I’ve always felt Apple products were a triumph of style over substance. They sell a perception that makes you feel cool but their products don’t perform any better than their cheaper competitors. In a twisted way, it’s a quintessentially American success story. That fascinating story is told well in “Jobs” (2013), but it left me with the same empty feeling I get when I see people camping out for an iPhone. A guy with a warped mind rises, falls, lies, is lied to, but, ultimately, wins. Because, for all his talk, winning is all that really matters. How unironically American.

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