Pages

3 comments

Jump to bottom
1 Joanne  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 8:42:15am

I just read, not one week ago, that the iPhone 5 has surpassed all others as the number one phone being sold worldwide. I don’t remember if collectively Android had a larger presence (that was so at one point), but I **think** that this was the iPhone 5 overtaking all.

No matter, it’s definitely not like Apple is hurting, and, as you said, there is always someone wanting to take Apple down a peg or two.

I suppose for a guy who blogs for a living, a ChromeBook might be just dandy. Those in real world jobs like me, who writes documents numbering in hundreds of pages, who needs video creation/editing software beyond what is snapped on a mobile device and, I am sorry, but a touch screen does not give the ability to select a single pixel, so editing even photos requires more than a touch, so there has to be full input device with no touch needed ability, etc., etc., etc., isn’t going down the Cloud only route. Not yet anyway.

2 MichaelJ  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 9:02:37am

re: #1 Joanne

You are correct about the iPhone 5. If you read the linked article, you will also see that the second most popular phone in the 4th quarter of 2012 was the iPhone 4S. Both made by that “beleaguered” tech company, Apple. I wish I was hurting as badly as Apple.

3 Romantic Heretic  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 10:40:12am

The best metaphor I’ve ever come up with for Apple is the Protestant offshoot of Christianity.

Before that, the computing world resembled the Catholic Church. Your relationship with God (computers) had to go through the priesthood (the techs). You talked to the priests and the priests talked to God.

Along come Apple and started making computers ‘for the rest of us.’ Your relationship with God was no longer dependent on the priests. Like Protestantism, it took awhile to really get a foothold. Like Protestantism, it had to move to a new world. (Protestantism to North America. Apple to mobile computing.) But now it’s well entrenched and the old religion is losing ground rapidly.

And the priests of the old religion hate this occurrence, and the offshoot religion, with a deep and abiding hatred. They aren’t nearly as powerful as they once were. So they trash talk the new religion every chance they get.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

^ back to top ^

TwitterFacebook

Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
Take advantage of our yearly subscription, and save 50% off the normal subscription price! One-year ad-free subscriptions are just $59.95. Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing now and save!
Read more...

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:

Subject:

Message:


Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2015-04-18 5:26 pm PDT

LGF User's Guide
Recent Pages
Cheechako
An Embarrassment of Political Riches, in Alaska and Outside
Shannyn MooreAlaska Dispatch NewsMay 23, 2015 I wish I could say this week has been one of surprises. Maybe it has for some, but not for me. For one, the television family celebrated for gratuitous breeding and condemning their moral ...

47 minutes ago
Views: 38 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Thanos
Andy McKee - Rylynn (DVD)
From the Andy McKee & Antoine Dufour DVD available at candyrat.comOfficial Stropes Guitar Transcription available at stropes.com This beautiful composition by Andy McKee has a bittersweet quality that evokes emotion and distinctive technique that has fostered innovation in contemporary ...

6 hours, 47 minutes ago
Views: 117 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 7 • Rating: 0
FemNaziBitch
Are You Worth Your Weight in Gold? Find Out Here!
Are you worth your weight in gold? If you owned your body weight in gold, what would it be worth? Enter your weight: HERE More: Are You Worth Your Weight in Gold? Find Out Here!

1 day, 4 hours ago
Views: 184 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
#FergusonFireside
IDignity - Restoring Dignity and Hope by Providing Identification
IDignity is the organization my Brother works for & my Mother volunteers for. It is a model organization, and hoping to expand. Without an ID, you do not exist. idignity.orgfacebook.com IDignity was created to help the disadvantaged in Central Florida ...

1 day, 7 hours ago
Views: 181 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 2 • Rating: 3
Great White Snark
Elizabeth Warren Rouses California Democrats: ‘America Is Ready to Stand With Us’
I emboldened (bolded ?) that last line as it most agrees with why I have a hard time settling for a candidate I don't like because they appear less harmful than the other. For some this is really a primary ...

1 day, 16 hours ago
Views: 241 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
jhncsy
How America’s First Female Detective Helped Foil An Assassination Plot
If reading The Bourne Identity and watching Burn Notice has taught me anything, it's that spies need to blend in. Kate Warne was a master at this: The novelty of a female detective in those days meant Warne was able ...

2 days, 11 hours ago
Views: 495 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 19 • Rating: 4
CriticalDragon1177
The Independent - New health minister opposed to abortion urged to reconsider stance
The United States isn't the only western nation where some people want to restrict access to abortion. It sounds like certain British politicians would want to limit when, where, and how a women can get one, assuming they wouldn't like ...

1 week, 1 day ago
Views: 675 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 6 • Rating: 2
Uraniabce
Omar Khadr walks free on bail after 13 years in custody
After 13 years of incarceration, after torture and abuse, after being abandoned by his own government, Omar Khadr is finally freed. "Mr. Khadr you're free to go," Alberta judge says in denying Ottawa its emergency motion. Ottawa condemns the release ...

2 weeks, 2 days ago
Views: 1,042 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 32 • Rating: 4
 Frank says:

Let's just admit that public education is mediocre at best.