When things need to be changed on the device, Apple should simply change or update the device without having to pretend to create a whole new device; just as they do with other Apple devices. When Dell changes a desktop from Optiplex 755 to Optiplex 760; with minor changes between the two - no one blinks an eye. Apple is the only company that demand this type of attention for releasing a "regular" update. Each revision won't be a game changer.
There is no reason for the average user to swap out their devices each year. They should keep the current device until it no longer does the desired functions that they purchased it to perform. So Apple got this right, the new iPad is just that, "The New iPad". I suspect Apple will do the same when they announce the new iPhone later this year; no iPhone 5, simply the "new" iPhone.
Carl W. Brooks
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