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So You Want an iPhone 5S

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If you've ever noticed that just around the time Apple announces a new version of the iPhone, your old one starts failing, you're not alone. Today the NYT explores planned obsolescence and what it means for consumers and the company. Three "deep thoughts" from the piece: 1. "Apple may be coordinating the obsolescence of its products;" 2. "Which is annoying for consumers," 3. "But possibly worse for the company." [NYT]