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    , JohnAskew wrote

    , but [Google] doesn't want to take a license.

    So Androids are banned from Germany? Wow. Windows Phone should grab the user base!

    You can still buy Samsung, HTC, and other Android phones, they already paid the license off the court. Judging from how quickly everyone else signed the license, the license is expected to be quite cheap. 

    The patents are annoying, that's why we don't have turn by turn navigation in WP7 while the code is fully capable of doing it by calling another method within the program. But at least you know they didn't violate the patent.