NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- I had a few folks catcall me after Apple's (AAPL) solid Tuesday earnings report for the June quarter.
I'm not sure why. Any Apple death pronouncements I have made come attached to the following qualifier or something similar:
Apple remains present-day dominant. They do not need to be revolutionary with their current product line. I love my iPhone, iPad and Macbook with Retina Display. It doesn't matter to me if Apple sells 30 or 31 million iPhones or 14 or 15 million iPads in a quarter. Splitting hairs is a waste of time. That said, with the way Tim Cook runs the company -- counter, in so many ways, to Steve Jobs -- I'm concerned that Apple will not be able to maintain its dominance over the long-term ... or something worse.
I express that very sentiment -- in one way, shape or form -- throughout my article history, but most pointedly in episodes such as:
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