Anonymous, 24 Jan 2013The good news is that not one of these dollars came from me. I could have gotten iphone5 for $... moreWell, the iphone is doing fine...my friend you are not economical you spend u$ 749 and very soon you will spend again u$750 on S4 because you will not be able to upgrade but buy S4...The one who bought Iphone will just upgrade to new IOS free of charge...why do you spend money on android which changes everyday? VIVA, VIVA Iphone those with 4,4S, IPHONES HAVE NEW IOS....BUT S2...NEVER..iphone is the best and very economical, buy one and forget...
Pineapple, 24 Jan 2013I think Apple is on the cusp of their decline.
Their design whilst still good, no longer ha... more
apple sold more iphones in 2012 then they did in 2011, and so for since 2007. They had a record breaking quarter. They sold more phones in one quarter then they did in 2010 combined. Their stock price is still much higher then 1 year ago. Going down? In your dreams. Go invest in samsung if you really know your stuff.
Anonymous, 24 Jan 2013The good news is that not one of these dollars came from me. I could have gotten iphone5 for $... moreI can second that, Ive not brought an Apple product, however your attitude? What goes upr most come down, just remember that.
Ridiculously overpriced products will give record breaking profits. Of course!
The good news is that not one of these dollars came from me. I could have gotten iphone5 for $199 like all you social security clients did but i rather paid $749 for a real smartphone with real OS and a decent sized display. That whats good about having money, unlike iphone owners i dont have to sign 2 year contracts to be able to afford a phone. I guess if i needed food coupons to survive i would chose iphone as well.
redo, 24 Jan 2013This one hell of db comment, Apple mercedes LOL? more likely NONAME brand car, and samsung... moreI would really like to see you in person right now.. How old are you? 13? 14? go back to school kid! And take your plastic toy called Samsung with you :)
redo, 24 Jan 2013This one hell of db comment, Apple mercedes LOL? more likely NONAME brand car, and samsung... moreAll was good but why you have to diss the Nexus 4?!! I have no issues with it....except be nice if battery life was better
Joker, 24 Jan 2013Good comment! If you can't afford Mercedes (read Apple) buy Hyundai (read Samsung) with bigger... moreThis one hell of db comment,
Apple mercedes LOL? more likely NONAME brand car, and samsung highiest tech car,
The only things that make apple popular is over adversiting, nothing more nothing less, it's not because their product are cooler, more powerful, more pratical or anything, i do own, apple and android, and windows phone. Apple is so lost, i really can't wait they R.I.P. Samsung could do the same pricing, and still selling more than them.
outdated and crappy 4G 4GS/5G priced at the same level of superior phone it's just a example how that's absurb, even with the crappy Nexus 4 ( innumerable lists of people give up theirs iphone 5.
What's to like about iphone ?
They're restraining iphone functions and power?
stealing technologies to every competitors
yet in double core with underclock proc
hazardous apple maps?
no openess what so ever
No subvention for people who can't bear to pay fullprice
crappy itune service and clouding
No supporting alternative app store ?
very picky on applications sold on the appstore
still look the same each new generation no novelty
Not supporting Flash,
can't change the interface and apparencie,
too much defective since 4g
The only thing, that make apple still in the competition is by stealing, and by not updating their pricing for old peripherical and massive adversiting.
But the things are about to change.
I won't start with their crappy macbook/pro/air/
the only thing who look good is their IMAC,
Congrat liking iphone is like to be a partisan(cultist)
Pineapple, 24 Jan 2013I think Apple is on the cusp of their decline. Their design whilst still good, no longer ha... moreI so agree with you. Apple asking for too much (profit margins) is no longer justifiable when compared to the competition..
Go to Google and search Apple Stock and watch the prices. This was a disappointing post from apple.
ideceiver, 24 Jan 2013your explanation why share is dropping is contradicting, your link does not support it and it ... moreIf this comparison of phones to cars is true... in my country you would see tons and tons of people driving mercs all around.. (scratch free of course).. and a few hyundai's here and there (no offense).. i would still pick merc as that is the general consumer path.. and i get more resale value down the road.. and much more support. Both would drive and have general stuff cars (phones) have, none would be broken .. else there would be no sales right?
AnonD-104797, 24 Jan 2013The Stock drops because they just declared dividends where the company has reduced some of its... moreyour explanation why share is dropping is contradicting, your link does not support it and it looks like you are inviting investors.lol. The reason it is dropping is because investors are now awaken and in doubt of their products and they do not trust apple/timcook anymore what they are going to do next with the company and the money (hmmmmm may be that is why they give dividends lol), see here http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/23/us-apple-results-idUSBRE90M1HD20130123
on other topic in this section i like to join in the EPIC and Never Ending Car/Phone Comparison. How about buying a new mercedes/iphone with scratches and dents like it suffered already an accident, may be faster with good engine but low fuel, worst navigator, good interior and exterior look but without steering wheel, without break or gas pedals. And here is the new hyundai/adroid/bb/wp with the same 4 round tires, better looks in the inside and outside not so expensive, perfect navigation experience, complete and working well or much better, with steering wheel with break and gas pedal. Which one would you buy?
I think Apple is on the cusp of their decline.
Their design whilst still good, no longer has the streets ahead advantage to other competing devices.
As in the Mac world, their OS is what allows them to run lesser-specced machines well.
Now others are talking quad-core, 64Gb, sensors for this that and the other for much more reasonable prices.
Factor into it the greed that Apple think they can still keep getting away asking for.
Unless there's some new blow-the-world-away tech they're about to present us, I reckon it can only go one way.
N7, 24 Jan 2013Are you proud with your piece of junk with outdated OS doesnt have any apps NOKIA IS NOT OUTDATE..its is a very innovative brand...real out dated phone is iphone..which has same design and same ui since 2007....symbian 3 was a disappointment..but with symbian belle nokia has improved a lot..meego ...meego and symbian belle is better than both android and ios.. meego.and belle are more stable, requires far less resources to run.,efficient ,secure and smooth...it has less apps...but they are enough.. it is very good for day to day use.... ovi store is filled with good quality apps..i am feel proud to use my nokia n9 and nokia 603...
to apple fanboys and apple-share owners:
the iPhone sales grew from 37 to 47.8 milion year-over-year. that's nearly 30%
while the whole smartphone market grew 44% year-over-year.
so actually apple is declining. And they didn't sell as many iPhones as they expected
In my country Libya iPhone 5/16GB sold for 710$ international , and this price was just became in this range for 2 weeks ago , it was about 810$ .
iPhone is the best Quality both designe + perfromance .
I dont need a huge CPU while it still lags and hanging evry time ,
I dont need a big screen like 5" that dosent fit at my pocket or even human hand as well.
I dont need fake store like Android's .
However , the best Phone in Andriod is SONY , and i gusse it will rock evry other androids in short time .
Am both user iPhone&Sony.
Kalk, 24 Jan 2013Apple and Mercedes? Probably A-Class, nothing more. Or should we say Opel (Vauxhall) :)What makes you think it's an A-Class? Because it's got "only" 4inch screen? Or the fact it doesn’t have widgets? Or is it your plastic "cheap" TV sized "phone" in your pocket makes you think iPhone it's a crap phone? What about quality and resale value? Pathetic! Grow Up!