Originally Posted by PatNY
Speaking for myself, there is this ill will toward Apple because I think they are being overly litigious -- to the point where it stifles competition and innovation and raises costs for consumers. I hope Apple's competitors file patents for every little thing they do -- no matter how ridiculous it seems -- just to be able to turn the tables on Apple in the future.
And related to that is the fact that they on purpose have a walled garden. The strategy is to lock people into their ecosystem and their ecosystem is on purpose not compatible with things outside the ecosystem.