What Does Apple Really Do?
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Even though Apple is well-known for its devices, it's the software and content that people use that make it valuable. Unlike Microsoft, which sells its software to any platform, Apple offers its software only to those who buy its devices. David and John think this "ecosystem" approach is very valuable. That's why they've bought shares for their 10-Bagger real-money portfolio.
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At the time this article was published David Meierowns shares of Apple.John Reevesowns shares of Apple and Google. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Google, and Microsoft.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple, Google, Microsoft, and Nokia. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.