Why would one even ask if Apple's competitors are going to beat it?
There are reasons for things. You just have to try to actually understand them.
As long as it's bad for Apple, it's good to print.
Stupid pundit tricks reach critical insanity as Apple and its products are compared to ... well, you gotta see this to believe it.
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX, the merits of personal tech support, Steam moves toward releasing its own hardware, and Microsoft introduces the Surface 2.
The messed-up world of phone subsidies, the M7 processor on the iPhone 5s, the wisdom of waiting in lines, and what Surface 2 needs to do to succeed. With guests Serenity Caldwell and Brad Chacos.
But don't forget: The second generation of Surface tablets is coming soon.
Adieu. Adieu. Parting is such sweet sorrow. Except in this case.
Microsoft espouses a philosophy of one device for every task, while Apple champions different devices for different scenarios. John Moltz explores the gulf between the two approaches.