Samsung Caught Plagiarizing Apple Icons

Samsung admitted on Sunday to unintentionally used icons from Apple and Microsoft products in the graphic interface for its new Skin cell phone. According to The Korea Times, the phone includes icons from TextEdit, Stickies, MSN Messenger, and the magnifying glass from Sherlock.

Samsungis Skin interface (left) and TextEdit (right).

Chung Kook-hyun, Samsungis corporate design center chief, said that there were a few mistakes while the phone was being developed. He stated "We have already fixed the designs and I believe that the old models are not being sold in the market anymore."

Samsung isnit saying exactly how the graphics made it into the phoneis interface, or who is responsible.