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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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Miss: Apple unveiled its Siri voice-control software at the iPhone 4S launch on October 4, 2011, the day before Jobs died. Last month's iOS 6 upgrade included a collect of modest Siri improvements, including the ability to open apps, provide sports scores and movie show times, and make dinner reservations. As personal assistants go, Siri can be both efficient and witty--yet maddeningly clueless at times. Yes, it's still in "beta," but that's a bogus label designed to deflect criticism. A year after its arrival, Siri remains a novelty act. Let's hope that ongoing refinements to its speech recognition engine will lead to a smarter Siri's in future Apple devices.

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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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