There are plenty of Apple fanboys and girls, but there are also quite a few people that are already sick of seeing Apple news at every turn. These Apple haters have found a way to poke fun at Apple's "innovative" new features for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, and I've got to admit - they have a point.
The company has finally responded to customer demands for a larger screen, and many people are happy with the changes. But some Apple haters with a sharp wit have taken to the Internet to express just how they feel about Apple's latest leap in "innovation."
Take a look at the image below. Ron Amadeo from Ars Technica created a satirical graphic to show just how he felt about the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus released from Apple.
"Dear iPhone 6 users," it reads, "Welcome to 2012!
"iPhone 6 (released 9/2014) 4.7-inch screen, 750p resolution, NFC payments, Notification actions, Widgets, 3rd-party keyboards, Typing suggestions, Cross-app communication, Cloud photo backup, battery stats.
"Nexus 4 (released 11/2012) 4.7-inch screen, 760p resolution, NFC payments, Notification actions, Widgets, 3rd-party keyboards, Typing suggestions, Cross-app communication, Cloud photo backup, battery stats.
"Enjoy your 'new' device!
"In 2016, you guys will love: wireless charging, water resistance, IR blasters, multi-user support, selectable default apps, split-screen apps, app installs from a browser, and virtual buttons!
"If you need help with your iPhone's new features, just ask an Android user. We've had this stuff for years.
I like Apple products, but this guy has a point.
Another problem with Apple's "innovation" is that it seems to be copying whatever the public likes. That's not always a bad thing, but when it comes to copyright infringement, it's a problem.
Do you remember the OK GO perspective video that I showed you a while back? Click here to refresh your memory.
The band had released a new song with an incredible video that was all about forced perspective. Many shapes and lines from the song were revealed throughout the video, and it was a fun and creative project.
But I think Apple may have crossed a line with the "borrowing" of ideas from others into copyright infringement. Just take a look at the video below from Apple's 2014 address of its new products.
Was that filmed in the same building? It sure looks familiar. OK GO didn't invent the forced perspective technique, but enough of these scenes look so familiar that it seems pretty sketchy.
"Andy Gershon, OK Go's manager, told Bloomberg Businessweek that the band discussed a collaboration with Apple that never happened. Apple then hired the same production company and director as OK Go, he said.
The band is mulling its legal options, Gershon added."
What do you think? Was Apple lazy or is it an uncanny coincidence? Let me know in the comments below!