Source: Giga OM
quote: Relying on the same sheep to buy new hardware every year will only last so long.
quote: He looks like a Grade A douche bucket.
quote: Have you worked at Apple? I did, for ten years.
quote: Very few of the hardware items Apple has announced since 1 September are actually on the shelves in the Apple stores or third party stores. Hell, most of them have multi week backlog on their web site.You can't sell what you can't build.Cook needs to fix his supply and build problems or else the next shuffle he has will be shuffling deck chairs on the USS Apple (aka Titanic).
quote: For years, senior executives had complained that he wasn't cooperative and showed off his close relationship with Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs.
quote: In deciding how to manage the crisis, Mr. Forstall argued that the company could address the outcry without apologizing, as Apple had done when it shipped iPhones with faulty antennas a few years ago, one of these people said.
quote: next year see revenues close to two hundred billion dollars.
quote: This is bigger than most of Apple's competitors combined.
quote: What a great decision there Tony.
quote: And yet you think they are in trouble.
quote: quote:And yet you think they are in trouble.Where did he ever say they were in trouble? Circumventing again, Tony?
quote: Apple is screwing up. This is a fact.
quote: I do acknowledge when Apple gets stuff wrong.
quote: Apple is faltering in some way when in fact there is no evidence for that
quote: My exclusively positive commentary is merely intended to help balance the wealth of ill-informed and hysterical negative nonsense spouted by many about Apple in these forums.
quote: They fired a veteran of 15 years, fired a bad hire (in six months!), iTunes is now delayed.
quote: Meanwhile in the real world