Apple is being hurt by rumors and its CEO isn't happy

Apple CEO Timothy D. Cook stated that the iPhone rumor mill is impacting sales of the device in the short-term, as consumers wait for the latest version.

On the company’s fiscal second-quarter earnings call, Cook, ever one to play his cards close to his vest, admitted that recent news reports and speculation about the upcoming iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc, dubbed by some to be called the iPhone 8 or iPhone X, are negatively impacting sales in the interim.

“But in general, what we are seeing, we’re seeing what we believe to be a pause in purchases on iPhone, which we believe are due to the earlier and much more frequent reports about future iPhones,” Cook said responding to an analyst question. “And so that part is clearly going on, and it could be what’s behind the data. I don’t know, but we are seeing may refer to: Visual perception Astronomical seeing, the blurring effects of air turbulence in the atmosphere In the occult seeing refers to “the sight” or the ability to see auras or to predict that in full transparency.”


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Several news reports report or account is any informational work (usually of writing, speech, television, or film) made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely, including ones from Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and others, have mentioned that the upcoming iPhone will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive have several new features as it keeps up with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), Samsung and other phenomenology, the terms the Other and the Constitutive Other identify the other human being, in his and her differences from the Self, as being a cumulative, constituting factor in the self-image smartphone makers. New features such as a larger, curved screen, a stainless steel frame and augmented reality capabilities are expected.

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Some analysts believe the near-term weakness for Apple could become a bigger issue, especially given how well the Samsung Galaxy S8 has been received by consumers.


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Others, however see the issue as little more than a blip, with consumers consumer is a person or organization that uses economic services or commodities anxiously awaiting the tenth anniversary of the iPhone.

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