"Ditching the earpod is not really horrific since we all have something to replace it with, if not better than the original in the box. but the charger base is something that keeps the battery healthy longer and apple is kind of serious on these types of situations. also, it may be hazardous and can follow some claims by the customer."
"Christian Dior and Fendi—to name a few, should acquire Apple (or vice versa) as they can admit their products are luxury products and not just electronics.
What I’m really most upset about is that Tim Cook could not give a damn about innovation or creativity in the artistic sense. He is 100% about profits, just like 99.999999999% of other CEOs. Steve Jobs was genuinely a creative person, who cared about the end users experience to the point of obsession.
Steve would be screaming if he heard this plan being discussed. Since he’s gone, all he can do is roll over in his grave over what Tim has done to his creation, Apple."
"All statements below are based on the idea that this is true.
This idea is pure insanity. The scariest thing is that I could see Apple having the “courage” to do this. I don’t understand what magic of marketing terms would be used to justify this... I’m kind of curious to find out.
It’s like when opening the iPhone box and a hand reaches out (horror movie style) and punches you in the face. OR, when you open the box and there’s a Willy Wonka-style golden ticket... to switch to a Google Pixel for free.
I will not support this unbelievable level of greed, if this is the case. Is a $1 trillion valuation not enough? LVMH (who owns many luxury companies like Louis Vuitton, Bvlgari, Tag Heuer, Moët "