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1 Skip Intro  Tue, Jan 29, 2013 2:44:48pm

So what magic does Apple have up its sleeve? A new 128 gig iPad for $800?

A New/old iPhone that’s smaller than the current iPhone? A new iPhone that’s bigger than the current iPhone?

New/old iPods, but now they come in different colors? A 7 inch iPad2 for nearly the same price as the original iPad2? A new iPad almost exactly the same as the old new iPad except it’s a little faster?

Let’s talk about computers. The whole MacBook Pro line is going to move to 100% non-user replaceable parts. Battery just died on your Retina display Mac? Apple will fix it for $1800. Want to add more memory or swap out the SSD? You can’t.

Mac Pros? Dead. That leaves the iMac and Mac mini as the last two Apple PCs that a user can modify, although just slightly.

So where’s all the Apple innovation that people used to pay dearly for? I know their margins are astronomical, but how do you grow the business when you’ve run out of ideas?

2 Aligarr  Wed, Jan 30, 2013 3:38:54am

There’s still something fishy abouit that sell off .

3 alinuxguru  Wed, Jan 30, 2013 5:49:13am

re: #2 Aligarr

There’s still something fishy abouit that sell off .

That, and the Dutch tulips too. I do not understand how the tulip market crashed overnight and never fully recovered.

4 MichaelJ  Wed, Jan 30, 2013 8:35:54am

re: #1 Skip Intro

Do you really think Apple has run out of ideas? You are extremely gullible if so. One area to watch - the Apple TV. The biggest problem with Apple critics is that they seem to think that because they can’t think of any more innovative product ideas, neither can Apple.

5 Aligarr  Wed, Jan 30, 2013 4:38:26pm

re: #3 alinuxguru

Do you mean an ” Apple Bubble” ?


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