Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Sep 2013 22:52 UTC
Apple

Apple today announced it has sold a record-breaking nine million new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models, just three days after the launch of the new iPhones on September 20. In addition, more than 200 million iOS devices are now running the completely redesigned iOS 7, making it the fastest software upgrade in history.

Impressive.

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MOS6510
Member since:
2011-05-12

A rather rude part of the world.

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ezraz Member since:
2012-06-20

A rather rude part of the world.

yeah that's it, rude poor people not watching their manners on the internet.

kinda like referring to grown intelligent men as 'fanboys' based on what brand of phone they have. is that rude?

i've been PDA'ing since the early 90's. irrational iphone hate is always weirder than actual apple yuppies. it's a stereotype that this site actively promotes. perhaps it's localized to your country, but i'm trying to represent the voice of normal america up here.

good thing apple is gonna die soon, since 1981...

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MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

I thought I was quite original with my avatar, but it seems you are mistaking me for someone else.

For one I didn't call anyone a fanboy and I'm very sure of this because I would never do so as I have a certain dislike for that descriptive term as it's a generalization with a hyperbolic aura.

Second I do not hate iPhones nor do I hate Apple. I don't bet, but if I did have that personality flaw I'd be willing to bet an above average amount that I own the most stuff with an Apple logo on it of all the members of this site and that collection includes more than electrical powered gear.

I have an iPhone and I wouldn't trade it for anything else. Well, maybe an iPhone 5S.

What I merely stated was that the 5C doesn't make much sense, since it's really a minor upgraded iPhone 5 while for a little more money you get the model with all the latest features. Considering how many of the 5S model are being sold Apple might just as well have NOT brought the 5C to market and have people buy the 5S instead. Now they have to support two current generation devices.

They knew the new iPhone would be hit, but they can't be sure both of them will be. I'm guessing the 5C will bring in enough money to make a profit, but I think it will be very modest by Apple standards.

I do not have the 5C and I'm sure you're buying a great phone. It's just that for a little more money you can have an even greater one.

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