Need to get bent out of form actual fast? Purchase one in all Apple’s new iPad Execs, in finding out that it is somewhat bent, whinge about it after which be informed – via Apple – that it is nonetheless inside of production tolerances and may not get replaced.
Sure, that feels like one thing from The Onion, however it is in reality what is came about to a couple iPad homeowners in fresh weeks.
Cue the outrage from Computerworld Government Editor Ken Mingis (a long-time Apple person) and Macworld‘s Michael Simon – either one of whom had been shocked at how the problem has performed out. (Simon calls it ‘gaslightling.’)
Then ultimate week Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner despatched out a 1,400-word missive concerning the corporate’s newest quarterly revenues, which is able to fall wanting previous expectancies. Cook dinner famous that the economic system in China is slowing, which has affected iPhone gross sales – resulting in decrease (however nonetheless extremely wholesome) earnings. Cook dinner additionally identified that individuals have a tendency to stay their telephones longer than they used to, the buck is powerful, and Apple’s product releases in 2018 affected delivery dates.
He didn’t, alas, point out top iPhone costs. (Simon and Mingis weighed in on that little construction as neatly.)
All in all, this episode of Mingis on Tech might be summed because the Apple WTF dialogue.
Oh, and we are nonetheless looking ahead to the AirPower.
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