Last year, when Apple introduced the iPhone 4s — a visual clone of the 16-month-old iPhone 4 — a lot of people yawned. “Brilliant” pundits were quick to criticize . It was more of the same, not very new and would surely herald the end of Apple’s leadership in the smartphone market. Sure, it had the Siri voice assistant but she didn’t do very much, didn’t understand very much, and eventually became a source of parody almost as much as utility. Apple would then go on to sell a record 37 million iPhones in the subsequent quarter, earning $13 billion on more than $46 billion in revenues. Read the full story at Forbes.
iPhone Haters are “Right,” Nothing to See Here
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).