MS took a swipe at APPL by successfully patenting whacking your phone off.

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  1. maxpower097

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  2. MrChips

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    Like whacking your kid to get him to shut up?
     
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    A patent for smacking an electronic device? I thought patents required an idea that everybody didn't already know.
     
  4. MrChips

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    Maybe you can get a patent for kicking the tires to get your engine started.
     
  5. JoeJester

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    Why not. Meyers got alot of patents.
     
  6. t06afre

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    Really, I was sure most of his application for patents were rejected due to lack of proof
     
  7. t06afre

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    Or a method for cooking food. By "whack it in the oven".
     
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  8. maxpower097

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    Or the wife! Whack the wife to turn her to mute.
     
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