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Man who says 'Glee' ripped him off rips off 'Glee' rip-off

Jonathan Coulton believes the only way to avenge "Glee"'s alleged theft of his cover of "Baby Got Back" is to get back at Glee by covering its version. For charity.

By January 26, 2013


Conan O'Brien: iPad Mini is just another sad ripoff

In a delightful parody of the new iPad Mini ad, Conan offers a ditty that suggests Apple fanboys will buy, well, anything.

By October 24, 2012


EA sues Zynga, alleges 'The Ville' is 'Sims Social' ripoff

Electronic Arts points to the two Facebook games and accuses Zynga of copyright infringement. Zynga denies the allegation.

By August 3, 2012


Hands-on: Samsung's 27-inch Series 9 is not an iMac rip-off

Samsung's Series 9 is one of the few 27-inch all-in-ones with a design that is both interesting and not a blatant rip off of Apple's iMac.

By January 10, 2012


Cut the Birds: Angry Birds homage, parody, or rip-off?

This iOS game is free, so perhaps it doesn't matter. What does matter is that it's fun--at least for a while--even if not the least bit original.

By October 31, 2011


Is the Mac App Store a rip-off for games?

Sensing a potential opportunity to save Mac gamers a few bucks, we checked the top core-gamer titles from the Mac App Store and compared them with both the downloadable and disc-based versions from Amazon and Steam.

By July 29, 2011


iPad Smart Cover rip-off case lands Samsung in hot water

Samsung has hastily dumped a laughable clone of an Apple accessory after realising it's a blatant rip-off -- providing Apple with ammunition in the legal battle between the two tech giants.

By July 19, 2011


Enraged by roaming rip-off? Don't worry, you're not the only one

Ever had a nasty shock in your bill when you got home from a romantic weekend away with your smart phone? You're not the only one -- and ZDNet UK is doing something about it.

By April 4, 2011


Buy an Angry Birds iPhone case, not the Angry Birdz rip-off game

Angry Birds fever will not die down. It's still top in the iPhone apps chart, while a new Angry Birds iPhone case is making its way to you. But watch out for the annoyed avian rip-offs!

By November 12, 2010


Alienware M11x: A Great British rip-off?

We've just reviewed the Alienware M11x and we absolutely adore it. With the US model appearing to cost significantly less than the UK version, however, are we in Britain being ripped off?

By March 17, 2010