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As they say, admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery.
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Originally Posted by Eskimo Bob View Post
The thing with apple is that their business model is based purely around advertising and reputation. So whenever something goes wrong it is a direct blown to their business model, and as such they talk out of their a** to convince their zombified fanboy customers that nothing is wrong.

I really despise apple's tactic of not telling the customers what they want, but rather what apple decides they want.
To most businesses there is no difference. Supply comes first and then you generate demand; thank you economics professors.

But I hate the consumer more on this one; there are so many people who know so little about computers and technology. Just like anything else they would prefer an optimistic lie to the truth. They want to be coddled and told they're safe when they're not. They want to believe that it's not their fault when something bad happens and they get scammed. And that's what Apple sells, optimism and coddling, not truth. That probably explains why the brand has an effect on the "religious" part of the human brain.
     
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Closed, this went downhill fast.
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