By Jason Snell
January 31, 2016 11:47 AM PT
By Request: Apple Report Card
As I shared with subscribers exclusively on New Year’s Eve, late last year I conducted a survey of two dozen Apple watchers to generate a “report card” on Apple in 2015. At that time, I offered all of you a chance to chime in on the survey.
The results were interesting. As I noted in my full story on the survey results, your scores were a bit higher than my celebrity panel’s, but if I ranked the 11 categories from best to worst, the ranking order was identical. (I’ve since opened the poll up to all Six Colors readers, and the scores from the general public are somewhere in between those of subscribers and the celebrity panel, but the ranking order remains intact. Perhaps we’re on to something.)
My story on Six Colors summarized some of the feedback in each category, using quotes from participants to add some color. I thought it would be fitting to do the same for the thoughts of Six Colors subscribers.…