Apple iPhone demand may be slowing, mixed reports on the matter

By Julio Franco ยท 9 replies
Jan 14, 2013
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  1. The iconic handset remains a favorite among consumers, let alone Apple fans, but according to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple may have overestimated demand for the device and is currently reducing orders of iPhone parts. WSJ cites...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    No matter what Apple tries they won't be getting my money. I'll stick with the competition thanks.
    m4a4 likes this.
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,886   +1,222

    Type in 'Teens think Apple is' into google. (Answer:They think it isn't cool anymore) I'm surprised TS hasn't run with this story yet, considering CNET, Neowin, Forbes, Yahoo and a few others all have. And that's just the first page of hits.
  4. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 317   +41

    Apple don't deserve money.

    The whole patent fiasco really shows what a corrupt and evil company they are.

    m4a4 and 9Nails like this.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Teens can be fickle, I know because I ended my teens almost 40 years ago but things were different back then, life was much simpler & better. Having said that I still have my old Apple IIe PC & Hi Fi (Blaupunkt Cosmos with analogue tuner, cassette deck & turntable) which I bought in the early 80's stored away in my garage. Just keeping them for posterity.
  6. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,967   +2,524

    What's an "iPhone"?:confused:
  7. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,352   +293

    Ah, yes... Proof that market saturation and consumer product fatigue can happen to anyone, even Apple.
  8. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    The reason I got an iPhone is because I find Android is pretty unorganized in terms of an app eco system. The app store is filled with junk while the apple app store is clean. I am gonna get a Galaxy S4 next time... this iPhone 5 sucks... after a few months of having it I notice it feels quite generic
  9. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,996   +1,317

    ironically, thats the reason I GOT an android phone. The app store isnt monitored for things the phone developer doesnt like. In my opinion, android feels like a much more open (and therefore useable by me) OS.
  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Yeah, I can understand that

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