Saying that and proving it are two different things. Were people buying more macs because of the iPod or because the iMacs were getting better and better on their own?Besides the iPod was Mac only at first.
Where/how did Gene get 30% early upgraders?
I have no idea what no subsidies would do to Apple sales. If it was financed, I could see people holding onto them for more than 2 years. I could also see early upgraders every year. It's hard to predict.
Again, is it Apple's fault analysts were wrong? The real question is why do people keep listening to these morons.
Interesting the watch compares closely to the 3DS, kindle fire and nexus. I don't recall articles declaring those products failures or the companies are doomed.