I thought it was about time I explained my ‘personal statement’ … “I’m way too smart to own any Apple products … competition drives innovation”. Here’s the revised, shortened version …
So why do I believe I am too smart to own any Apple products? Well, firstly I’m not
one for buying the latest gadget just because the manufacturer tells me I need it.
Secondly I believe they are simply over-
Here’s a bit of history to make you laugh … maybe.
When Microsoft released Windows 3, Apple threatened to sue, accusing Microsoft of stealing the look and feel of their ‘clickable’ buttons within the GUI. Why do I find this funny? Well, it is common knowledge that Apple themselves pinched the 3D clickable button idea from Zerox Parc.
Let’s be honest here … competition really does drive innovation. If you stifle the competition, then you actually take away the healthy need to keep one step ahead of the competition … and that in turn has an impact on innovation.
SO what we have today is a generation who are growing up believing the lie that there is nothing that can ‘hold a candle’ to an iPhone. Yet, how many of them actually make use of EVERY aspect of the technology within? Did they really need to fork out over £500 when they could have got something more than adequate for under £100 … yet looks like an iPhone from a distance … hmmm?
My Personal Statement … an explanation