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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    I wonder why it gets bad press?
    Why does a fictional non existent iWatch and non existent iTV get good press.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillWindows View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    I wonder why it gets bad press?
    Why does a fictional non existent iWatch and non existent iTV get good press.
    I'm glad that you recognise the importance of comparing Windows 8 to Apple technology; it's important to understand those that you're trying to mimic and follow.
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    Bill
    Why does a fictional non existent iWatch and non existent iTV get good press
    Might it just be because the company that will be delivering them has a great rep. There is some excitement and expectation they will deliver something special. That is because they are very good at delivering what the customers want.

    This idea of giving the customers what they want seems to be very difficult for you to understand.

    If you offer something they don't want - or a lot of them don't want - then they won't buy it. ( Unless they don't really have choice. )

    When I say customers - obviously that isn't every being on the planet - I have never bought anything from Apple at all.

    Huge numbers of people do, and a lot look forward to what they will come up with next.
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    Have you ever noticed that over 90% of the negative stuff is almost completely the same, word for word
    If that is true - then it should give an indication of what the problems - the repellants - the dealbreakers are.
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    If that was a Microsoft watch they'd all be laughing and joking about it and calling it the next Zune.
    If MS ( or any other comapny ) manages an impressive run of delivering what people want - then they too will elicit this kind of interest at a forthcoming release.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    Bill
    Why does a fictional non existent iWatch and non existent iTV get good press
    Might it just be because the company that will be delivering them has a great rep. There is some excitement and expectation they will deliver something special. That is because they are very good at delivering what the customers want.

    This idea of giving the customers what they want seems to be very difficult for you to understand.

    If you offer something they don't want - or a lot of them don't want - then they won't buy it.

    When I say customers - obviously that isn't every being on the planet - I have never bought anything from Apple at all.

    Huge numbers of people do, and a lot look forward to what they will come up with next.
    I've got a bit of Apple stuff, I can assure you there's nothing magical about it, it's plagued by the same problems as any other stuff. Software problems on IOS are more frequent than on Android, on top of that you are completely locked into the ecosystem.

    The only reason I buy some of it is to see for myself what's it's like, so I can talk about it without making stuff up. I could never exist on Apple stuff alone and I doubt many can, hence the reason for their still 7% Mac market share.

    They don't build what people want, they build what they want and people accept it. When the iPhone 5 came out I was willing to buy it if it was okay, it wasn't, I didn't buy it, it's way behind other phones, it's also plagued with numerous problems, but the fanboys don't care.

    The iPad Mini is a low resolution piece of crap, mine sits in the cupboard collecting dust, I might use it on my next trip because its light, if I don't buy something else in the meantime.
    The iPad3 and beyond are quite good machines, but it's frustrating not to have USB and a proper file system among many other things PC owners take for granted.

    The MacBook Pro Retina is the most overpriced piece of junk I've ever seen, it's slower than a Netbook with Vista. I hang around Apple Stores quite a bit and get to know some of the Geniuses even they admit they wouldn't pay full price for it because its too slow to run Retina.

    Please don't tell me about Apple, I know all about Apple and their tax evasion schemes.

    Do you know that most Apple people think they're only paying $200 for an iPhone5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HippsieGypsie View Post
    I don't know if anyone has noticed, you can't really miss it, but just about every major news site is talking about the iWatch, the iWatch for Gods sake. Nobody knows anything about it yet they're all saying its going to be the next big thing. If that was a Microsoft watch they'd all be laughing and joking about it and calling it the next Zune.
    Microsoft already attempted the watch, and it didn't work
    Microsoft drop SPOT watch project - SlashGear
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    I hadn't heard of that before. Unfortunate. Never mind - at least they tried.

    pp
    Microsoft already attempted the watch, and it didn't work
    Microsoft drop SPOT watch project - SlashGear
    Interesting link on that page to new Blackberry vid.

    I haven't played around with a z10 yet
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    I work with a guy who is a huge blackberry fan. He's the only guy that I know who has purchased about 1/2 dozen of the Playbook tablets. He's very excited about the new Blackberry phones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    If that was a Microsoft watch they'd all be laughing and joking about it and calling it the next Zune.
    If MS ( or any other comapny ) manages an impressive run of delivering what people want - then they too will elicit this kind of interest at a forthcoming release.
    Like I said to Nighthawk the other day, that will NEVER happen. Have a look at the Surface Pro what's wrong with that, it's the first full computer on a Tablet, are the bloggers impressed no, they continually mock it.
    One blogger said it should have had an Atom chip another said it should have an i7, they couldn't just be happy with an i5. One guy said it was too much future, what is that.
    I think the only reason Microsoft survives is because of gamers and techies, they lead the way and buy MS stuff and help to make it popular. The same way the Internet became popular, through techies and gamers and porn. Microsoft has never had the luxury of having good press and yet they command over 90% of the market, no thanks to the press.
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