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"There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. It's a $500 subsidized item. They may make a lot of money. But if you actually take a look at the 1.3 billion phones that get sold, I'd prefer to have our software in 60% or 70% or 80% of them, than I would to have 2% or 3%, which is what Apple might get."
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, 30 April 2007

"The iPhone is nothing more than a luxury bauble that will appeal to a few gadget freaks. In terms of its impact on the industry, the iPhone is less relevant. "

Bwaahha!!

http://www.google.com/search?q=%22wh...GLL_en___US416

for more fun reading google "why the ipad will fail" or why the apple tablet will fail

How are these people still rich? Not from making good products or being smart.
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Move along folks, nothing to see here.
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why the iphone will fail? because its made by apple
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Apple sold 16.24 million iPhones in the first quarter of 2011, representing 86 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple also also sold 7.33 million iPads during the quarter.

Might I add that the iPhone even outsold the Galaxy S.

Apple earned $9.8billion in December alone.

Link

So yeah, carry on being naive and think that it will fail. On the contrary, it is only getting bigger.
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Cool rant, whatever helps you sleep at night.
    
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nah this thread is fail.

that is all.
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Nobody will ever need more than 640k of RAM.
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Ballmer never fails to entertain. Im surprised he is still CEO of Microsoft.
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post #9 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by hellonwheelz View Post
"There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. It's a $500 subsidized item. They may make a lot of money. But if you actually take a look at the 1.3 billion phones that get sold, I'd prefer to have our software in 60% or 70% or 80% of them, than I would to have 2% or 3%, which is what Apple might get."
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, 30 April 2007

"The iPhone is nothing more than a luxury bauble that will appeal to a few gadget freaks. "
Gadget geeks? Really? So everyone on ocn has one?

Iphone will never be ahead of android again. But it will always be popular.

Why all the trolling lately?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazyHeaven View Post
Gadget geeks? Really? So everyone on ocn has one?

Iphone will never be ahead of android again. But it will always be popular.

Why all the trolling lately?
Dunno. I have an iphone and I wouldn't trade it for a POS android OS. Now for tablets, I've used my parent's iPads for days, it sucks. Saw my friends 3.0 Honeycomb rooted G-TAB tegra T250 tablet, and I was like do want. now waiting for the Evolve III Maestro.

People need to stop trollin.
     
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