See here. Money quote: “Yet this is also a dangerous moment for Apple. In a way the company has never seen, the barbarians are massing at the gates. From hardware to software to services, major competitors with serious R&D and marketing budgets are laying siege to the House of Jobs.”
Fair enough. We’re under attack. Would anyone prefer the situation we were in a decade ago? I know I wouldn’t. Now I must go put on my suit of armor and make sure we’ve the oil boiling.