Source: Cirrus Logic [press release]
quote: "OMG! Apple shares are back to above the value they were when Steve Jobs died. This means………er……….not a lot."
quote: Do We Really Need 1080p Displays on Mobile Phones?
quote: so STFU and minjabidnitz
quote: I think the largest issue is that for 99% of consumers, 1080p is overkill
quote: "Oh this one has a higher res crisper display, it's obviously better,"
quote: So I think the opposition you are facing is not because people are just against it
quote: Personally I still have 480p WP7 device, but the text rendering is pretty nice
quote: To each his own.
quote: Im not sure Android would be where its at without Samsung
quote: Thare many companies saying Samsung is stealing IP not just Apple.
quote: The point is Google might be on top of the world right now with Android but its also very volatile.
quote: Also Apple and Samsung should Beware of Nokia Nokia EOS could be first quad-core Windows Phone
quote: without Samsung Android is next to non-existant.
quote: Nokia makes a good product I will give you that but without Nokia Windows Phone is next to non-existant.
quote: You should be afraid of Nokia they hold all the patents and are innovators.
quote: So are you posting from the only Chromebook sold?
quote: Your making excuses for Chromebooks and Google TV
quote: Windows is not the only product Microsoft makes
quote: Windows 8.1 allows you to boot into the desktop nearly eliminating the Metro GUI so Windows 8 will redeem itself in the end
quote: so please dont act like Windows 8 is the downfall of Microsoft because there is nobody taking up more marketshare in the PC market space.
quote: Sorry your not aware Windows Phone is gaining ground
quote: Sorry if you wont acknowledge that either it wont be until Microsoft is number one that you acknowledge it
quote: Sorry there are Millions of us Windows Phone users and soon you might be a generation of hardware behind us.
quote: No it's just the only one that makes them real money /shrug
quote: I'm trying to figure out when to short AAPL.There may be a bump in the stock price after the iPhone5 announcement or after the initial sales spike, but maybe not. One thing's for sure: The Fire HD is going to put negative pressure on Apple's obscene margins. They won't die, but they'll come back down to earth.
quote: I don't know what this has to do with my post. I'm not saying Amazon is going to make a bundle.I'm saying that AAPL is going to soon find that it can no longer sell iPads at >50% margins, because they don't have any unique technology. The last major fabless tech company to have huge margins, IIRC, was NVidia. Once ATI released the HD 4000 series, NVidia's margins plummeted back down to reasonable levels. That's what's going to happen to Apple in the coming years.The Fire HD is just one part of it. Clovertrail tablets will unquestionably also put negative price pressure on the iPad within a year, as manufacturers have built <$300 Atom PCs for a couple years (add screen costs, subtract keyboard costs, and it'll be a wash). With phones, Nokia has the best camera (plus WP8 is looking great), Samsung has the best screen plus they're innovating like mad with stylus integration, apps have virtually caught up on Android, etc. Apple will have a hard time selling such high volumes at a premium. They won't die, of course, but their margins are going down.
quote: I think we're years away from potential of the scenario you describe happening. iPad sales will cross 100 million by the end of the year, easy. The iPhone will be the highest selling phone going through the holidays.Don't fight the trend, not until serious signs of a reversal show. Apple stores are more packed than ever and sales growth for iPhones and iPads have only accelerated.
quote: AMZN is at a scary place right now, especially since it just hit all-time highs.
quote: I dunno, you tell me which companies are overpriced here.
quote: Apple has been in "coast" mode for years and shows no signs of ... starting.
quote: OMG! Apple shares are back to above the value they were when Steve Jobs died. This means………er……….not a lot.
quote: In other words, a nonissue.
quote: ...but some fear the company is losing its marketing luster.
quote: Well this would explain the onslaught of the Death of the PC articles being pushed on popular sites like Yahoo starting about 3 weeks ago.
quote: The one thing that really irritates me about Android is that you *have* to have a Gmail account to use it.