Apple vs. Samsung explained in 90 seconds

A concise viral video manages to explain the history of the epic patent battle and its implications for Google and consumers.

Video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET

This nifty little video from sets out to explain the history and significance of the epic Apple vs. Samsung patent battle in less than two minutes.

In case you've been living in a hole in the ground where radio, Internet, and blog waves don't penetrate, a court found late this summer that Samsung had infringed some of Apple's mobile device patents with its own mobile designs.

Watch the stat and Che Guevara-filled video for a remarkably concise summary of the whole thing, including the implications for Google, Android, and the wider smartphone universe.

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