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Tue Mar 25

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deasystems commented on an article. 1:22 AM

Apple's iPhone 5c Fails Where It Matters Most

This article fails (twice) where it matters most—starting with a reasonable assertion then successfully defending it.

Better luck next time, Andrew…

Mon Mar 24

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deasystems commented on an article. 2:50 AM

What Happens When Apple, Inc. Doesn't Have a Head Start?

@deasystems: You're relying on youtube videos for your information, Renée? That explains a lot…

I suggest you look at tests by qualified independent reviewers like those at anandtech or arstechnica. When

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Sun Mar 23

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deasystems commented on an article. 8:26 PM

Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5s Is Still Looking Good After 6 Months

@Renée: "Most analysts LOW estimates are above the 16M number, not to mention par or high estimates. Only a few analysts' low estimate is below 16M."

Are we looking at the same thing? Seven of

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deasystems commented on an article. 5:01 PM

Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5s Is Still Looking Good After 6 Months

@René: "… don't look at its launch month sales, look at how many units were sold since it was launched."

Good advice! Do you have a data source?

"…look how well it did in

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deasystems commented on an article. 4:55 PM

Apple, Inc. Could Sell 16 Million China Mobile iPhones This Year

@Renée: If you look at all the tech analysts' opinions, this is actually just about at the middle or average of those estimates. Half predicted higher than 17 million, and half predicted lower.

Read the

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deasystems commented on an article. 3:03 PM

What Happens When Apple, Inc. Doesn't Have a Head Start?

@Renée: You know what else Apple is good at, Renée? It's good at designing and engineering great products and software. That's why, for example, the iPhone 5s is the world's fastest smartphone, the world's first 64-bit

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deasystems commented on an article. 2:57 PM

Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5s Is Still Looking Good After 6 Months

So no one buys the iPhone 5c, Renée? Good one!

As it turns out, the iPhone 5c outsold the ostensibly successful Samsung Galaxy S4 on half of America's top carriers, and pushed every other Android phone out

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Sat Mar 22

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deasystems commented on an article. 2:15 PM

What Happens When Apple, Inc. Doesn't Have a Head Start?

Google has *no* first mover advantage.

If iWatch is real, Apple has been working on it for a long time. The difference is that Apple will release a finished product, a system; Google has released an

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Fri Mar 21

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deasystems commented on an article. 2:03 AM

Apple, Inc.'s Most Undervalued Asset

@Renee: "… please provide a company that's in a similar industry to Apple, more so than Samsung."

So true, Renee, Samsung and Apple are so much alike. For example, compare Apple's shipyard, insurance,

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Thu Mar 20

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deasystems commented on an article. 1:27 AM

Can Apple Corner the Connected Car Market?

@techy46: CarPlay doesn't work that way. You're not forced to use anything—if you don't plug in, the car's native system is used.

Mon Mar 10

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deasystems commented on an article. 5:36 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@bigbb: "We were talking about CarPlay running on QNX, not the set of APIs that are on iPhones to hook into the CarPlay app that runs on QNX."

And there you go again…

CarPlay does

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deasystems commented on an article. 3:54 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@bigbb: "I am not the one saying that says an app is an OS, that would be you."

Where, exactly, did I say that, bigbb?

"If you think that because it has an API makes it an

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deasystems commented on an article. 2:35 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@bigbb: "You are obviously not up today with your information, for one Ford has dropped Windows and is using QNX."

That is unconfirmed at this time, bigbb. From

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deasystems commented on an article. 1:45 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@jelp2: Not only Blackberry but VxWorks, Windows Embedded Automotive, and others. I guess you want Apple to thank *all* of them, right?

Just to be clear, CarPlay is a creation of Apple and only Apple. Various

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deasystems commented on an article. 1:40 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@bigbb: No, some of those car manufacturers use automotive operating systems other than QNX. For example, BMW uses VxWorks and Ford uses Windows Embedded Automotive.

And CarPlay is more than an app, bigbb. In

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deasystems commented on an article. 12:46 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@bigbb: "Can CarPlay work without QNX?"

Yes, it can.

CarPlay will work with any compatible automotive operating system. There are other such systems used by the announced CarPlay

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deasystems commented on an article. 12:41 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@finecognac: "When they car start, QNX starts up first, then QNX starts CarPlay."

That is not true. CarPlay is not activated until the iPhone is plugged in. iOS activates CarPlay when it detects a

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deasystems commented on an article. 12:52 AM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

Good, so we agree then! (Reread my original comment that prompted your erroneous response.)

I guess to be brief one could say that Apple's iOS CarPlay function makes QNX its obedient servant…

Sun Mar 9

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deasystems commented on an article. 4:40 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

@finecognac: Perhaps these will help you understand CarPlay:

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deasystems commented on an article. 1:43 PM

Apple Gives BlackBerry a Boost

The author wrote that, "However, in a somewhat surprising turn of events, it appears that Apple's CarPlay software is based on BlackBerry's QNX software."

That is incorrect. CarPlay is not based on

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