Linked by Yoni on Fri 18th Jan 2013 21:56 UTC
Apple "Never mind the fact that the iPod turned the entire music industry on its head. Never mind the fact that most successful notebooks today resemble designs first popularized by Apple. Never mind the fact that the blueprint of the modern day smartphone remains the original iPhone. Never mind the fact that competitors are scrambling wildly to copy the success and design of the iPad. Forget all of these things, because when it comes to Apple, the 'what have you done for me lately?' mentality reigns supreme."
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by ezraz on Mon 21st Jan 2013 20:04 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Reponse"
ezraz
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2012-06-20

ok old grey beard i take back calling you son. you've been around. i too know of the giant tape machines and cobol. i also know that world is now more or less called a server closet or the cloud, and that apple has never tried to compete in that market.

corporate IT working with mainframes - of course you think of apples as toys. on that level of IT they aren't competing.

i also remember small companies with 20 macs, pc's and a few linux servers started to take the business from the old guys running room sized computers and a huge IT budget.

so from the home computer, consumer computing perspective (which is the only market apple exists in ) they were nearly owning those production markets.

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