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Heh - I still have some in an IRA at $24. Downside is that I don't have more As far as price goes - in most cases the "real price" rises after a split. So AAPL might be $624 today but could be close to $100 after the 7/1 split. Doesn't always happen but I suspect it will with Apple because there will be more in the market at the lower split price. High price-per-share does keep people out of the market and that is often deliberate. Berkshire Hathaway is an excellent...
Maybe, just maybe, instead of spending effort on Revel, Adobe could expend some effort on fixing its existing stuff. Hope. Hope.
Yet another Amazon dumb move. Recent score: 2/2
I am not sure if "miss" is the right word here. But I am sure that they notice his absence.
It's all to do with "presence". So FaceTime is broken as well - at least for me
You're not alone in thinking that you needed an Apple product to get an AppleID. Many folks share the same belief and perhaps at one time it was true, but not now. However, unless I'm mistaken, you DO need an Apple product to get an AppleID with an iCloud email address. To clarify: anyone can get an AppleID with, say, a gmail address. But to get an AppleID with an iCloud address, you need to do it from an Apple device. Not only that - there is a lifetime limit of three...
One note about Dropbox: it does NOT work with the file format used by the new versions of iWork. With the new versions, Pages/Numbers/Keynote "files" are packages (i.e. directories with files inside). Syncing between Macs works fine but changes are NOT noticed by Dropbox-for-iOS. I have complained several times to Dropbox and they acknowledged the problem. It seems they're not going to fix it. 
Why ?? If I knew that then I'd be rich. But I don't so I'm not :( The comments from analysts are worthless (mostly) with regard to Apple because Wall Street continues to believe that Apple works the same way that other companies do. It does in part, but a lot is different and WS does not have the humility to recognize that it can't bully its way into getting the information it wants. As happens with all other companies (at least, as far as I know). So the analysts get...
I wonder how the trolls will spin this ??
For the same reason that I hire a plumber when that work needs doing. Difference is that plumbers generally know what they're doing and sometimes "analysts" do not. For people who are not familiar with investments, hiring a professional is a good move, but he/she needs to be good.
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