Acer founder Stan Shih, in a talks with reporters on September 8, commented that Apple's strong popularity is mainly due to its products such as iPad and iPhone, and these products are like mutant viruses, which are difficult to find a cure for in the short-term, but he believes that PC vendors will eventually find a way to isolate Apple and become immune.
quote: Apple's short-term advantage is a better aesthetic design,
quote: Give me a nice black case, with a clear window, a water cooling loop with UV reactive coolant, a bunch of Neons over the Macs dull casing any day.
quote: what you get inside is less than what the same money gets you with a PC.
quote: Apple is arguably the least innovative company ever
quote: by omnicronx on September 10, 2010 at 11:57 AM... Unfortunately no licensing fee's and a lower price will always win out over a marginal quality increase and a proprietary and costly format..
quote: also note that you could sell most of the people taking those customer satisfaction surveys a brick with an apple logo on it and they would say it was the best and so was apple...how do i know...iphone4...
quote: I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. - John Cage
quote: The fact that it doesn't have a competitor yet is why it's going to fail long-term. With no competition they have no reason to improve their product.