“Apple is just a consumer electronics company and has been so for quite a while now,” Philip Pearlman writes for Yahoo Finance. “Its days as a magical company are long over. The magic died two and a half years ago with Steve Jobs and now Apple is finally coming out of denial, acknowledging reality and giving itself the opportunity to move on to its next phase.”
“This is long overdue,” Pearlman writes. “The height of the denial culminated some months ago in the over-the-top fantastical and widely distributed iPad commercial complete with dreamy Robin Williams voice over that, while excruciatingly beautiful, seemed way out of touch with reality and the accelerating trend towards the commoditization of the tablet market.”
“So Apple, if the reports that it is close to buying Beats Electronics prove true, is finally pivoting; a long overdue move out of this denial and a coming to terms with what it is,” Pearlman writes. “Apple must play catch up and, despite its product flaws, Beats is a great choice. It has phenomenal brand recognition that the kids love. Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are the tastemakers. This is why people spend so much on these products.”
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MacDailyNews Take: So much idiocy from so many chattering monkeys today. We overdosed on nonsense several hours ago.
Hey, it’s Friday and it’s five o’ clock somewhere: Somebody tap the keg already!