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Apple After Steve Jobs: 10 Hits And Misses

Oct. 5 marks the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs' death. During that time, Apple has had some amazing successes and some spectacular failures.
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Too Soon To Grade: When, if ever, will the mythical Apple HDTV grace our living rooms? Jobs, in his conversations with biographer Walter Isaacson, said he had "finally cracked" one of life's great mysteries: How to make a TV user interface that's incredibly easy to use. The implication was that Apple's HDTV (and resulting ecosystem) might very well disrupt the pay TV business in much in the same way that iTunes shook up the music industry. More recent reports suggest Apple may be having a hard time convincing cable and satellite TV providers to blow up their bundle-based business model and let the smart folks in Cupertino run the user experience. So even if Jobs' vision for HDTV was insanely great, it may never see the light of day, at least not in its original form.

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Tracy-ITW
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10/20/2012 | 3:16:58 PM
re: Apple After Steve Jobs: 10 Hits And Misses
Apple HDTV: Jobs ... said he had "finally cracked" one of life's great mysteries. Sounds a bit like Fermat's Last Theorem, which *was* finally proved, so there is hope;-)
Leo Regulus
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10/4/2012 | 6:07:19 PM
re: Apple After Steve Jobs: 10 Hits And Misses
Sorry, I can't read this format. NOTE: Previously discussed ad infinitum....
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10/4/2012 | 5:17:54 PM
re: Apple After Steve Jobs: 10 Hits And Misses
Uhhhmmm folks if Ping is 2 years old then it is not a post Steve Jobs product, the decision to kill it was post Steve Jobs but the product was his.

This also looks a lot like an Apple ad since it isn't really hits and misses it also has some "well we don't know yet products" apparently just so you can show them off.
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