This billionaire is an Apple iPhone 6 fan

This billionaire is an Apple iPhone 6 fan
It is always interesting to see what handsets the rich and famous use. Why? Because these people have the wherewithal to purchase any phone they want, regardless of price. We have discovered over the last few years that Mark Cuban replaced his Apple iPhone 5 with a Nokia Lumia 920. Another billionaire who left the iOS platform for another phone, is Cuban's cast mate on ABC-TV's highly engaging Shark Tank, Kevin O' Leary. "Mr. Wonderful," as he is called, traded in his iPhone for the BlackBerry Z10. Frankly, we wouldn't be surprised to hear that O'Leary is rocking a BlackBerry Passport. The business-centric phone seems like the perfect device for O'Leary to use to view spreadsheets and P/L statements.

So that brings us to the latest billionaire to make his choice of smartphone known. Rupert Murdoch sent out a tweet on Sunday, noting how the computing power on the Space Shuttle Endeavour is nothing compared to the computing power on today's smartphone. "Luckily own beautiful iPhone 6," tweeted Murdoch. Yes, Rupert Murdoch sports the Apple iPhone 6.

You wouldn't expect Murdoch to carry around an Android phone anyway, considering the feud between the billionaire and Google. Last month, Murdoch criticized Google saying that the tech titan loves to "exploit its dominant market position to stifle competition." He also accused the company of being a "platform for piracy and the spread of malicious networks." Google fired back with an open letter to Murdoch, saying that it has done more than most other firms to fight against online piracy.

Billionaire Murdoch tweets his love for the Apple iPhone 6

Billionaire Murdoch tweets his love for the Apple iPhone 6


source: TheRegister

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38 Comments

1. ruwie

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 25, 2014

he is an iPhone fan and android hater.

2. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

So he is a normal person!!!!!!

5. ruwie

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 25, 2014

maybe it sarcasm may be not. :)

12. CoastCity

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

Look at his brainwasher face, he is soooo happy... It's obvious that money stolen from your employees that you underpay and expensive things bring happiness!

3. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

And this is a news?

23. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

PA doesn't always post news articles but just because it's an article about an iPhone its a big deal?

33. HildyJ

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

To be fair, PA also posted Cuban's exit from iThings, although the headline only references his Windows Nokia and not his Android Samsung which he also praised in the article.

4. thequota

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

this is news why?

6. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

This guy right here posting this comment is straight up American middle class and he loves his OnePlus One. Why isn't this news???

35. Awalker

Posts: 1962; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

To a heck of a lot of people you only count if you're rich.

7. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Just shows how brainwashed today's society is...

26. Sreddy unregistered

todays :/ he is an old guy.. i think he knws few more then you

8. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Slow news day, eh?

31. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

i guess so... dear PA, here's another "news" for you, Mark Zuckerberg was on Borobudur yesterday, he took a photo of sunrise using Samsung Galaxy S5 and uploaded it on his own FB's account. http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/10/13/guess-what-zuckerberg-watches-sunrise-borobudur.html

11. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

"Because these people have the wherewithal to purchase any phone they want, regardless of price." So does mostly every other person in the western world, and lots and lots of people elsewhere as well. Smartphones aren't Ferraris, you know...!!!

15. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Wow. One more rich a$$hole who owns an iPhone. Amazing.

17. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I still haven't forgiven Fox for $#!%ing up "Firefly", so Rupert Merdock can go engage in intercourse with the male cast of "Top Gun"

18. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Yes, that was truly the dumbest move ever in the history of television! I'm PO'd all over again just thinking about it!

20. fatexo

Posts: 221; Member since: May 21, 2010

If I were a billionaire, I would have bought something like a Vertu or at least a Porsche Design phone.

43. bob_monkeywarts unregistered

I would've bought a OnePlus One invite and a OnePlus One, but I would have the Note 4 and Moto x depending what I use it for.

25. osbert

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

One of the shadiest individuals on the planet.

27. JMartin22

Posts: 2327; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

He's a dirtbag and a shill-in for the conservative base of the Republican party, who spend millions trying to get voters to vote against their own interests; by electing candidates who would otherwise cut tax rates for the rich and raise them on the Middle Class. Of course he would don an iPhone.

34. Awalker

Posts: 1962; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Yes, he's one of the biggest dirt bags on the planet. He'll print anything if it gets a republican elected. His main concern is protecting his own wealth.

28. jimjam unregistered

i doubt he paid for that iphone. Good one Cook.

32. kurama.

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 13, 2014

He looks like a dump old fart I bet he did this out of hate for apple and who cares about this wannabe billionaire I would be more intrested in what guys like billgates do or prefer anfter all they are the real elites who did something worthwhile to get all those $. What was his intentionshowing of like a teenager . Rich guys like him should buy phones like Porsche or make a custom one. Iphone is a phone for showoffs

36. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

iOS is a platform for piracy and the spread of nude photos as well.

37. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Murdock is a old pos who would have been executed for treason if he was ever held accountable for all the dirt he did

39. silencer271

Posts: 254; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

iphonearena alaways looking for ways to promote the iphone.. your not biased? HAHAHAHA

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