DUH. DUH. And more DUH. How obvious.
The next iPhone will be better.
The next Touch ID will be better.
The next version of iOS will be better.
The A9 will be faster.
Ooo. The suspense of it.
Duh. Duh. And more Duh.
In comparison to the automobile market:
When it comes to luxury cars: whether it is a small BMW or large BMW, they all end up at or over $50,000 with the largest model costing the most.
This is why Apple prices its 16 GB iPhones similarly.
Daniel, this article meanders too much. It overuses the word "thermonuclear".
Apple did not have to go "thermonuclear" on Android. Apple did not even need to compete against Samsung. Apple is at a stage of its development that the only competition to Apple is Apple itself.
And Apple simply had to do what it does best:
1. focus - it is the best company at focus.
2. focus on the customer experience
3. design for the customer experience
4. make the best products it...
Sorry. But there are too many histrionics in these series of articles.
FIRST: Apple is NOT funding AMD or nVidia. Apple buys GPUs from them just like Apple buys its CPU/GPU chips from Samsung. The primary difference with the chips it buys from Samsung and those from AMD or nVidia is that Apple designs the chips that it buys from Samsung. AMD and nVidia design their own chips.
SECOND: Desktop chips - whether CPU...
$80 for a small two button bluetooth keyboard??? Come on. That is a rip off.
Similar bluetooth iPhone camera remote controls only cost $3 to $7 on Amazon.
The Satechi bluetooth multi-media remote control for the iPhone has a home button, is about the same size, and costs only $35. It has additional buttons to control the music and act as a Keynote remote for presentations.
Because it costs MONEY for any developer to create an app on a different platform. And if that platform's app makes NO MONEY, you have LOST MONEY. Making money is the primary reason that developers write apps for iOS first. iOS customers are wealthier and are far more likely to spend their money than customers on other platforms. Additionally, developing apps is a form of FREE SPEECH since writing code is a creative work. In Canada, there may be a law to force you to...