“Apple is in trouble. The company once revered for their revolutionary products now finds itself in the midst of a design panic,” Yoni Heisler writes for BGR. “In case you missed it, the company’s recently released Galaxy Note 5 suffers from a critical design flaw that truly underscores how the company is reeling in the absence of Steve Jobs.”
“The underlying problem is that when the device’s S Pen stylus is inserted the wrong way, it becomes practically impossible to remove without seriously damaging the phone,” Heisler writes. “Compounding the problem is that the phone provides no indication if the stylus is even being inserted in the right or wrong direction in the first place.”
“Is this what Apple has become? A purveyor of expensive products that can break with just a simple mistake?” Heisler asks. “If there’s one thing we can state with certainty, it’s this: The Galaxy Note 5 would have never seen the light of day if Steve Jobs were still around.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Based on the number of articles we’re forced to slog through that are based on pure FUD following every single Apple product launch, just imagining an actual debilitating flaw such as the Galaxy Note 5’s gives us agita. But, this is Samsung, so the routine peddling of half-assed, untested pieces of shit are expected by all, so there’s no outrage from either the tech media or from the ignorant and/or immoral saps who reward serial IP thieves with their business.
Samsung is a filthy joke of a company. Without Apple to copy (no styluses, yet), slavish copier Samsung is hopelessly lost.
Major Samsung Galaxy Note 5 design defect: Inserting ‘S-Pen’ backwards permanently damages device – August 25, 2015