Brainwashed

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If you can brainwash consumers into developing new tastes that make the old stuff look uncool for aesthetic rather than functional reasons, you still have a shot at harvesting more sales from your existing customer base.

( Source: NYTimes.com | Why Apple Wants to Bust Your iPhone )

 

Analysts and journalists, two of Apple's toughest critics. It's all about the lack of bling, nevermind the increases in performance on the inside.