quote: Apple also earned a net profit of $13.1 billion ($13.81 a share) compared to $13.1 billion ($13.87 a share) a year ago. Profit clearly remained pretty flat, but it exceeded analysts' expectations of $13.44 a share.
quote: I could mention things like the iPhone 5 having fastest hardware, best displays, best battery life, best apps, but it doesn't matter.
quote: I could mention things like the iPhone 5 having fastest hardware, best displays, best battery life, best apps, but it doesn't matter
quote: Apple used to do just that even during a general downturn.
quote: They really had no competition, now they do....Anyhow, I am not getting into yet another endless debate with someone who's mind is so closed.
quote: Market is full of dumb who wished Apple could repeat it's 43% growth from a year ago.
quote: since everyone was talking about $1000/share and I was sure it would get there.
quote: That's not how honest business works.
quote: rather its just easy to have a single system and everything is interconnected. Music, movies, reading, contacts, games and learning apps for my daughter.
quote: I can buy a book for her while im @ work and have it download on her iPad mini without having to be there.
quote: I don't think Apple faltered so much as everyone else caught up. Once there's feature parity, Apple can't command a luxury price.
quote: The last major innovation was the initial iPhone in 2007,
quote: Now Android not only caught up, but surpassed Apple in most measures
quote: A complete scumbag, I have fun with all your apple stock you prick.
quote: Android smartphones are slick. Google Play is a response to iTunes. Chromebooks are ultra-affordable. Apple created the smartphone craze almost six years ago with a look and feel that has remained true to its original design. Although the form factor has evolved, it still sports the same touch screen, rounded-edge square apps, and home button. Have we become so accustomed to the iPhone that, today, Android smartphones, tablets and laptops answer our quest to “Think Different”?
quote: If I sell 100 lollipops at a dollar each, and it takes a dime to make them, I make 90 dollars.If next year, I sell 115 lollipops at a dollar each, but it takes 20 cents to make them, I'm only making 92 dollars. I've experienced growth (15%), but I'm hardly making any more money. Growth is great for market share, but it means nothing for profits if manufacturing costs offset it.
quote: There is one overriding factor that everyone seems to overlook: nobody can compete with Android as long as Google continues to give it away for free (along with a host of other free services).
quote: here is one overriding factor that everyone seems to overlook: nobody can compete with Android as long as Google continues to give it away for free (along with a host of other free services).
quote: You know, I am getting tired of this.
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