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Q: Is Apple fanaticism hitting an all-time high?

So I went shopping with a friend and noticed something strange. A kid had an apple logo for a haircut... has anyone seen this?

 

Why on Earth would any parent agree to do this? Are they that proud of their iPhones?

8 years 29 weeks ago in  Family & Kids - Wuhan

 
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actually the fanaticism has peaked and is starting to slowly decline. thanks to the govt targeting of apple. 

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I must admit, I mainly see people with Samsung Galaxies these days. And the other evening we had dinner with my wifes boss and her family which includes a teenage girl. My wifes boss asked her teenage daughter if she likes my wifes phone (locally produced Android) and after some "blah blah, looks OK" she said she'd probably rather want a Samsung Galaxy S4, her mum has iPhone 4, her dad a HTC. 

There are so many people running around looking like .... well, actually I don't know what they look like, talking into their giant Samsung Galaxy Notes. Not knocking their choice of phablet, it's just very clunky looking when used as an actual phone. 

 

Also, last time there was a major iPhone release, Meizu released their MX2 phone (the day before or after) Meizu has their flagship store right next to an Apple store. The MX2 made hundreds queue, the iPhone not so much. Meizu is of course a company based here in Zhuhai, and their phones look great and are a lot cheaper. 

 

I think Apple will be on a long slow decline. Of course those with lots of money will keep replacing their iPhones with new ones. And an iPhone is a great product for the vast majority of people. The competition is just gaining fast. 

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I would never purchase an Apple product.

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Have you seen the "Apple" ebike? They're usually pink or green and have the bitten apple all over them. Hilarious. The iAppleEbike! 

 

I think iPhones will be like Harleys. Old tech with problems and a rabid fan base.

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