Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 22:09 UTC
Apple "Apple Inc reported quarterly revenue that slightly missed Wall Street expectations as sales of its flagship iPhone came in below target, sending its shares down more than 4 percent. The world's largest technology company shipped 47.8 million iPhones, lower than the roughly 50 million that Wall Street analysts had predicted. Sales of the iPad came in at 22.9 million in the fiscal first quarter, about in line with forecasts." I'll leave the financials to the experts, but one thing that stood out to me: Apple sold 4.2 million Macs, almost a million below expectations. How much of a future does desktop computing have at Apple? Update: The NYT/Reuters changed the title during the night. Fixed it.
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RE[4]: Comment by Valhalla
by Neolander on Thu 24th Jan 2013 06:21 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Valhalla"
Neolander
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Yup, and before it we had things like iPad keyboards, Asus Transformers, or Samsung tablets with styluses...

Hardware is definitely getting there, but for now, OSs & applications still don't deal well with such an environment of mixed input devices and user expectations. Either they don't even try, or they are just bad at it.

Edited 2013-01-24 06:24 UTC

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