Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Community Discussion > Apple, Industry and Internet Discussion

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old Nov 1, 2012, 12:24 PM   #1
JonL12345
macrumors member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Apple is doomed

I fear for the future of Apple. They were an innovative company with compelling design under Steve Jobs. However, we are now at a tipping point.

Steve jobs is no longer with Apple, they have a stale OS, their phones have now been matched in build quality (Nexus 4), the Android app store has caught up in volume of apps, they went backwards with maps and in my opinion, the wheels have started to fall off the Apple steamroller.

They have become a gigantic sloth that moves slower, innovates less and is milking their monopoly they created with clever product release events where everybody says "Amazing" a hundred times or "Incredible" in every other sentence. But people are not stupid. You can only be hoodwinked for so long.

When Apple fanboys start to look at Android, many feel cheated. They realise that Android has a far superior operating system and they have been ring-fenced by fanboy eulogizing, many of whom are just spouting stuff their heard their buddy say without looking for themselves.

We have reached a tipping point for Apple. Their share price already dropped on the announcement of the new Nexus prices. The city traders are not stupid, they can see what is happening. Apple is due a decline over the next 5 years as Google swamp the market with Android, with LG and particularly Samsung making huge gains in market share.

You read it here first.

Jon
JonL12345 is offline   2 Reply With Quote


 
MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Community Discussion > Apple, Industry and Internet Discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Apple is doomed (Apple makes a PROFIT of over $71,000 a minute.) luckydcxx Community Discussion 4 Mar 20, 2014 11:22 AM
iPhone is doomed. MacKid1983 iPhone 25 Sep 21, 2013 07:58 PM
Larry Ellison says 'we already know' Apple is doomed without Steve Jobs nycmi Apple, Industry and Internet Discussion 2 Aug 13, 2013 08:44 AM
If Apple doesn't "x", it's doomed. thermal Wasteland 6 May 5, 2013 02:37 PM
Is Apple doomed if the company doesnt release a larger iPhone this year? rMBP13 iPhone 181 Apr 4, 2013 02:36 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:38 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC