The iPhone 5C/5S will fail like the iPod

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by masands, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. masands macrumors regular

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  3. Tobias Funke macrumors 6502a

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    My fave. :D :D

     
  4. deaglecat macrumors 6502

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    Actually the 5C pricing makes the current Ipod touch 32Gb look like an absolute bargain !
     
  5. moetownslick macrumors regular

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    LMAO this is hilarious. Thanks OP for the find.
     
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    I didn't even know that the term reality distortion field was so old.

    I've noticed that with every product unveiling, no matter who unveils it, and no matter what there is, the forum always erupts with haters and whiners.
     
  9. Trius macrumors 6502a

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    Typical naysayers!

    Seems as though not much has changed around here in twelve years.
     
  10. moetownslick macrumors regular

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    some of the choice quotes:

    I for one am disappointed and think that apple is making a mistake by trying to get into this market.

    The Archos Jukebox does the same thing and it's not blowing off the shelves either. $399 is just too much for an MP3 jukebox. Sorry Steve, this isn't it...

    Better bring that price down or you wont sell any of these babies

    This Christmas you will see mp3 players be commoditized. Meaning that the players from Korea will be way less expensive tha iPod. The real money is in DRM and distribution (ala Real Musicnet). If Apple were smart they would be focusing on high gross revenue from services rather than a playback device.

    Steve Jobs is under terrible consuling or is under too much pot. This propusal is not realistic at all. If Apple does something like this again is going down.

    ...the whole thread is full of comedy gold...i could keep going lol
     
  11. PracticalMac macrumors 68030

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    Seen it before, but always great to be reminded.

    Can be said about an iPad mini posts I made.
    Reams of nay-sayers, but total hit.
     
  12. the8thark macrumors 68040

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    My favourite from that topic:
    How very very wrong he was.
     
  13. Tobias Funke macrumors 6502a

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    CLICKY CLICKY :eek: :D
     
  14. adildacoolset macrumors 65816

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    Well pardon me on that one.
     
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    I enjoyed the comment of "bring back the Newton"

    well they kinda did... haha
     
  17. Maaz macrumors 6502a

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    insane, haha i love how everyone thinks they know everything.
     
  18. Ubele macrumors 6502a

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    To be fair, when the iPod was released, it was pretty expensive for what it was, and the iTunes Store didn't arrive for another two years. I liked the concept, but I couldn't justify spending $399 for something that would hold only a quarter of my music collection. I didn't bite until the third-generation 40 GB iPod, and it wasn't until the fifth-generation 80 GB iPod that I was able to hold my entire music collection. Still, it's fun to re-read old threads about then-new product releases. The iPod, iPhone, MacBook Air, iPad, and iPad mini were all going to be epic fails, according to the MR threads.
     
  19. Iphone5preorder macrumors 6502a

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    My post isn't really necessary but I thought it was interesting how you are justifying the naysayers because your opinion is the iPod was expensive at the time. That's not the point. The point is they were all wrong and the iPod went bonkers! Just wanted to point that out :)
     
  20. hbman122 macrumors member

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    It feels weird reading about how 5GB was a massive thing back then. 16GB won't cut it for most people nowadays :p
     
  21. OneMike macrumors 601

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    First page was very informative. I didn't know they had forum trolls back in 2001.
     
  22. masands thread starter macrumors regular

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    The point of me posting this was that haters will hate. They will cry and scream like little girls (just see the threads above me).

    But then they will go and buy an iPhone. So don't let these hate comments deter your opinions. If you like the iPhone buy it and don't look back. If those haters back in 2001 had a sight more than 5ft, they would have purchased Apple stock for $10 and be very rich men today.

    So carry on, and enjoy life.

    Ciao
     
  23. bkribbs macrumors 65816

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    Love this post, he's so cool lol:
    Hahahaha

    oh and this:

     
  24. paulbennett95 macrumors 6502a

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    Now where have I heard this before...

    Reading that thread is hilarious.
     
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    Only about the "select few" bit. I thought the rest was pretty accurate ;-)
     

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