Reply to post: Re: Apple R&D

Fact: Huawei now outspends Apple on R&D

Ian Joyner Bronze badge

Re: Apple R&D

>>Huawei R&D = Research and Development, into technical stuff

Apple R&D = Raid (others ideas) & Design pretty cases<<

You don't understand at all. Companies like Huawei and Samsung are hardware electronics companies. Apple takes that hardware and works out what people are going to do with it and how they are going to use it. That is software design and is nowhere as trivial as hardware thinkers like to make out.

Apple has significantly defined the software and computing world as it is today. The old IT people are still hooked to IBM and then Microsoft who picked up the pieces and still resent what Apple achieved.

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