylor Swift rips up contract that was ripping off photographers

The Bad Blood between singer Taylor Swift and concert photographers is history – unless she writes a song about it. Swift’s legal team has agreed to revise the photography contact for her 1989 World Tour after a widely reported backlash… Read more ›

Apple wants to stop rivals ripping off one of its most iconic retail store designs

In the West, the most iconic Apple Store is probably the company’s glass cube for its Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York. In the East, however, arguably Apple’s most recognizable retail outlet design is the 30-foot glass cylinder used for both the company’s… Read more ›

Tumblr responds to Ask Me Anything by ripping it off

Tumblr has come up with its own version of Reddit’s popular Ask Me Anything (AMA) interview series. The new feature, called Answer Time, will let users ask anything they want of musicians, actors, activists, and other celebrities, with the replies… Read more ›

Apple hopes to stop China from ripping off its best retail store yet

As can be seen everywhere from Xiaomi’s not-so-original smartphone designs to the number of knockoff Apple Watches already available for sale, Apple has a problem with ripoffs in China. But having recently unveiled its stunning new West Lake store in Hangzhou — featuring… Read more ›

Samsung is ripping off Apple’s EarPods for the Galaxy S6

When Apple’s Greg Joswiak first introduced the EarPods on stage at the iPhone 5 event in 2012, he said they “look unlike any headphone you’ve ever seen before.” Samsung won’t be able to say the same for its new earphones,… Read more ›

Flappy Bird dev accused of ripping off idea for Swing Copters

Swing Copters, the latest title from Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen, is in the limelight yet again this week following claims it plagiarizes another mobile game. Development studio Open Name says the super-addictive title is a ripoff of Bog Racer, a game they released on Android back in July that… Read more ›

Samsung Doesn’t Just Copy Apple; It’s Ripping Off Dyson’s Vacuum Cleaners, Too

Samsung-DysonSamsung has earned quite a name for itself copying Apple’s most successful products, but it’s not only in smartphones, tablets, computers, and accessories where the South Korean company sources its inspiration from its closest rivals. British manufacturer Dyson is suing Samsung for allegedly ripping off one of its inventions in a new vacuum cleaner that […]

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