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Its sad that people try to post news to attack other users and try to be all high and mighty. To many egos in here.

I'm a little surprised at the sales amount, I don't know anyone who got a 4s. The iPhone 4 can run siri and do anything the 4s can do. no real point in getting it.

We all know that apple markets to the technophobe. people who don't know technology and are ignorant enough in the domain that they believe that apple has the most powerful product ever. I didn't think that many people were gullible though.
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I'm really happy about this. I bought one as well!
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Its sad that people try to post news to attack other users and try to be all high and mighty. To many egos in here.

I'm a little surprised at the sales amount, I don't know anyone who got a 4s. The iPhone 4 can run siri and do anything the 4s can do. no real point in getting it.

We all know that apple markets to the technophobe. people who don't know technology and are ignorant enough in the domain that they believe that apple has the most powerful product ever. I didn't think that many people were gullible though.
Totally flavorless comments. You have SERIOUS issues.
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WOW. I was incredibly wrong.

I didn't see any reason to buy the 4S... I always just recommend people wait for the 5. People must be seeing things I'm missing.
No, they're not. They're just Apple loyals. I don't want to give my comment on this because it's rather low against the customers that all have a right to choose their desired product.
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Totally flavorless comments. You have SERIOUS issues.
very serious issues.

Apples target market is people who don't understand technology. That doesn't mean that those people are the only ones who will buy the product. There is a distinction between the majority of buyers and buyers as a whole.
Anyone I know who is no good with technology gets macbooks and iPhones. Why? Because its easy, apple caters to them and know they can jack up the prices because those people dont know any better. Because owning an apple product makes them feel like they are knowledgeable with technology which is important today.

You should look into taking a marketing class or 2 and doing a study in apple. I have. My prof, PHD, is a complete apple fanboy and he agreed with my study.
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very serious issues.

Apples target market is people who don't understand technology. That doesn't mean that those people are the only ones who will buy the product. There is a distinction between the majority of buyers and buyers as a whole.
Anyone I know who is no good with technology gets macbooks and iPhones. Why? Because its easy, apple caters to them and know they can jack up the prices because those people dont know any better. Because owning an apple product makes them feel like they are knowledgeable with technology which is important today.

You should look into taking a marketing class or 2 and doing a study in apple. I have. My prof, PHD, is a complete apple fanboy and he agreed with my study.
All so true, no one can deny it. Apple's largest audience are the gullible that don't know about the much better and cheaper alternatives, believe everything Apple claims in their marketing, and just follow along since having an iPhone or expensive Macbook is the new trend to look cool. LARGEST audience, please take that with a grain of salt. To the very technically inclined that still choose Apple products: that's fine, I respect your choice, I just hope that you're AWARE of the other options that offer you much more for an equal amount of money or less.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 10/17/11 at 10:16am
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Apple seems to get alot of press about their stuff too. The media is in a love affair with AAPL and that doesn't seem to want to end any time soon. Apple has the best marketing and litigation department in the entire world, and they are leveraging that to their advantage. If iPhones are setting so many records, then why does the iPhone make up 5% of the cell phone market? It's really all hype, to be honest. I can almost guarantee you that there were nowhere NEAR this volume of media attention when Motorola launched the Razr. Yet it become "the cell phone". Now that Apple launches the iPhone 4S, it really isn't that surprising to see it get the media attention that it has.
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Well if your lonely and you enjoy talking to a computer then the 4S is a good buy. Otherwise I'm telling people to wait another year.
    
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I have nothing against Apple and i love iPhones as i have a 2G, 3G, 3GS, 4 with me right now. Its very low that a Phone like 4S could break this record is beyond me. Not sure what people that dont understand technology look when they get a phone.
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I have nothing against Apple and i love iPhones as i have a 2G, 3G, 3GS, 4 with me right now. Its very low that a Phone like 4S could break this record is beyond me. Not sure what people that dont understand technology look when they get a phone.
Shiny stuff (notice all apple products have shiny screens). Useless features that they think they'll use (siri).
 
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