Monday December 19, 2016

Apple's Not Very Good, Really Quite Poor 2016

It's that time of year again. Time to round up all the missteps a company has made in the last year and write an article that rubs their face in it. Apple is today's target.

The iPhone 7 turned out to be as spectacular as Hillary Clinton's campaign, but a little more waterproof. The headphone jack was gone and some very strange-looking AirPod headphones were promised and then not delivered until very late. When you looked at Apple's Phil Schiller insisting that removing the headphone jack represented "courage," you thought that the only courage here involved offering that sort of twisted sell.