Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Aug 2012 06:15 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft's response to Apple's win is probably the most cringeworthy of all. Blatantly admitting Windows Phone can't make a dent in the market on merit, but instead requires the court room to do so, Bill Cox, senior director of Windows Phone marketing communications, said: "Windows Phone is looking gooooood right now." Nauseating.
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RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by segedunum on Mon 27th Aug 2012 12:45 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
segedunum
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Maybe Apple needs to adopt the position that they took when it comes to the Mac - for Apple to succeed it doesn't mean that Android has to fail. Personally there is a tonne of room for growth so why Apple can't see this as an opportunity I'm befuddled.

What they did with the Mac was a disaster that almost bankrupted them. They managed to shove themselves into a niche with the Mac, but even today it is a very small niche that wouldn't sustain the company by itself.

They know Android is a serious problem for them because they know people are not going to continue paying over the odds for iPhones continually. Android phones have the supply and people have the choice - they can get a cheap one or an expensive one that's almost as much as an iPhone. People are not going to pay several times the price of an Android tablet for an iPad. In the early adopter phase they will do that, but as time goes on Apple is on a hiding to nothing that will not sustain a $600 billion company.

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