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post #31 of 47
Sensationalist article is sensationalist. This is par for the course for any business that puts the boot to any upper management.
    
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post #32 of 47

How about actually reading the article you are linking me to.

That is a sensationalist article.
   
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post #33 of 47
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Originally Posted by Domino View Post

I think they are going to start feeling the strain of having invested their entire company into a single product.

+1

I was just discussing this today with someone. The one and only thing that Apple is truly good at is marketing, and generating hype. That's great for getting your foot in the door. But it obviously can only take you so far. It seems to me that Apple is still running on the momentum they achieved from when the first iPhone was released. They've done well to keep it up as long as they have, but they're finally starting to lose that momentum.
Take a look at this article. A survey showed that 65% of users purchasing an iPhone 5 were actually upgrading from an older iPhone. While the iPhone 5 may be a great seller and still make tons of money for the company. This means their overall user base is not increasing like it should. That is not the basis for a sustainable business model. You could also compare the annual growth of iPhone users to the growth of Android users over the same period. Unless something changes, it's just a matter of time before the iPhone gets into the same situation that BlackBerry is currently in.
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post #34 of 47
Being a Apple user myself I've been quite frustrated with Apple's update of iOS 6 and their maps feature, both which failed horribly. Everyone I know has issues with iOS 6, either with dropped calls or their old games spontaneously crash on them.

People pay top dollar for their stuff, at least get it right before releasing it for public use. Tim Cook doesn't have the charisma or seem as enthusiastic as Steve Jobs when in the public eye.
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post #35 of 47
With no Steve Jobs at the helm, the SS Apple is heading for an iceberg.

Dark days are ahead for them, just watch. It happened 12+ years ago before Jobs saved them with the iPod, what's to stop it from happening again?
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post #36 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ch13f121 View Post

With no Steve Jobs at the helm, the SS Apple is heading for an iceberg.
Dark days are ahead for them, just watch. It happened 12+ years ago before Jobs saved them with the iPod, what's to stop it from happening again?

iTV; It's going to happen and now that Jobs isn't around to block it like the iPad Mini then it will go ahead, i think mid '13 it will happen.
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post #37 of 47
Don't like Apple, but I sure do wish their stock hits rock bottom so I can buy them at low price. Then pray that it will go back up... lol. Not going to happen to lololol.
post #38 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ch13f121 View Post

what's to stop it from happening again?

Jony Ive.
post #39 of 47
Plunge is what AMD is at.
This is hardly unexpected - the AAPL is way too overpriced atm, but that doesn't mean it is going down...there is still a lot of "meat" in this company, and they can keep strong for at least 4-5 years without major changes. Something has to go really bad for them to "fail", and they do many stuff imperfectly, many stuff not as exceptional as the fan-base wants to , they overprice some of their products heavily, but they don't give out bad products...maybe bad map app/services, but that's an exception.
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post #40 of 47
It's looking more and more like Steve got out at the right time. This company is on the decline unless it somehow pulls another product out of it's ass that doesn't have the main feature being rounded corners.
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