1. anon(5969054)'s Avatar
    I'm wondering, can Apple or Google copy live tiles? Or has Microsoft patented in such a way that they would have to pay a lot?
    03-23-2015 05:39 AM
  2. PratikMade's Avatar
    They can copy of they want to one way or the another. Perhaps it won't be same in terms of aesthetics but functionality would be same.
    03-23-2015 05:44 AM
  3. Tsang Fai's Avatar
    I guess Apple and Google are watching.
    They won't copy until Microsoft has proved Windows Phone is a success.
    especially true for Apple. They won't release a "new" product before the concepts are proved to be working.
    03-23-2015 05:48 AM
  4. KarmaEcrivain94's Avatar
    Apple isn't scared of imitating Windows Phone. Look at ios 7's design revamp. Question is, do they have the balls to shout out that they are copying such an iconic feature...
    03-23-2015 06:06 AM
  5. teckris's Avatar
    Google Material Design is somewhat closer to it?
    03-23-2015 08:54 AM
  6. MikeX74's Avatar
    Seems like they're doing just fine without it.
    xandros9 and Jaredallister like this.
    03-23-2015 09:07 AM
  7. anon(5969054)'s Avatar
    I'm just waiting for it to happen. Because it is the only logical evolution of app icons. Live tiles are so good.
    03-23-2015 01:11 PM
  8. Blacklac's Avatar
    Apple will never change iOS... Lol
    03-23-2015 01:16 PM
  9. Mark Baker3's Avatar
    You will also find that apple does not copy. It invents it retrospectively.
    gwinegarden and t.mehoves like this.
    03-23-2015 01:20 PM
  10. MikeX74's Avatar
    You will also find that apple does not copy. It invents it retrospectively.
    Or retroactively.
    Mark Baker3 likes this.
    03-23-2015 02:46 PM
  11. gwinegarden's Avatar
    "Picasso had a saying -- 'good artists copy; great artists steal' -- and we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas."

    Steve Jobs, 1996
    03-25-2015 06:03 PM

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