2014: The year that defines Apple CEO Tim Cook

“2014 is the year when analysts and armchair numbnuts will go from erroneously worrying about Apple’s ability to innovate without Steve Jobs to judging Apple’s execution in bringing innovation to market,” Bryan Chaffin writes for The Mac Observer.

“The two and a half years since Steve Jobs died have been awash in criticism aimed at Tim Cook for not having introduced something life changing and market disrupting,” Chaffin writes. “This criticism has always been couched as if Apple disrupted markets every year when Mr. Jobs was in charge, despite the nit-picky fact that this isn’t true.”

Chaffin writes, “Instead of pretending that Apple disrupts markets every season, people should instead have been focused on the incredible job that Tim Cook has really been doing.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Once again:

• iPhone was released 5 years, 7 months, and 19 days after iPod.
• iPad was released 2 years, 9 months, and 5 days after iPhone.
• Tim Cook has been Apple CEO for 2 years, 6 months, and 18 days.

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