10 Signs Apple Has Hit An Innovation Wall


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Beyond Steve Jobs

Apple really wants you to believe it's still as innovative as ever. We're not buying it.

Between 1998 and 2010, Apple released five groundbreaking new hardware products: the iMac, iPod, iPhone, MacBook Air and iPad.

But the company hasn't introduced a game-changing product in the more than five years under CEO Tim Cook (pictured) -- unless you count the Apple Watch or MacBook (we don't).

Meanwhile, Apple has missed a number of big opportunities that have instead been seized on by competitors. And the new things that Apple has been focusing on haven't amounted to major breakthroughs. In some cases, the moves have only served to turn off loyalists.

In the following slides, we've compiled 10 signs that the era of Apple innovation may just be over.



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