Rivals, like Google, Samsung, or HTC, just said “oh fuck this, let’s all do the same” and came up with [Android] devices that are mostly copies of what Apple put out in their first iPhone. […]
There are better ways to do things. Or at least different ways. You only have to come up with them. Look no further than Microsoft Windows Phone 7. The vilified Redmond company actually had the imagination and the balls to make something different. And, in that process, they actually came up with better ideas than Apple’s.