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____/ RonB on Tuesday 01 Nov 2011 21:31 : \____
> On Tue, 01 Nov 2011 19:31:49 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ RonB on Tuesday 01 Nov 2011 17:59 : \____
>>> On Tue, 01 Nov 2011 12:33:02 +0000, Homer wrote:
>>>> Verily I say unto thee that RonB spake thusly:
>>>>> But they have a "pretty" logo.
>>>> Are half-eaten fruity snacks really that attractive?
>>> Yeah, if you could turn that Apple logo a bit you would see that it's
>>> roiling with worms.
>> Apple is a fruit, Linux is an animal (Penguin/Gnu), Microsoft is...
>> well, lifeless. Apple derives its value from the expectation that
>> people's friends would be jealous of one's i<something>. When the 'i'
>> stuff is demonstrated to be of inferior quality, people will stop paying
>> premiums as it would no longer have the effect of attaining status.
> I think that process has already started. Someone, either here or on one
> of the sites I was reading, referred to the iPhone as "my parent's phone."
At some point, iPhone was probably the best phone, but it fell behind
the competition quite a while back. Apple started suing frantically well
over a over ago.
~~ Best of wishes
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