Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.
Know thyself is a great maxim, and know how you come across to others is another good one.
Am I alone in thinking Apple is screwing up its image?
Here’s a company making products which have to appeal to kids, and who do we get fronting up Apple’s public events?
Grey-haired middle-aged guys.
Tim Cook looks like your auntie.
Kids don’t think it’s cool to buy stuff off their auntie.
Samsung comes from the land of Gangnam Style – fun, glitzy and radical.
Steve Jobs, of course, was middle-aged in Apple’s latter glory days but Jobs would have come across as a stroppy adolescent if he’d lived to be 100.
We all wish he had.Tags: adolescent, Apple, glory days, Jobs, maxim