John Paczkowski

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Jobs: 'My Master Plan Is Going Exactly According to My Master Plan.'

050613_steve_jobs.jpgIn addition to a torrent of complaints from early adopters, the iPhone’s $200 price cut appears to have spiked sales of the device. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster estimates that iPhone sales rose from 9,000 to 27,000 per day after Apple announced the cut last week.

Clearly, the move is having the effect Apple CEO Steve Jobs intended. It’s tempered a major sales objection and expanded the market for the device. Question is, can Apple maintain those kind of sales numbers? Munster doesn’t think so. He believes this initial surge will eventually scale down, leveling off at a solid 50% increase in sales compared with the pre-price-cut number. Munster reckons Apple will have sold a total of 1.28 million iPhones by the end of the quarter.

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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus