They became number 1 because they cashed on the uneducated peeps. Same strategy like selling macs.
Hopefully, we won't be seeing in the near future ads like the mac vs pc ads.
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009Lol! Imaginary? I'm afraid it's very real my friend. And after reading about apple's so called... moreYou wanna know what's bad about the Motorola Droid/Milestone?
It's only got 256MB of space to install applications, I've got 4.5GB of iPhone Apps, some of them run to 400MB+
At the moment Android just doesn't cut it for meeting my needs.
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009[quote]"Apple dubbed the laid off salespeople "full-time equivalents," reporting a headcount o... moreSteve Jobs was just named CEO of the Decade by Fortune 500 Magazine.
Apple has a market capitalization of $180 Billion with over $30 Billion held in cash.
They are fast approaching Microsoft as the worlds biggest technology company.
The iPhone made more money than all of Nokia's phones added together, Apple is the number one phone manufacturer by revenue, Nokia is second, it's in their financial statements.
Nokia average sale price of phones $90, Apple average sale price of phones $600 they sold 7.4 million last quarter, $4.4 billion worth.
People don't care about your pathetic, useless lists, they want iPhones because Apples number one priority the user experience not cramming so much junk into a phone so it doesn't function properly any more.
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009Apple is currently the number one handset maker based on revenue, Nokia after years of being o... moreLol! Imaginary? I'm afraid it's very real my friend. And after reading about apple's so called financial success, i'm going for thd droid.
Apple is FAKE!
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009[quote]"Apple dubbed the laid off salespeople "full-time equivalents," reporting a headcount o... moreNokia's market share:
Just google "statistics/world/manufacturer/Nokia"
See second result :)
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009Apple is currently the number one handset maker based on revenue, Nokia after years of being o... more[quote]"Apple dubbed the laid off salespeople "full-time equivalents," reporting a headcount of 14,000 Apple store employees. That's slashed from the 15,600 number listed in its 10-K filing just last January."
The ever increasing profits of apple as the user "P%nm" always advertises are nothing but advertisement themselves. Apple, as well as they might try to hide it, has very small anual profit rates forcing them to fire more than 10.000 employees every year!
This is also the reason why iPhone isn't actually made by apple but by FOXCONN: http://www.betanews.com/article/Dying-for-an-iPhone-Questions-raised-by-the-Foxconn-suicide/1248371905 this explains the reason why the iphone that costs ~150$ to manufacture costs as much as 1200$ if you're to "get it free" on contract and also why apple is the only company that allows paid thethering from AT&T on their device!
"Skating on stellar increases in iPhone sales, Apple turned in its "best non-holiday quarter" in history from January through March. Now, an examination of Apple's 10-Q filing by Betanews reveals that overall sales for Apple stores shot up, too -- albeit only to the tune of 2 percent, or $58 million -- between the first six months in Apple's respective 2008 and 2009 fiscal years."
"Apple would "incur substantial costs if it were to close multiple retail stores and such costs could adversely affect the Company's financial condition and operating results," company officials conjectured."
So how come the sales of 3GS suddenly rocketed, while most users don't find the differences between 3G and 3GS as justifying the price? EASY! apple advertises fake income numbers so that naive users that buy fancy for popularity actually believe apple is a success... whereas the truth is the company barely keeps afloat fireing tens of thousands of people every year!
This is the information apple tries to hide from us all and it's a thing quite hard to find on the internet these days as is real feedback over their products.
Steve Jobs, the CEO and main animator of apple has been operated on a few months ago for alcoholic cyrosis! I am glad he is better and he has to be since he's the only thing that stands between apple and doom.
But really, is that the attitude of the CEO of a winning company? Alcoholism?[/quote]
Nokia's markwt share in october this year is 50.53%
After reading what I quoted above I think apple is going down again if microsoft doesn't help them once again.
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009"If you do not know what's smooth about the iphone's UI, you obviously have not touched one."
... moreApple is currently the number one handset maker based on revenue, Nokia after years of being on top is now number two.
It took Apple just over two years to knock them off.
People don't give two hoots about your imaginary list of faults.
Anonymous, 11 Nov 2009If you do not know what's smooth about the iphone's UI, you obviously have not touched one. Wh... more"If you do not know what's smooth about the iphone's UI, you obviously have not touched one."
It's slow & laggy, it has transition effets from a menu to another to hide that!
"What small resolution? The iphone's resolution is very good for its screen size."
360 x 640 pixels, 3.2 inches is a right resolution/size ratio, 320 x 480 pixels, 3.5 inches is over stretched and pixelated.
"You say its touchscreen is oversensitive because your envious that your touchscreen is unresponsive, lol." I say that because there's absolutley no feedback or offset scrolling and it's a nightmare to work on if you don't pay 100% atention; barely touching it has all kinds of nasty consequences.
"And which is worse when a device crashes? Simply rebooting it by depressing 2 buttons at the same time, or opening the back of your phone and then pull the battery out and then put the battery back in and then turn on the phone?! Lol."
LoL when iPhone crashes "those two buttons" don't work anymore. I once had do hard reset and loose all my data.
"You are not making sense. You do not even have to copy and paste music with the iphone. It automatically synchs it. Same with photos and other files. And it does not matter if you purchased that file from itunes or from an outside source. You obviously have not owned an iphone."
You have obviously not heard of the simplicity of using your phone as an usb sotorage device. what do you sync without iTunse???
"Mms works fine on the iphone. I never had a problem with. Although honestly, I rarely use it."
As pointless as it is it still took 3 yars to implement and it doesn't work right even now, alwats showing other sender numbers.
"You don't need 3rd party apps to view youtube videos on your iphone. It has a native youtube app. Again, just proves that you never used an iphone."
this just proves the lack of flash and de inavailability of any other video service on iPhone
"The absence of flash is a non-issue with the iphone. Flash makes your device vulnerable to hackers. It is not worth the risk."
There's no risk and there's no hackers, never had an issue neither on PC or on any othr phone with flash in my life. It's just a nice way for PCs and real smartphones to use webapps.
"I don't care if ovi used to be ngage. The fact is, everyone is now aggressively restructuring their application stores mimicking the App Store. We are not talking about pc softwares, but smartphone applications."
That's because you don't see the resebmlance between iPhone and a computer, because there is none. If you had smarthone, you knew.
Either way apple doesn't even make the coolest apps available on iStore!
"You don't know? Or you want to play like you don't know and that you were never aware of the strong presence of the iphone. That's called being in a state of denial."
Know what? that it took 3 years to bring a mediocre device? That apple experimented on it's fans? The only smartphone-like feature is (almost) the browser.
"Give credit to where it's due. Symbian & winmo WERE innovative. They haven't done anything innovative in the past 3 yrs. Having the same old features over and over again does not make them innovative."
Actually symbian/android/winmo are so inovative apple still has a few years to catch up.
The ONLY original thing in the iPhone is the "touch to focus"
"If they're that innovative, then how come maemo came out?"
Maemo is an answer to the ITG xpPhone... way out of your league boy, and it's versio 5... kinda'... MUCH older than iPhone"os".
"And how come Samsung is axing symbian?"
Samsung tries to mimic, bada is supposed to do so.
"And can you show me an official description of an OS that states that it is spread out to multiple devices?"
I can tell you that all operating systems but iPhones do so. Both in the PC/MAC world and in the smarthone world. Hence iPhone only has a firmware.
"Be realistic. No smartphone can replace a laptop or a desktop computer. Just like no 2 seater sports car can replace a 10 seater van. Smartphone will always have its limits."
iPhone has it's limits because it's not a smartphone.
Try a smartphone!
Anonymous, 11 Nov 2009If you do not know what's smooth about the iphone's UI, you obviously have not touched one. Wh... more"And really how is the iphone's OS inferior to any other smartphone's OS's? You do not know what you are talking about.
Apps that are screensavers? What are you talking about? The iphone has thousands and thousands of apps, but I don't think they have screensaver apps. And what apps are you referring to that brings functionality to the iphone that other manufacturers give for free out of the box? Which phone has epocrates, directv, ups/fedex tracking, remote control, pedometer, dictionary, etc out of the box?
If reputable gadget magazines categorizes iphone to be a smartphone, who the hell are you to say otherwise?"
Well for this, there's that famous long list. take your time, it's all explained :)
indeed...iphone beats all others phone.
This is e fact...let's put a full stop over here.
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009Where can I get an N97 for $350? Oh you mean all the people selling them on eBay when they ... moreN97 is the TIRED HORSE the iphone users love to beat in the same way that Mac ads beat the PC Virus tired horse.
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009Who wants non removable battery phone????????Who wants to turn their phone off and pull it apart to put in a spare battery when you can just plug one in.
You don't even have to interrupt your call.
Anonymous, 12 Nov 2009I PHONE SELL for the price of a laptop
next model will look the same againWhere can I get an N97 for $350?
Oh you mean all the people selling them on eBay when they realize they wasted their money on rubbish.
I'm not iphone user so I have a question about iphone~
Please if you have any idea write down below:)
1. I phone doesn't have a call/end Key on screen.
Don't you inconvenience or any idea?
(ex) when you are using apps you can't end at the same time cuz doesn't have end key... )
2. How do you think about Hold Key.
(ex) doesn't like the location or like simple ...)
Please I need your opinion~
I PHONE SELL for the price of a laptop
next model will look the same again
elaine, 12 Nov 2009well said! you had further convinced me to buy an iphone!Who wants non removable battery phone????????
Nokia N97 Is half the price of Sim free iphone
why the comparison
i phone is a true rip off
Anonymous, 11 Nov 2009The truth about the so much denied and contradictory financial results of apple:
"Apple dub... moreAny retail business will lay staff off in January, just like they hire more casual staff in December.
Maybe you didn't know that major retailers offer temporary holiday jobs over Christmas which is the busiest time of year.
Anonymous, 11 Nov 2009Hey! Very well spoken!!
I have been having a hard time choosing between the 3GS and the nokia... moreHaving used both Symbian and Iphone for years, and eventually the touch version of symbian, I have concluded that the iphone is far better. In terms of functionality, sure 5800 can do flash and send files over bluetooth, but be honest, when was the last time you've ever wanted to send a file over bluetooth? The truth is, file managers and obscure functionality like that only detracts from the experience of using the phone, which is something that people really SHOULD value more than anything. This is the perfect mixture of functionality AND simplicity, something other companies have never been able to get right.
I would spend hours trying to sync songs from my computer to my phone (symbian) and much of the time it would either upload to the wrong place or get corrupted. It was a nightmare. Itunes makes things simple and streamlined. Although some people say that Apple "cripples" us by not letting us send files over bluetooth, or letting us multitask stuff, they have reasons. In fact, before they released Iphone 3.0, they had done extensive testing of multitasking, and were able to prove that it reduced battery life by something like 70-80% on all other major phone OS's.
Anyways, enjoy your Iphone 3GS, you won't regret it :)