On Apple’s Insurmountable Platform Advantage

Steve Cheney:

One of Steve Jobs’ biggest legacies was his decision to stop relying on 3rd party semiconductor companies and create an internal silicon design team.3 I would go so far as to argue it’s one of the three most important strategic decisions he ever made.

Must-read piece if you're interested in understanding why Apple's so dominant today, and what it all means for future product development.