Let’s be clear about this. People who sing the demise of Apple are either seriously deluded or have a hidden agenda.
But that doesn’t mean that Apple’s position in the market is always going to be as powerful as it is today. After all, while there are plenty of tech commentators telling us that the latest fruity iOS with its cleverly named iMac, iPad, iPhone and iWhatever-Else-Apple-Can-Think-Of as hardware have “dominance” over this market or that, there are plenty of others warning that Android is stealing a march on the old venerable Apple.
Actually, it’s difficult to get a real, detached view on the matter, partially because Apple users appear to have subscribed as much to a cult as to a technical gadget. That probably stems from the legendary start of the Apple project. After all, how can you not feel a sense of frisson when thinking about the LSD-taking University drop-out who ran a computer factory from his garage while talking Zen Buddhism