Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Mar 2013 22:17 UTC
Apple Apple's Phil Shiller has been trash-talking Android in the press these past few days - just as Samsung is about to launch its Galaxy S4. "Public, preemptive slamming of a competitor is far outside Apple's PR wheelhouse; it's a dramatic shift for a company used to making news rather than reacting to it. But why is it happening?" The Verge hits the nail on the head: "Cupertino's behavior this week is yet another symptom of Samsung's stratospheric rise in the smartphone market globally, a rise that challenges Apple and has outright stifled Android competitors like HTC and Sony."
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It is the PC vs MAC all over again.
by moondevil on Fri 15th Mar 2013 07:57 UTC
moondevil
Member since:
2005-07-08

And like on the 80-90's, Apple will eventually loose again.

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judgen Member since:
2006-07-12

Wonder what ever happend to the ipod. I have not seen a single apple mp3 player of almost two years i think, only other brands. Are they doing the same as they did with the mac there also?

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bnolsen Member since:
2006-01-06

Wise decision on apple's part: They decided to cannibalize their own ipod market with smartphones before someone else could beat them to it. Contrast MS which crippled their own smartphones (winmo) and netbooks to protect their lucrative desktop share.

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