Apple calls current netbooks junk

Posted on Thursday, April 23 2009 @ 17:03 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Apple COO Timothy Cook said to financial analysts yesterday that he believes that netbooks which are available on the market today are junk:
“For us it is about doing great products. When I am looking at what is sold in the netbook market, I see cramped keyboards, junky hardware, very small screens, bad software. […] As it exists today, we are not interested in nor would it be something customers would be interested in the long term,” said Timothy D. Cook, chief operating officer of Apple, during a conference call with financial analysts.

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Still, Mr. Cook does not rule out a possibility when Apple could release an innovative, yet cost-efficient product aimed at basic computer users.

“If we find a way to deliver an innovative product that really makes a contribution, we will do that. We have some interesting ideas,” stated the chief operating officer of the company.




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Re: Apple calls current netbooks junk
by Anonymous on Thursday, April 23 2009 @ 23:10 CEST
this is why i hate apple. my eee pc is the best thing ive ever had. i hope they pay for their arrogance.