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As he answers questions from MSN Money's Facebook community, Jubak counters skepticism about the ability for Apple's stock to continue growing, noting that it's still relatively cheap.
Hey "pocketprotectNerd guy, Did YOU in fact purchase AAPL shares @ $125.00 PS? Yea, I thought so. Don't burn your hand on the "new" iPAD.
Apple is doing very well, it would be nice to see them give back and lower their prices on their products.
@Boe Dillard (Quick Boarder)
I just watched a (mostly) apple fanboy preview Windows 8 in his video, odd for him to cover that, but he really LIKES it, and points out Metro UI can be CHANGED back and forth to Old Windows desktop style with the push of a key! Even though you are claiming it's the only choice. So there is no problem. For someone who's a "diehard windows fan", you sure sound like an apple fan incognito who's gotten all stirred up by the articles subject line.. .
i could have sworn i heard someone say that they were coming out with an iPad 3 in Sep. 2011. I really do wonder now is it gonna be out sometime this year or was the whole thing just a rumor to try and get people excited
Like Google, Baidu, Priceline, and the other hot stocks, AAPL could be sideways (dead money) next year or so unless they have some kind of technology break-through products.
I want to buy AAPL but it is too pricey and too risky for me now even though it could have 20%-30% run up from here. Another thing is the 2008 crisis/recession is still clinging over my head.
Dear ( Quick Boarder ) You must not have even started to play with the W8 environment. It has an optional desktop just like old Windows but offers a crisp very interesting platform to launch an even more interesting multi-platform environment. Watch for products like: tablets/tv/incar/tablet/phone/displayboards etc... you are lost in the past... I have been using systems based on RadioShack/Apple/IBM/Microsoft and a few others over the past 36 years and the newest version of Windows is finally a NEW platform.
Regarding Balmer... I agree he is long overdue to retire.
I think apple will always be in the best positions of the new "fashion things" that surprised us every year with new things and new ideas that always end up being the new society
AS mobile computing becomes more wide spread (which is happening now) apple will either have to start adding basic features all computers have (i.e usb hubs for peripherals, access to the file system, access to real business class features, and the ability to download and install things that have not been explicitly approved by the apple overlords) or they will lose out to the companies that will. Apple wont lose to android, android sucks, but I see a real threat from Win 8 (if is it done right, probably wont be) when it start rolling.
But for now, i don't see them loosing much market share.
That is my expert opinion as a random user of the internet (My work is law muhahahaha).
I've been a die hard Windows user for about 20 years. I just beta tested Windows 8 and the stupid metro UI (no other option) is going to drive many to OSX.
If they said Metro UI is an OPTION many people would want Windows 8 but as most us don't have stubs at the end of our wrists metro UI is a poor choice. Great for phones and tablets but a nightmare/obstacle for workstations and laptops - particularly if you don't have a touch screen which 99% of us do NOT have on our workstations or laptops.
How is Ballmer still at the top over at MS. You'd think Vista would have been enough to get him put back into a finance roll. I'm sure he'd be great at tricking people into getting financing for their car but he is an ignorant buffoon when it comes to technology.
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