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Posts by Michael Scrip

Apple's profitability means they will be around another day to make great products for us. Other companies in the industry made no profit AT ALL this past quarter.... (Motorola, Sony, etc...) If we shouldn't be cheering for Apple... should we be weeping for those other companies?
@ a few of you... The big takeaway from all this is that Apple spent time and money over 3 years ago developing the iPhone 3GS... and it continues to sell today. People wonder why Apple makes a lot of profit... this is just one example. R&D for the iPhone 3GS was paid off years ago... and now it's Apple budget phone. Other companies spend lots of money releasing new "cheap" phones every week.
Exorbitant amount of money for the iPhone? Oh crap... I got sucked into Slapppy's troll trap!
Exactly. Here is a video explaining Apple's mindset. It's referring to computers, but the overall message applies to Apple's other products as well. Steve Jobs - "Our goal is to make the best personal computers in the world and to make products we are proud to sell and would recommend to our family and friends... there's some stuff in our industry that we wouldn't be proud to ship... we just can't ship junk..."http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...8gnUCWzE#t=34s
Did you accidentally forget your license? Or do you routinely drive without having those physical documents?
There are price breakdowns of many products.... are they routinely challenged?Whenever a new product is available... the guys at iFixIt and iSupply open them up and see what's inside.If you know the parts that are in the device... it's not too hard to find out what those parts cost on the open market.Sure... it's just an estimate... but it's in the ballpark.
Has the breakdown of costs been updated since the product has been available for the last 2 months?
If 29% of Kindle Fire owners plan on spending more money at Amazon... that means 71% of Kindle Fire owners do not plan to spend any more money at Amazon. So... was it really worth it to go through the complicated and expensive process to build the Kindle Fire and sell it at cost? I mean... those same people might have already been Amazon customers who would have purchased things anyway. The whole point of the Kindle Fire was to get it out there at a cheap price......
Wanna know what's better than a billion dollars? 5 billion dollars...
I wish the content companies would realize that getting a few pennies from a lot of people is better than no pennies from no people. On-demand streaming is the future. People want to watch anything and everything at any moment. The reason the content companies don't make much from Netflix streaming is because the content isn't that great. But if they put a brand new release on Netflix streaming... millions and millions of people would watch it that night. That would make...
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