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  • Can Samsung Crush Apple's Tablet Market Share? [View article]
    But, but, but... the Sammy is four(4) whole grams lighter!!

    You know you're stretching reason when you offer 4 grams as "lighter." A typical gold finger ring weighs 85 to 170 grams. So the difference between the two pads is 5% of the weight of your wedding band or 2.5% the weight of your class ring, perhaps the weight of the bacteria and detritus on your well used but smudgy iPad.
    Jun 18 09:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Samsung Finally In The Smartphone Driver's Seat? [View article]
    Betteridge's Law at work.
    Jun 12 05:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • I Was Wrong About Apple [View article]
    When a comment is posted that correctly points to M Blair's 45 Apple articles over the last year that have incorrectly predicted a decline in Apples revenues and/or share price, it gets deleted.

    Guess facts hurt.
    Jun 10 08:53 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Stock Price Likely To Peak Before Long [View article]

    MBlair hasn't been wrong the last two times. He's been wrong an amazing 44 times over the last year. Never one to disappoint, the probability of him being wrong again exceed 99%.

    In one of his comments to readers, he remarked that if an investor was correct on over 50% of their investments they should work for a hedge fund. That comment revealed a total ignorance of probabilities (after all a coin flip is correct 50% of the time, no logic involved) and told me all I needed to know of MBlair's poor investing and analytic skills.

    Many keep comparing MB to a stopped clock, being right twice a day. Over the last year he has never been right as a short, just a broken clock chime that gongs 13 times once a week, the investing version of a Gong Show contestant.
    May 29 08:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • iPhone 6 Expected To See Robust Demand [View article]
    MB is in denial regarding market segmentation, tiering or stratification of phones, that is until it can be used to help his short case. Read with great skepticism as he has been dramatically wrong since he began AAPL articles in May of 2013.
    May 24 11:21 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • iPhone 6 Expected To See Robust Demand [View article]

    Pretty sure stats say a year after split, stocks up by 9% on average.
    May 24 11:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • iPhone 6 Expected To See Robust Demand [View article]

    Reread new Cats comment. His reference was to the comment link he gave, not MB.
    May 24 11:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Inching Back Toward Towards Black Ink [View article]
    Longer lines every day at McDonald's
    May 19 09:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Inching Back Toward Towards Black Ink [View article]
    Poor guy must have just finished reading Michael's article...
    May 19 09:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What To Do With Apple Stock Ahead Of Split [View article]
    Why writing Bullish articles on BBRY! For your amusement (and Michael's pension).

    BBRY is roaring in Indonesia. Not...
    May 19 08:47 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: Walgreen mulls buying rest of Boots in strategy to cut tax rate [View news story]
    How could it possibly be illegal for an international corporation to choose it's domicile? The antibusiness mood in the US reminds me of the phrase, " Beatings will continue until morale improves."
    May 18 11:24 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Big Oil Under Serious Threat [View article]
    I've read both sides of the debate in detail. New research is always discovering something about Earth's climate. For a very long time, observers have noted a correlation between sunspots and cold winters in Europe. "Impossible!", others claimed, "The amount of energy released is far too low to effect Earth's temperature. Yet, the correlations continued. Recent discoveries on how cosmic rays affect polar moisture vaporization revealed it to cause dramatic swings in jet streams, causing the dramatic temperature shifts in the Northern latitudes, no heat required.

    Climate is a Chaotic system with perhaps thousands of variables, many out of human control. To claim it responds to linear increases in a single variable will be proven naive, perhaps even completely wrong in the long term. So, I remain unconvinced but not uninterested.

    The debate will not be solved by politicians or climate scientists (inexplicably nonexistent by the way) but by scientific debate. To claim there is none is uninformed.

    Either way, using bullying techniques, such as tin foil hats, does little to advance discussion. Hope we are all a little more grown up in our debating skills.
    May 10 09:19 AM | 24 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Reasons Apple Buying Beats Is Smart [View article]
    Let me paraphrase. If they acquire Beats it will be, "very bad with a potential resulting decline in marketshare." If they don't acquire Beats it will be, "an awful decision that will result in a marketshare decline."

    There. Saved you a click!
    May 9 09:09 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: Q2 Results Are Not What They Seem [View article]
    Yes, welcome back Michael, mimicking author Stephen King with prolific Apple fictional horror stories. After writing 42 articles on SA over the last year predicting Apple's pending doom, the stock is up 40%, revenues are at all time highs and competitors like BBRY are further buried in a mound of Apple's successful new product introductions.

    The author's theory appears to be based on the false hope that, "what goes up, must come down." Of course, his corollary on BBRY, "what comes down, must go back up," is similar genius. With dozens of analysts pointing to a bright future for Apple, including the venerable and much respected Morgan Stanley, Stephen Blair's SA articles will continue to be Dewey Decimal filed under dark fiction.

    The one truthful statement at the end, "I don't know what the whole story is," sums up all 42 articles perfectly.
    May 9 08:36 AM | 22 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Depends On Strong Demand For The iPhone 6 [View article]
    Cook's compensation. At Grad school, all the CFO's agreed that their prime goal was to maximize executive compensation. He's being paid based on share price.
    May 6 06:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment