America is broken. All it needs is to get dragged into another war, a Churchill equivalent and it'll be well and truly sunk just like the British Empire of last century. Apple execs know where the new markets are...transition is painful.
Why buy iTunes tracks/albums when you can purchase CD's from Amazon for less and at full red-book (or better) quality?
Just rip at Apple Lossless.
It amazes me how people clamour for HDTV and 3DTV whilst happily listening to the enfeebled noise Mp3 or other lossy/data reduction algorithms deliver.
Focus: on maintaining reality distortion fields.
Simplicity: Restrict customers from upgrading their Macs.
Courage: To shamelessly overcharge people for PC components.
A commitment to being the best: Industry drama queens.
How will they manage without Steve?