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Rival smartphone makers could exploit a rare letdown by Apple in the launch of its new iPhone 4S model, which failed to wow fans, and grab a bigger share of the most lucrative part of the phone market.

Don't know much about Apple as of late besides all these lawsuits, even if this iPhone 4S doesn't turn out as hoped, isn't the iPhone 5 right around the corner? EDIT: Guess not lol

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Edited by Laurifer - 10/5/11 at 9:47am
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If by right around the corner you mean another 12 months then yeh........
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Stumble? lol
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If by right around the corner you mean another 12 months then yeh........

O haha, see I said I don't know much!
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Stumble? lol

I said it in another thread on here but I think it's rather sad that simply replacing the man who does the presentation suddenly causes everyone to doubt Apple. I mean, they're doing the same thing they've always done and NOW people want to cry foul?
     
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I said it in another thread on here but I think it's rather sad that simply replacing the man who does the presentation suddenly causes everyone to doubt Apple. I mean, they're doing the same thing they've always done and NOW people want to cry foul?

not really, steve jobs is the reason apple is what it is. its natural for people to question them now. its not a bad thing to blindly follow....
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I honesetly don't see this as a fail... Sure, it would have been cool to see a completely new carbon fiber brushed aluminum phone. I see this release as a huge software step forward. iOS 5 and iCloud should actually be 'revolutionary'. Yes, I know there are apps that might do that sort of thing but actually built into the OS...

The hardware refresh was as good as could be expected (besides perhaps not more RAM) and the software is a HUGE update. Also, a big push of Apple right now is the foreign markets. They're doing just fine locally.
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I honesetly don't see this as a fail... Sure, it would have been cool to see a completely new carbon fiber brushed aluminum phone. I see this release as a huge software step forward. iOS 5 and iCloud should actually be 'revolutionary'. Yes, I know there are apps that might do that sort of thing but actually built into the OS...

The hardware refresh was as good as could be expected (besides perhaps not more RAM) and the software is a HUGE update. Also, a big push of Apple right now is the foreign markets. They're doing just fine locally.

i actually like the idea of this phone. i dont think right now they could have shoved any more into the phone without killing the battery even quicker.
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guess giving it LTE support would give people no reason to go to the ip5.
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not really, steve jobs is the reason apple is what it is. Its natural for people to question them now. its not a bad thing to blindly follow....

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