Why hasn't Apple innovated in so many years?

For me, Apple has been-and continues to be-innovative, simply because I define their innovation a bit differently.Apple's innovation genius has been in their ability of not just technical innovation (of which they've done plenty), but their ability to integrate various new technical capabilities into a cohesive user experience that's simple to use. That innovation extends to the combination of

Does the launch of the iPhone 6, the Apple Watch, and Apple Pay mean that Apple is still the most innovative consumer technology company?

One thing you can say for sure, Apple knows how to obsolete its existing equipment like no other company.  I look at a 2004 Windows PC, and generally, not that much changed, until very recently.  But, how things have changed on the Mac side of the world.As I

Can Google out-innovate Apple?

A2AThis question is substantially deeper than it appears at first glance:Could they? Yes, the resources and talent are there.Can they? No; I'd say there are some organizational barriers.Should they? I'm not sure if Google is the right slice of Alphabet to do it.Will

Is Microsoft out-innovating Apple?

A2A.Hmm... Well, it has definitely not been Apple's year, or few years.Microsoft has actually shown some (debatable) signs of innovation, rather than blatantly copying or ripping off everyone in sight in the time-honored Bill Gates tradition. Their biggest innovation in recent years is

What are some innovative ways to use Apple stickers?

Find someone who despises Apple products. When they're not around, put an Apple sticker on their laptop.

Is tech innovation dead at Apple now that the innovator is gone?

Just look what happened last time Steve left the company. History has a tendency of repeating itself. Apple still has several years worth of products left in the tubes that Steve had a part in but a decline in innovation coming.

In what sense is Apple innovative?

It is tough to answer such questions,  but you may follow this website Apple Granted 32 Patents Today Covering Advanced Siri Capabilities, iPhone Free Fall Protection & iDevice Design Wins Side Note:Novelty: Something newCreation: Something new and valuableInvention: Something new, having potential value through utilityInnovation:

Are Apple's patents real innovations?

To get a patent the invention must be novel, useful, and non-obvious.What does "real innovation" mean? In hindsight some patents may look obvious, but the examiner judges a patent application based on the art he/she can find when the patent was submitted.  So, for at least one examiner, Apple's patents were novel and non obvious.

Who invented paper?

Thanks for the question. In his immensely detailed book on the history of paper, The Paper Trail, Alexander Monro traces its origin all the way through to its influence on religion and culture.Officially, according to him, Cai Lun, a second-century Chinese government official is traditionally credited with inventing paper in AD 105.However, paper-making

Which company is more innovative, Amazon or Google?

How do you comparatively measure innovation?For me, innovation doesn't even count unless it's been implemented so having a high profile Google X

What is the most INNOVATIVE apple product till the date?

According to me its the iPod.Before iPod came the portable media player industry was almost a monopoly ruled by Sony with their portable CD players which were very inefficient when it came to battery life and audio quality. Apple revolutionized the industry landscape with the introduction of

How does Apple analyze their innovation problem?

Thanks for the A2A.Apple analyzes their innovation problem by not having an innovation problem. When Steve Jobs was alive, Apple

What do you think will be the biggest inventions of the next 5-10 years?

While artificial intelligence is bandied about as a term all the time, it does not exist as of today. There is no computerized system that meets the Turing Test nor have consciousness , self awareness, or sentience.I predict real life AI will be invented in the lifetimes of many living, but probably not within a

What will be the next big technological breakthrough which will help humanity?

Thanks for the A2A.The other answers I see now are great in emphasizing the Breakthough facet of the question, but aren't as relevant regarding the Next facet of the question. So I'll focus on the

What do you believe will be the next big technological innovation in gaming?

Considering VR is picking up steam, we have eye and body tracking... I think the next major change will be with tactile input. Keyboards and controllers are not the most realistic thing to use for control.Ace that, and then tie it all together and things are going to get very immersive.

Did Apple become successful through innovation?

Ieshitva Jain's answer to What is the secret to Apple's success?

What happened to 30 second Phone charger invention?

won't charging it faster damage the battery?This is a very fair question, and we are going to try to explain it both in very plain terms and also later on with a more technical analysis. We know that most of you are not electrical engineers, so the

What will Apple come up with next?

There has been a lot of speculation around this over the last few years. Many have scrutinised Apple for not being innovative in the last few years, which many people see as only on front end of the company (consumer hardware). With that been said, Apple have invested a lot of time into things such as Apple music,

What are some of Tesla Motors' major innovations?

Tesla is definitely innovative in creating an electric car that is high quality aspirational. That said, they also have elements of being potentially a disruptive innovator in the car manufacturing space because of processes they have adopted, including –1. Direct sales

Does innovation mean making the problem not applicable?

Nobody thinks of innovative solutions like that. Innovators just want to solve the problem. If the latter does not apply anymore, after the innovation has been put in practice, that is a nice by-product of the solution.

In 2016, is Apple still an innovative company?

Are you kidding me? Apple has been extremely innovative in the past few years. Sure, it may appear that they are copies, but most of the time they improve upon them. They innovate and make the idea implemented better than ever. To start, I

What are some of the simplest yet amazing innovations?

Last year, I visited an exhibition of grassroots innovations at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi. I was amazed to see how rural India could make such innovative and simple products. I am sharing some of them:Suitcase cum chair: A school girl invented it. Now when you travel, you don't have to struggle for seats

Will Apple survive without new innovation?

Not just innovation but also diversification !!Innovation is definitely needed to stay on the top else they will not sustain for long .Innovation is not a choice but must do for survival .Currently majority ( three fourth ) of the revenues /earnings are contributed just by 2 products iphone and ipad .Tomorrow if any new products

Who invented the digital clock?

As Wikipedia states,The first digital pocket watch was the invention of Austrian engineer Josef Pallweber who created his "jump-hour" mechanism in 1883. Instead of a conventional dial the jump-hour featured two windows in an enamel dial, through which the hours and minutes are visible on rotating discs. The

Over the next 30 years, what industries will not be fully taken over by technology and still be reliant on human decision making?

Here is my simple answer: technology itself. When all the other industries rely on technology, the choices and decisions of scientists and programmers will matter the most to push the technology industry forward. Of course, this assumes that we will not build a meta-machine that can infinitely improve itself in the next 30 years, but given

What is the most German invention ever?

This device to cut off the head of boiled eggs.It's called the

When will the next big technological breakthrough happen?

Cyborgs. 2025. Machines are able to handle an increasing number of complex environmental inputs. We require of them to make decisions of increasing importance. We need machines to do things in areas inhospitable to humans or other natural animals.

Which is more innovative among Google and Microsoft?

Thanks for the A2A notification Poorna! People do send me an A2A WRT both Google and Microsoft related questions; which is both good and weird; because of the fact that I am more interested in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Virtual/Augmented Reality technologies; as I consider these as the ones for the

Who Invented the word 'Invention'?

The word "invention" goes all the way back to the ancient Romans. It comes from the Latin verb invenire, which is literally "to come upon, to find". An inventio was "a finding,something found".source-answers .com

Is Apple in an innovation slump?

I do not know much about the early days of Apple, meaning that I do not know that which product they launched that allowed them to build this reputation that they are an innovative company. However, based on their last 20 years of performance, I can

How innovative is IBM?

Our response to this question comes from an IBM Security perspective, since we're most knowledgeable about IBM's capabilities in that space.Recent Examples of IBM Security InnovationThe short answer to this question is that IBM is extremely innovative, particularly from a technological perspective. Here are

Can Microsoft out-innovate Apple?

It is already out innovating Apple.That's something hard to believe about a company that launched Windows 8.But, here is a list of what Microsoft is working behind the doors: How innovative is Microsoft?From the list, you can see that some of the projects are truly amazing! One example

Is Paypal still innovating?

It depends on your definition of "innovation." Innovation takes place when new products, services, or business models are created and introduced to the marketplace. Innovation also takes place when existing products, services, and business models are improved or refined.Has Paypal recently introduced a new innovation that

How to innovate

Innovation can be separated into two categories, upstream and downstream.Downstream innovation takes an existing normalization of truth and optimizes its delivery in a spiraling sub-optimization of value and/or price. Upstream innovation, unaccepting of the aforementioned truth, invents a higher and

Does innovation at Apple help with innovation in other sectors even though Apple is very secretive?

"Secretive" to a different degree than any other publicly traded company such as Samsung, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, Google, etc.? Personally, I am unaware of any company that is not secretive, sharing their R&D and intellectual property openly with competitors.An innovation in

Why is Samsung not more innovative than Apple?

Samsung is a very innovative company. JkAs an Apple fanboy, Samsung Sucks is alliteration to my ears, and the reason Samsung doesn't inovate as much as Apple is because, see Samsung is a huge conglomerate which is Korean. Korean culture discourages taking blatant risks, which is what Apple does.

Why did Apple stop innovating?

At the moment, they have a number of very good products that are selling well. They are tweaking them every year or two (or four). However, there is some indication that bigger changes are on the horizon.Apple's own A12X Bionic chips found in their new iPad Pros are desktop class chips, rivalling the performance of Intel's current CPUs.

Who invented bread?

Probably the ancient Egyptians, who invented the milling stone about 8000 BC. But all ancient cultures eventually arrived at the concept of flour + liquid to produce bread. It was around 5,000 years ago that the same Egyptians discovered the concept of yeast, thus also being able to make leavened bread.

Why haven't Microsoft's innovations captured the public's imagination, while Apple's and Google's have?

When I think of Microsoft, innovation never enters my mind.  I think of a company driven by money and profit margins. (Not hating, everybody has got to eat)  They do have a lot of quality products but I never feel like they are trying to change the world or take huge risks.  They just try

What are some innovative styles of classroom teaching/learning in the era of technology?

Thanks for A2AI had been a tutor  and been taught by some of the finest teachers. From my memory I can tell you some qualities which I really appreciate:a) Be approachableb) How as well why but not what for every questionc) Motivate (every one has a different way for

What will be the next invention which will be as important as the Internet?

Well! that's a question that has a lot of answers, some of them has already been invented and some ideas have not seen the light. I would say mainstream power supply from nuclear fusion reactors will be a big deal.

Is innovation lacking at Apple?

In brief, yes definitely.You'd think that because Apple is ‘financially stable' in the short run, that they are doing something right. However, the internal design of the company, and its established position as a company in several huge technological markets, assisted by its large capability to market itself,doesn't define it's ability to innovate as it used

Why is Google so unsuccessful at innovation?

Arguably Google (Alphabet, technically) is a very innovative company, but I'm assuming that you mean innovation with immediate visible impact. Outside of advertising, Google's innovative energy is relegated to the moonshots, and the likelihood of any of those being successful is slim. (Inside of advertising, all innovation is tainted by the fact that it is