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After iPhone: Pressure mounts on Apple
to unveil the next ´insanely great´ product

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:cjjeepercreeper, 1/29/2014 3:16:49 PM

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple reshaped technology and society when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone seven years ago. Now, the trend-setting company is losing ground to rivals that offer what Apple has stubbornly refused to make: smartphones with lower prices and larger screens than the iPhone. The void in Apple´s lineup is a major reason why the company´s quarterly revenue may fall for the first time in more than a decade, much to the dismay of investors who are worried that Apple is losing its verve and vision. Wall Street vented its frustration after Apple reported late Monday that it sold

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About time someone got off the Apple fanboy bandwagon and told it like it is. Apple is losing big time in the technology battles, the only thing they currently have going for them is the misguided belief that if you buy an Apple product you are cool and getting the best. Not true, at least not anymore. There are numerous phones by a host of manufacturers that are far superior and cheaper to an iphone, there are numerous tablets by a host of manufacturers that are far superior and cheaper than an ipad. I do have to hand it to...


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 1/29/2014 3:17:59 PM     (No. 9710584)

...Jobs, though, he somehow hoodwinked millions of people into thinking they were buying a superior product for way too much money, and he has even managed to do that even after death!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PChristopher, 1/29/2014 3:25:21 PM     (No. 9710592)

Jobs is dead. Apple will soon follow without a creative genius.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bill the Cat, 1/29/2014 3:25:49 PM     (No. 9710593)

#1, When the leader of a cult dies, so does his "product".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/29/2014 3:29:24 PM     (No. 9710597)

Apple without Jobs is like Disney without Walt.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/29/2014 3:42:01 PM     (No. 9710604)

Maybe Apple should name their next new product the Orange.....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bmoc, 1/29/2014 3:51:03 PM     (No. 9710614)

I do a lot of live Internet video and my biggest beef with Apple is their bull headed stubbornness to use Flash. I am not a big fan of Adobe, another cyber bully but their products do work... except with Apple products. If we use an elaborate work around, we can get Apple products to be able to view our work but it is a genuine pain to have to program a separate stream just for them.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 1/29/2014 4:44:09 PM     (No. 9710659)

I am looking forward to the 13" iPad.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/29/2014 5:47:55 PM     (No. 9710730)

Apple has a mammoth amount of cash and should use it to "buy" some great new technology instead of constantly having to create it. The activist Mr Icahn is pushing them to buy back shares, which is useful in stock market terms, but in growth terms, I believe they should look to other creative entities and buy them up. With the amount of money they have available they can buy the best.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Agent Orange, 1/29/2014 6:00:02 PM     (No. 9710738)

Apple without Jobs is like Xerox without Joe Wilson. After C. Peter McColough took over and with his Harvard MBA, all things were focused on the short term bottom line. Just where is Xerox today? How did the inventor of the computer mouse, touch screens and other innovations turn into a has-been company? It lost its creative founder, just like Apple.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: philsner, 1/29/2014 6:31:41 PM     (No. 9710770)

Why does the left hate Apple so? They aren´t going anywhere and their products are more popular than anyone else´s.

Don´t believe the crap being said about them.

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