“As Apple investors prepare to listen in on the Q4 conference call, I want to give you some big picture things to think about. The most important thing you will hear in the call concerns the progress of the App Store. Apple’s App Store has opened up a can of worms that will define the 2010-2020 decade. Online distribution of content and software will quickly become the only way to distribute. 24 months from now we will laugh about how we used to cut down trees to print newspapers that were hand delivered to our homes. How archaic. The fact that all major newspapers and magazines are offering apps through the Apple ecosystem cements the future success of Apple’s Tablet device as the digital solution to the bygone era of print media,” Jason Schwarz writes for Seeking Alpha. “This part is easy to see coming but what else should we prepare ourselves for? What’s coming in 2011 or 2012?”
“The fundamental purpose of Apple hardware will change,” Schwarz writes. “The biggest money making opportunity on planet earth is the current opportunity to build products that properly utilize apps. The key to innovation will be to figure out how to effectively merge multiple functions onto a single device. The iPhone is the perfect example. It filled so many needs through seamless integration. The Tablet will do the same.”
Schwarz writes, “What’s next? It will be Apple TV.”
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