‘Disruptive’ Apple forces rivals scrambling back to their drawing boards

invisibleSHIELD case for iPad“While Apple consistently tops lists of the most innovative companies, it’s not because the company creates products that are entirely new,” Melissa Lee reports for CNBC.

“They didn’t invent the personal computer, digital music player, the smartphone, or the tablet,” Lee reports. “But they reinvented them and forced their competitors to rethink their strategies. ‘Apple will move if it feels it can enter and capture customers that formerly the incumbents haven’t been able to capture very well or monetize,’ said RBC Capital Markets’ Mike Abramsky. ‘Typically Apple tends to be disruptive because it’s products are powerful and also simple.’,

Lee reports, “It’s a trend that’s been going on for decades.”

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “James W.” and “Jim – TIV” for the heads up.]

35 Comments

  1. Why is real vision and leadership “disruptive”? Disruptive to whom? Apple liberates stagnant, dead-end markets and invigorates them with life and excitement.

    And the MDN word is “hope”…quite appropriate.

  2. Glenn Beck??? He’s a source of information??? Holy crap, son!

    @spy – You have it right. Funny how the rest of the world is always wrong and the USA is always right.

    I remember a reading a letter to the editor in Popular Science a couple of years ago. A chap responded to an article documenting the tremendous advances in US military technology. This worthy’s response read: “Fantastic article! We must always remember that there are more of them than of us!” I thought: “How sad! To spend your entire life in fear!”

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