Linked by Universal Mind on Fri 6th Aug 2010 16:16 UTC
Apple The "Macs are too expensive" argument is one of the most tiresome and long-lived flamewars in internet history. Obviously, Apple makes a premium product and charges premium prices, and you can always find a computer from another vendor that seems to match or exceed specs that costs less. But if you look at Apple's Mac Pro line, and compare it not so much to other vendors, but to the past lineup of Mac Pros, you discover some very unpleasant truths that help explain why Apple is enjoying record earnings for their Mac line, but doing so to the detriment of some its most loyal and valuable customers.
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Hey it's a company for god sake
by dvhh on Sat 7th Aug 2010 08:21 UTC
dvhh
Member since:
2006-03-20

What nonsense company doesn't want to make money ? A far as I know Apple is not a charity yet.
So who cares if they want to get a little more money from user who want to pay for it.
People pay premium when they perceive value, and as far as I don't like Apple product, I understand it.
If you want to complain about overpriced products, you can always complain about vuitton products, or overpriced nike sneakers. well of course it is a computer website.

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Yeah. I mean, after all, BP is just a company, so why complain about the fact they didn't give a shit about security and the environment? Just buy your gas somewhere else!

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dvhh Member since:
2006-03-20

OK I might be worng on this one, but well Apple did at least pay some money to get the best environment firendly product report ( either they actually invest some money into more environment friendly product, or they bribe very well, the latter would be closer to reality as they got their device produced in the same factory as everyone else ).
But at leat Apple is not that much reponsible for an environment disaster (yet!), and yes I am taking in account all those Apple product dumped as soon as there a new generation coming.

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