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Apple, What Happened?

Every year around summer or autumn, Apple is known for introducing a revolutionary update to an existing product, something that exceeds all expectations and includes features we didn’t know we wanted until Apple told us we did. This past month, Apple introduced its long-awaited iPhone 5 and a completely refreshed line of iPods. While the devices are definitely an upgrade, there are no true surprises to be had with these new products. Not only that, but the design of the iPhone 5 has been known for months now. What happened to all the secrecy, the surprises, and the drastic advances that we’ve been brought up to expect with the introduction of a new Apple product?
It’s true that the iPhone 5 is unlike any phone on the market. It’s thin, light, fast, and sleek. The iPhone 5, which sold over five million units in it’s first week, has received unanimous critical acclaim as the “best smartphone available today.” The iPhone 5, which is more or less a minor incremental upgrade from the iPhon…