Linked by David Adams on Sun 24th Oct 2010 23:06 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Apple Being the brains behind Microsoft has made Bill Gates the wealthiest guy in the world. So he can pretty much afford to buy his kids any gadgets they want. However, Apple devices are banned in the Gates’ house. This is surprisingly not a rule set by Bill Gates. Melinda Gates has made it very clear in an interview with The New York Times that she does not allow Apple hardware in the house. If the kids want an iPod they’ll have to settle for a Zune instead.
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RE: and in my home
by Bringbackanonposting on Mon 25th Oct 2010 01:42 UTC in reply to "and in my home"
Bringbackanonposting
Member since:
2005-11-16

windows and wma wmv docx ... are banned in my home


Same here. Apple products banned here too.

Imagine the paparazzi snapping a photo of a Gates family member surfing the web on a iPad?

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RE[2]: and in my home
by Hans Otten on Mon 25th Oct 2010 07:40 in reply to "RE: and in my home"
Hans Otten Member since:
2009-12-24

Only Apples in my house are Apple 1 (clones), ][, GS and the fresh ones from the grocery. I dont like apple juice also.

Not that I do not like the MAc OS X systems, excellent hardware, and an excellent OS kernel. Just to expensive for me.

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RE[3]: and in my home
by viton on Mon 25th Oct 2010 08:22 in reply to "RE[2]: and in my home"
viton Member since:
2005-08-09

Just to expensive for me.

iPad is probably a cheapest 10" tablet (china crap-lets with 5 years old hardware are out of question). New Macbook Air is pretty cheap too.

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RE[2]: and in my home
by Mellin on Mon 25th Oct 2010 20:22 in reply to "RE: and in my home"
Mellin Member since:
2005-07-06

in my home apple products are not banned i just don't have money to throw away on things i don't need

Edited 2010-10-25 20:22 UTC

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