Linked by David Adams on Tue 7th Jun 2011 17:54 UTC
Editorial Bob Cringeley makes a bold statement in a blog post responding to Apple's iCloud announcement: "Jobs is going to sacrifice the Macintosh in order to kill Windows." He says, "The incumbent platform today is Windows because it is in Windows machines that nearly all of our data and our ability to use that data have been trapped. But the Apple announcement changes all that. Suddenly the competition isn't about platforms at all, but about data, with that data being crunched on a variety of platforms through the use of cheap downloaded apps."
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RE[4]: huh????
by fizzled on Wed 8th Jun 2011 04:24 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: huh????"
fizzled
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a few grand? Are we living in the same world? I haven't seen an apple product that is "a few grand" more expensive than its competitors.


Here's a new laptop from Lenovo for US$329-- http://www.frys.com/product/6488722

The least expensive MacBook is $999.

The MacBook is not 3x better.

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