The 12 things we'll be looking for in Apple's earnings report
Apple is often credited with helping to launch the BYOD movement. In a post-BlackBerry world, the iPhone has become the de-facto enterprise smartphone in many sectors and organizations because it suffers from little device and OS fragmentation compared to Android devices.
The company has also been on a wild ride in the eighteen months since Steve Jobs turned the leadership of the company over to Tim Cook just weeks before he passed away. During 2012, Apple exceeded most expectations for most of the year while its stock price soared to record-setting levels.
Heading into 2013, however, Apple faces a new range of competing products in virtually every market.
In an effort to create a somewhat consistent user experience across the phone, tablet, and desktop, Microsoft has forced the tile metaphor on the desktop and not done a terribly good job of implementing it. They're going to have to do a lot more than make cosmetic changes before Windows 8 is usable on a non-touch device.
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