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11/22/2015
11:05 AM

Apple Pencil Coming To Best Buy, Report Claims

Apple is partnering again with Best Buy to increase the availability of its products. This time it's to help boost the availability of the Apple Pencil, a key accessory for the iPad Pro.

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moarsauce123
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moarsauce123,
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11/25/2015 | 5:17:04 PM
The number of outlets is not the issue
The number of outlets is not the issue. The problem is and always was that Apple is too inept to provide enough product to sell. They could turn over way more stuff if they would just fire those who are in charge of production and get someone in who knows what she/he is doing. Also shows how detached from reality Cook is that he still does not see that as a problem. I doubt it is a money issue and I am sure Foxconn can fid more Chinese to work 18 hour shifts for pennies.
danielcawrey
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danielcawrey,
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11/24/2015 | 9:28:23 PM
Re: Let this be a lesson
$99.99 for an unrepairable stylus? Apple has done it again, making a huge margin on a bluetooth device that will eventually need replacing.

I would agree that this device is not groundbreaking, but will help the company's profits. 
nasimson
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nasimson,
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11/24/2015 | 9:10:12 PM
Re: Let this be a lesson
@whoopty: IMHO that's the strength of Apple. It's not a hostage to Steve Job's vision. People die. Organizations should not.
PedroGonzales
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11/23/2015 | 1:00:22 PM
Re: Let this be a lesson
@whoppty.  I think the new leadership is willing to do different things than those promoted by Steve jobs.  Will the approaches they take help Apple products grow in the future? As i have noticed, their most recent products do not have the WOW factor anymore.  They are just continuation of their old lines of products.
nomii
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nomii,
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11/23/2015 | 12:32:54 PM
Re: Let this be a lesson

@Whoopty very true. This gives you the idea of fast changing tech. The things will even change at the designing level. The main motivators for these changes are not the innovative ideas of designers but the customer requirement. How fast you can manage to bring change in your product according to the customer satisfaction is the basic criteria of being successful. Your example of Apple stands valid in this regard. What is your point of view?

Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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11/23/2015 | 7:02:04 AM
Let this be a lesson
Let this be a lesson for anyone who claims Apple will never do X. Steve Jobs famously smashed the idea of a stylus and said Apple would never make one. And low and behold, a few years later it doesn't seem like quite such a silly idea.
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