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I didn't mean to say that all their display advances were their IP. My point, I should spell out, is that Apple comes up with its leading edge products by developing some patentable technologies like in-cell touch, while also developing (financing the production of) technology that other specialist firms come up with.They jump on whatever is going to bring the image closer and clearer to the glass and you, or whatever is going to refine touch sensing, as examples. They get...
That's a really stupid corner you've painted yourself into. While you're there, do like NolaMacGuy says and read the New Yorker interview. Then listen to last week's Talk Show with Gruber and Adam Lisagor, where they talk about the Watch, its uses, and any camera it might have in the future.I don't know how to put my last piece of advice, but somehow you've got to find a way to develop a sense of shame, even if it means you lose your job here.
I'd go so far as to add re #6 that Steve's vision was so clear that it keeps getting sharper, wider and deeper. It's a little-known fact about flashbacks that they don't die with you but are transmitted forward into the world at large, where they really start to create beneficial effects.
If true, another example of how "the marketing company that never invents anything" ends up advancing the stste of the art for the rest of the industry. Previous examples include in-cell touch technology, patented and developed by Apple, and the dual indium-tin oxide film (DITO) that caused such delays with the iPad mini, kept its price higher, and reduced margins in initial rollout months. Needless to say, this level of sweating the details goes generally unappreciated...
More sinister BS. Apple makes a decent but not excessive margin, ~ 38 %, but it sells a lot of phones and other computers. It does not need to dominate in its markets in order to accumulate some strategic cash reserves. And the reserves are not a "hoard." And many would not agree that its stock price is high.
I like this line of thinking.An in-car wireless internet of things could save a lot of copper and a mare's nest of complexity.
I know you're joking, but:Mother-in-law's Toyota, now my wife's car, came with well-known brand of American tires that were worn out at 25,000 miles, harsh-riding, noisy and squirrely throughout their lifetime.Replaced with Michelins, quiet, smooth-riding, straight-rolling, guaranteed for 80,000 miles.The company is forever researching compounds for ride vs. wear characteristics. If fluoroelastomers are in the future, they maybe won't come out of an Apple lab.
Dumbest comment in recent memory, even as a joke.Do you think maybe Michelin has learned some interesting things about making tires in the last hundred years?
" . . . lower quality parts . . ." — more cynical twisting for the purpose of FUD-mongering. The Sport has a less shatter-prone composite back (instead of Zirconium) and crystal because it's designed for rough service.You've replaced Benjamin Frost as the main anti-Apple shill here
Interesting. A picture would have been helpful. Where was this? Or rather, which store in London? (Just kidding.)
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