The Macalope Weekly: Telling
Posted 02 November 2013 - 06:01 AM
I think there's a copy-edit problem here: It should read "It's likely that a once-respected firm like J.D. Power is either a) on the take from Samsung or screwing the math up." - There, all fixed.
J.D. Power lost whatever cred it once had LOOOOOONG ago. It's the ratings equivalent of "Who's Who".
Posted 02 November 2013 - 07:02 AM
It's easy to figure out. There is a spreadsheet calculation in there that is:
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Posted 02 November 2013 - 08:11 AM
And I was hoping I could be the first to post this comment! I must say, you are a very intelligent fellow!
Posted 02 November 2013 - 08:17 AM
As to JD Powers- Just who are their customers? Businesses and industries with billion dollar marketing budgets.
And that PR fellow from JD Power explaining their rating system? His tap dancing around that question made Fred Astaire look like he was was pigeon-toed...
Posted 02 November 2013 - 08:25 AM
So, the new MacPro available in December is neither "new" or "exciting"???
Oh, I get it... That's REAL and not a RUMOR, so we just ignore it.
Posted 02 November 2013 - 08:29 AM
"Apple hopes for big holiday sales of iPads"
The writer, Benny Evangelista, finds the negative in the positive, noting that "the lines were reportedly shorter and the atmosphere more muted than in September, when the new iPhone 5S and 5C went on sale."
Tim Cook said, "We think it's going to be an iPad Christmas." They are not just Wishin' and Hopin'.