Apple wins Brand of the Year in 3 categories

Hmm...wasn't it just a few weeks ago that the media was pushing this meme that Apple has a brand issue and their advertising is failing? Can we now say that was pretty much BS?

http://tinyurl.com/nx4mt6s

2013 Tablet Brand of the Year

  1. Apple iPad Series
  2. Kindle Fire Series
  3. Google Nexus Series
  4. Samsung Galaxy Series
  5. HP Slate Series
2013 Mobile Phone Brand of the Year
  1. Apple iPhone
  2. HTC Phone
  3. Samsung Phone
  4. LG Phone
2013 Computer Brand of the Year
  1. Apple Computers
  2. Hewlett-Packard (HP) Computers
  3. Dell Computers
  4. Sony Computers