September 23, 2013
The new iPhones: a $3bn "disappointment"
The company just announced that fourth quarter sales would come in at the high end of its expectations, which ranged from $34bn to $37bn, after sales of its iPhone 5s and 5c devices smashed forecasts this weekend.
Apple said it had sold 9m iPhone 5s and 5c units over its first weekend on sale, a record for the company.
Once again, the opinion piece of the tech press are utterly at odds with the public perception and reaction. Tech journalism is trapped in a model of what constitutes value and innovation that doesn't match with that of the public.
There's an opportunity there for some enterprising journalists, isn't there?
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