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If people want another example for my post...Well, nVidia invented the first GPU (a single-chip processor with integrated transform, lighting, triangle setup/clipping, and rendering engines that is capable of processing a minimum of 10 million polygons per second, according to nV themselves)
Now lets pretend they used blackmail and patent law to strong-arm ATI, S3, etc out of the market...We'd have the performance of a 7950GT right now, going for $1k retail.
    
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post

If people want another example for my post...Well, nVidia invented the first GPU (a single-chip processor with integrated transform, lighting, triangle setup/clipping, and rendering engines that is capable of processing a minimum of 10 million polygons per second, according to nV themselves)
Now lets pretend they used blackmail and patent law to strong-arm ATI, S3, etc out of the market...We'd have the performance of a 7950GT right now, going for $1k retail.

Or what if Intel had successfully bullied AMD, and drove them out?

We'd still be stuck with single core processors. wink.gif
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I think intel won't give any move as long as they're selling target achieved.

about apple, I believe they have over reacted and it is a very bad act some day they will get "karma" for doing this. besides both of asus and apple are totally diff since apple using iOS and Asus using windows mostly so why apple would bother much. its totally silly for me.
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Right, now all we need is for Intel to stop providing Apple with CPUs.
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Oh please people, the Zenbook is painfully similar to the MBA. I'm no Apple fan, but really?

But it's better.
It actually looks good.

And it has a PROPER keyboard layout.
And it doesn't make you look like a hippie.
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Im getting really tired of these apple threads. Its almost EVERY day that apple sues someone else.
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Well, Apple is not a very nice person ,but I guess you have to be a prick to make your company approach a Trillion Dollar valuation.I'm an old dinosaur ,so I'll stick to my trusty old PC,meanwhile ,I end up making Apple richer buying Macbooks & Iphones for my 3 kids. oi vey ...........
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Well, that's it for me. I'm done with Apple for good. No more iPods, iMac, iAnything...as a matter of fact, iDon't like the iLine of products name scheme anymore...Its old. Innovate Apple or die. Its that simple, you can't go around killing your competition all the time, and iDoubt the iPad 3 will wow people when they hear the price. Anyway, that's all ihave to say about this ridiculous business practice by Apple. iHate hearing this news.

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Next news article: Intel refuses to provide ivy bridge cpu's to Apple for the 2012 MBP refresh...if you play with fire you're going to get burned Apple!
    
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Sounds like something hit your nerve. Chill dude.
I guess my HTC Evo 4g that gets me 16 hours of battery life on stock battery with hours of call time, hundreds of texts, and hours browsing the web....yea that is 2nd class.....oh and my Acer 13.3" that gets me about 9 hours of constant use....is also a 2nd class. Sorry bro I don't care about what your grandma knows, my "2nd class" electronics are doing just fine, your grandma can continue using her retirement money on a brand new Mac Air. User stupidity is not a factor in any of my electronics, so I don't need iOS or MAC OS X to fix anything for me; unlike your 1.3billion friends in Asia.
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Thanks for reiterating my point. You can talk about how great Android based devices are all day long because no one cares other than tech geeks that understand the technology. You people fail to understand that you are a very small percentage of people, the entire planet does not consist of tech geeks. kookoo.gif

Comparing Apple to everything else is like comparing German cars and Korean cars, yes you'll probably get better value and more options with a Korean car but if people could afford it they would choose a German car plain and simple. What you people fail to understand is, status symbol, the I-can-afford-it-and-you-can't, regardless if you have better options and features. You people can go on blabbering all you want about value, functions, options and features all day long because a person who can afford a Louis Vuitton ain't gonna listen to you people whining about how much value a "Thank You" bag has over my $3000 LV.

Many of you are just hurt that Apple has achieved cult status and your petty HTC, Samsung, etc has not. Let the whining continue, as you were…
 
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