Jason Calacanis Says Apple CEO Tim Cook's Lack of Vision and Incompetence is Killing the Company [Video]

Jason Calacanis Says Apple CEO Tim Cook's Lack of Vision and Incompetence is Killing the Company [Video]

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Jason Calacanis, an Internet entrepreneur, accuses Apple CEO Tim Cook of being incompetent and 'killing this company' on the latest This Week in Tech episode.

Calacanis blames Cook's lack of vision for a disappointing refresh of the MacBook Pro and suggests it may be time for Cook to step down.


If you put the person in charge of logistics in charge of Apple, which they did, it's fine, the ships and the trains, everything is going to run on time but the product is going to suffer. They need a product visionary in there to understand that getting rid of the phone jack and then forcing people to make a decision if they want to charge their phone or make a phone call is incompetence. Then to take the MagSafe connector, which Steve Jobs is like this is so important the MagSafe because your computer is not going to go flying across the room, and everybody's like oh my god hallelujah this MagSafe is so genius, and to take that innovation that they're known for and throw it away, and put USB-C, put four USB-Cs, and then take out another loved feature, the HDMI that plugs right in, knowing that people who are in the video business and developers love that, it wreaks of some level of incompetence that could only happen when you put somebody as boring and visionless as Tim Cook in charge of a company with a legacy and a passionate user base like Apple. It's a disaster right now.

If they start losing Mac video editors and Mac artists to this new Surface thing. That is horrible.

We have to talk about when is Tim Cook is getting out of that chair because he is killing this company. I mean I know they have a ton of money but he has to get out because Jony Ive's phoning in.


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ih85ch001 - November 13, 2016 at 1:14am
I completely agree. I've been trying to say this for years. They have no idea what they're doing anymore and they're literally killing their own user base. I never thought I could ever even consider switching to Android. Now I have because iOS is just becoming worse and worse and so is the hardware. I still can't believe some retard thought it would be a good idea to take away MagSafe or the headphone jack.
Great! - November 9, 2016 at 12:02am
How many here have used the new MacBook Pros for long enough time to make an informed comment? How hard is it to yank out a USB C cable? Dongles? How many are you really needing? If you are a pro user, you'd probably be using a hub. 16GB not enough? Well maybe the super speed SSD and memory management in the OS is capable enough to negate some or all of the ill-effects of perceived "not enough ram"?
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Scott Forstall - November 9, 2016 at 1:10am
Shut up and go buy an iPad.
Ebz - November 9, 2016 at 11:31pm
Well said. Been waiting for this new MBP for couple years and this is what we get Sh*t! Also, I utterly dislike the iPhone 7 what a disappointment. I truly hate that i can't use my high end headphones or earphones and charge the damn thing. I actually bought an Android phone as a second phone which I seem to use more than the iPhone7. Looks like Apple is dying a slow death.
ola - November 8, 2016 at 9:43pm
Agreed. Accountant has no vision.
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