November 26, 2012

What Apple Will Do in 2013

Jonny Evans, Computerworld

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You often hear it said, but this doesn't make it true. Yes it faces stiff competition, but it has done so ever since the company's inception. Yes, Steve's gone, but his company isn't just about a one-man army, no matter how useful it became for all of us to personify the firm as the feller. In any case, if it's over-controlling ways are such a huge turn-off for customers, how come iOS people are active users, while Android's army hardly make a blip on any essential usage data? Android users don't even seem to shop online. As for the litigation, Apple will argue that it only began litigation because it felt it had no choice.

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