But two phones in particular have won peoples' hearts -the iphone and the blackberry- leaving them in hesitance which to choose between the two similar yet very different devices. From my personal experience,the two devices are very alike . Both of them have an app store and and app world where you can get many applications . One main reason of the popularity of these cellphones that they emerged to the market at the same time,when there was no smart devices, and maintained the good reputation and competed at the same level. An extra credit goes for the companies behind the cellphones they produce, RIM and Apple Inc. -the creators of the devices- built their reputation and trademarks over the years by producing good quality, products and services which lead costumers loyalty .
It’s short, sweet, and leaves the mind open for imagination. However, there are not many factors that suggest goals, company policies, or competitive spheres. “Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.” A myriad of problems exist with this so-called mission statement.
“iPhone 5. The biggest thing to happen to iPhone since iPhone” (Apple). This is Apple’s slogan for its newest innovation. They were not kidding when they said, “It’s almost here,” (Apple) and ‘it’ could not have hit the nation with anything less than a storm. It seemed like a lot of hype for what in all reality was yet another smartphone for more money with added tricks and sparkle.
The markets for the Company’s products and services are highly competitive and the Company is confronted by aggressive competition in all areas of its business. The most important and strongest competitor is the Microsoft Company. Other competitors are companies who sell mobile devices such as Samsung, Ericsson and Nokia. Introduction of the table of contents; Firstly, there will be an explanation on how Apple spread their Annual report, after that the importance of containing budgetary information in the Annual reports. What is the content of the Apple annual report?
Individual Life Cycle Management Analysis MKT/230 Apple Inc. developed and designed the iPod which is one of the most popular media players that is used by adults, teenagers and even children. After they launched the iPod they then turned to the iPhone and iTunes, which associated the “i” with Apple. Apple wanted to give the customers a way to listen to music that was easy to carry and economically feasible for all. Many customers loved to listen to music but only wanted certain songs not the whole album or CD. Based on this Apple develop iTunes which was an inexpensive but a legal way for customers to download and listen to the song they wanted.
Apple operates in an industry where the latest and greatest is old news by mid next month. There are constant changes which lead to huge dollars being spent to stay ahead of the competition. Apple has been successful as of late developing and introducing products that are wanted in the market place. They are extremely successful in creating a buzz around their products and a demand for the products which allows them to keep the prices high. One of the biggest challenges that Apple is facing is the compatibility to other computers and devices.
Apple Inc. Factors MGT/230 October 1, 2012 Apple Inc. Factors Over a 100 years ago we would have never dreamed of the technology we have today much less the advancement of the cell phones we carry. Thanks to Apple Inc. we carry the most advanced technology in the palm of our hands. These are to include Macintosh, iPhones, iPads, and iPods, which are sold worldwide. Apple Inc. has strived to build a solid foundation and create a way to stay one step ahead of other competition by hiring outstanding managers. Managers must remain consistent and understand how the internal and external factors may affect the four functions of management in a business.
4. Does it make good strategic sense for Apple to be a competitor in the computer, personal media player, smartphone, and tablet computer industries? Are the value chain activities that Apple performs in computers, personal media players, tablet computers and smartphones very similar and “compatible” or are there very important differences from product to product? Which of the four products lines---computers, tablet computers, personal media players, or smartphones---do you think is most important to Apple’s future growth and profitability? Why?
Meanwhile Android is not for behind. They are both great phones and both have earned the respect of the world. Now lets take a look at the specs of the two devices. While the iPhone has been stuck at the 3.5 screen for the past generations; Apple finally decided on its latest product add on to make the screen bigger. The iPhone 5 came out to the biggest screen Apple decided to upgrade the features of the screen.
One way is that schools build on the primary socialisation provided by the family, developing value consensus. This shows that education is positive for society because it is allowing children to have a greater knowledge and understanding of these values which their parents have taught them. Education prepares people for their adult roles in a few different ways. For example, schools focus on individual achievement. Young people are encouraged to achieve as individuals.