I felt that if I went with an iPad that I would just be getting a larger version of my phone. The final deciding factors in making the decision for this brand was that the Nook is expandable where the iPad is not. How did the marketing for the product influence your purchase? The marketing for this product did not play an important part in influencing my decision to purchase the Nook. Having been a Barnes & Noble customer for many years I have used both their stores and online site and have been satisfied with the services they offer their
PROS OF HAVING A MAC COMPUTER Lauro Teopengco PROS OF HAVING A MAC COMPUTER As it is known, Windows-based computers are the most popular devices while Macintosh computers constitute a minority. Nevertheless, Mac computers have many valuable features that provide their users with substantial advantages over most traditional computers that run Windows. One of the brightest advantages, which became important recently, is complete compatibility of Mac with iPhones. When buying Mac, users can be sure that will be able to connect their iPhone to their computer and synchronize these devices without any difficulties. In fact, no additional programs will be required (given software on both Mac and iPhone is updated).
All one needs is a smartphone, such as an iPhone or an Android, and they can fulfill all of their daily tasks from the touch of the same button. Although such technology has made the lives of Americans much more productive, cellphone technology has made people more detached from society and less aware of their surroundings. Cellphones have given Americans a false sense of reality in which the average person believes that multitasking while using a mobile phone is an effective use of one’s time. If Americans can better distinguish when it is appropriate to use their cellphones, users can prevent themselves from making mistakes, whether they are small or large, due to inattentiveness. This is not a problem of cellular phone technology; it is one of not knowing when it is appropriate to engage in cellphone use.
Some people say this is accurate for all he has done for the world. Introducing the Iphone to the public was a risky one but it was a step that no human has tried before. Making a portable, multi-touchscreen phone, music player, with Internet, and a way to do all this at once was unheard of. Jobs did not do this all by himself though. He has a lot of help and many years to come up with this technology.
Such as: A5 dual-core chip which is twice faster than the old one, 8.0 megapixel camera that can record a 1080p HD video and take incredible high quality photos for a mobile phone, iOS 5 with over 200 new features, ICloud which will sync data automatically through Wi-Fi to your other iOS devices or Mac and finally, the phone digital assistant - Siri. * With a simple but truly beautiful design, the ‘easy to use’ i-Operating System (iOS), the high quality of products and professional marketing skills, Apple succeed in making iPhone 4S to become one of the most popular smartphone all over the world. * By releasing new iPhone 4S, apple has introduced a lot of new features and differentiations from other competitors in the marketplace such
For example, when Apple first released their new product the ‘iPhone’ not too long ago, the technology was one of a kind. Other brands such as Nokia or Sony Ericsson did not have the same level of technology as Apple had at the time, so there were no substitutes for iPhone, and the demand for iPhone became price inelastic. This means that when the price of iPhone increased, the quantity demanded did not drop by very much because it was in such a high demand that people were willing to pay for it. However, nowadays we see other brands such us Nokia and
Cell Phones – Helpful or Deadly? Fifteen years ago cell phones were first emerging on a global market. Since that time cell phone usage has exploded to over a billion users. While there are many great advantages to cell phone technology, no one could have predicted that there could also be several major disadvantages. Although cell phones connect people and can help in times of emergencies, they also have huge disadvantages.
The two controlling companies in the smartphone industry are Apple, with its iOS phones, and Android. According to The Verge, 99.6% of every person on the planet with a smartphone has either of the two operating systems. People use smartphones almost every day, for tasks like texting, e-mail, social media, games, work...the list goes on; but with so many iPhones and Android phones out there, it’s hard to decide exactly which phone is the one. Fear not, however, because there is an obvious answer to this question. Phones with Android are better than phones with iOS because they are customizable, open-source, and physically more capable, and more people should have these types of phones.
But even though the cell phones are smaller, lighter and flashier, the features they can accomplish go way beyond the purpose they were originally intended for. Life nowadays has become so fast and luxurious that we cannot imagine it without the sophisticated electrical and electronic items. Every few months there is a new model of some type of technological device reaching the market and the old is being discarded as it is unable to keep up with the fast paced society. A good example of this can be the film “Slumdog Millionare” that portrays the life of Jamal, a child from the slums of Mumbai who surprise viewers of India by winning the Indian version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” .The main characters are constantly surrounded by the hardships, greed, and violence of Mumbai living in the trash dumps of India. The reason for my association with electronics comes with the fact that the city Mumbai is one of the largest cities in India.
It is a also important to note that strategy of launching iPod and other subsequent new products were very much in synchronization with the ‘Digital Hub’ strategy. Analyzing the industrial environment based on Porter’s 5 force model we get: 1. Intensity of Rivalry: Apple faced competition from other iPod players such as Zune (Microsoft), San Disk, Creative and Samsung. However despite these companies having more or less the same hardware had less than 10% of the market share because of the launch of iTunes. Within the industry the intensity of rivalry was high though Apple was vey ahead of it competitors even when it was charging a premium price which was $50 to $100 higher than the ASP of other iPods.