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The most popular gadget in the history of the world

Post by Parrotpaul » Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:24 am

FYI....

These Charts Prove the iPhone Is the Most Popular Gadget in History

Apple smartphone's dominance can't be overstated

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Five years ago, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) changed the world with its iconic iPhone. The cheerleader for the smartphone movement, this touchscreen device became a worldwide sensation for consumers, businesses and investors alike.

But just how dominant is this gadget? Is it true that nobody can recreate the success of the Apple iPhone, or is that just the hyperbole of fanboys? Or are wide-eyed investors simply pumping up Apple stock because they have nothing else to buy amid these days of global economic uncertainty?

The reality is that nothing lasts forever, and even entrenched brands can fade away. But in the case of the iPhone, any risk to its stranglehold on the mobile market is insignificant, and any slide in dominance is years away at worst.....<SNIP>
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Re: The most popular gadget in the history of the world

Post by Notorious » Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:51 am

I would argue that watches at one point were more popular than iphones.
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Re: The most popular gadget in the history of the world

Post by GOODave » Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:13 am

iPhones can't possibly be that popular: I don't have one.

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Re: The most popular gadget in the history of the world

Post by SoMelo » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:46 am

iPhone gets a fail... No inter-changeable battery and still no 4G

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Re: The most popular gadget in the history of the world

Post by oceanvue » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:01 am

I challenge. I have 1 iPhone and a thousand paper clips
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Post by Wabash » Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:50 am

SoMelo wrote:iPhone gets a fail... No inter-changeable battery and still no 4G
With a proprietary cable. One of the reasons I chose the Android platform is I could use all the old connector cables and chargers I had for my Blackberry.
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