Originally Posted by robogobo
Nobody wants a fucking apple television. I can pick one up for dirt cheap and plug my AppleTV into it. Better yet, for those of us who are way beyond tv, into giant projection home theaters. Televisions are so yesterday.
All those parts being shipped are just for updated cinema displays, prolly with hdmi inputs. So anyone who really wants a television with an Apple logo on it can get one of those and an AppleTV.
Pre-launch: "Nobody wants a fucking Apple (whatever)."
Post-launch: "Everybody wants a fucking Apple (whatever)."
IPod 2001, IPhone 2007, iPad 2010, MacBook Air 2011... they're all failing!!!
So will iDisplay/iView/iLife (whatever it's called) 2012, right? Riiiiiigggghhhhht.
Apple's the first company in HISTORY to be worth more than half a TRILLION dollars and many are already outlooking it being the first to break that trillion dollar milestone in just a few years as well as targeting it's stock at near $1000 within that same time frame. Apple has done all this while having only a relatively small portfolio of higher quality, streamlined/seamlessly integrated, intuitive and overall more efficient products as opposed to tons of dirt cheap crap being made by dirt cheap crap companies.
Many don't care about "dirt cheap" crap that ends up costing more in the long run and being less desirable because it's dirt cheap crap, either in terms of the actual materials, manufacturing, software, lack of user friendliness, but usually a combination of all of those... see windows computers.
Apple is BY FAR the most valuable technology company in the WORLD and in HISTORY because they have always understood that.
YOU should too.
"I'm not responsible for other peoples lack of foresight, much less their ignorance." - ME, 2001 (foresseing Apple's technology industry dominance within 10 years AND entry into the home entertainment market - replacing SONY - by 2012).