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Old January 29, 2012, 03:48 PM
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I'm curious how they've been doing that.
Think of it this way (not saying this is actually what happens though):

- Reviews and news about Apple products draws nearly 50% of some top sites' traffic
- A site truthfully review an Apple product and truthfully posts UNBIASED news about competitors
- Apple gets wind and just happens to stop inviting you to their press conferences
- Apple also stops sending you products so you're pretty much screwed on the next Apple launch
- Site traffic, revenue and your livelihood take a serious screwing

These sites aren't PAID to endorse Apple but Apple's support is too important LOOSE.

Think I'm nuts?

See the chart below. I won't say which site this is but they got onto Apple's shit list mid way through 2010 after posting a widely read article and then on subsequent product launches, they were screwed. Hence, the site lost literally 40% of its traffic throughput as their readers went elsewhere to read about Apple stuff.

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Gizmodo did this.Jued on the apple bandwagon and it made me leave
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Cnet does it a few years ago. Before they were reviewing product. Now they are just promoting apple.
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Apple is rich!! :o
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My iPhone 4 is pretty buggy at times. Had to replace a battery because it wouldn't always fully charge and it didn't last very long. Apps crash regularly. Safari is slow and crashes at least once a day.

I prefer Safari over gingerbreads chrome though.
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My iPhone 4 is pretty buggy at times. Had to replace a battery because it wouldn't always fully charge and it didn't last very long. Apps crash regularly. Safari is slow and crashes at least once a day.

I prefer Safari over gingerbreads chrome though.
Dolphin Browser for the win
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