“Finally, Samsung made a great ad that the people like,” Obama Pacman reports. “I wonder why.”

“Matthew Panzarino (@panzer), senior editor of Techcrunch noticed that Samsung is trying to pass off a copy of the original iPhone TV ad as its own,” Obama Pacman reports. “Surely the ripping off the first TV ad of the iconic Apple iPhone by Samsung is totally a coincidence.”

“And the funny thing is that while the Apple iPhone revolutionized the phone industry, the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch is universally panned,” Obama Pacman writes. “That’s because similar to the HP Slate that tried to preempt the rumored Apple iPad tablet, the Samsung watch is based on rumors of the Apple iWatch. Without an actual iWatch to copy, Samsung can’t make a useful product.”

Apple’s original 2007 for iPhone:

Samsung’s slavish copy of Apple’s original 2007 for iPhone:

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MacDailyNews Take: Pitiful.

At this point, we have to ask if this is a cultural disconnect? You know, like giving someone in Iran a “thumbs up.”

Can any of our South Korean readers tell us, “Is there actually a concept of copying the work of others and/or intellectual property ownership in South Korea?” Also, if so, “Is there a concept of shame and embarrassment over doing so?”

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