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Fact is Apple did not give a hoot about the environmental impact of their isheep proprietary designs,purposefully designing non-upgradeable products so they can sell you another in a year or two.It was not until the city of San Francisco banned their use that they paid attention. I wish consumers paid more attention to stuff like this.
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Why would it be required?
Only reason I can think of it "because Apple is cool".

I could ask you the same question about your "proposed" PC build. Just because you're not aware of any reason for them to deploy any specific device doesn't mean that reason is nonexistant.
post #23 of 39
Absolutely pathetic. EPEAT sucking up to Apple has just made them irrelevant. No1 in the world will soon care about EPEAT cert and another, proper and ethical system will take its place.
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Apple has terrible business practices, they get everyone in a ball grip. Companies, end-users...
Everything is proprietary. Everything needs a $30 adapter. They sue everyone. They restrict their markets. They blackmail. They cheat. They use underpaid, overworked labourers. They refute every industry standard they can find to try and squeeze more money out of people.
I stay well away from their crap.
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I could ask you the same question about your "proposed" PC build. Just because you're not aware of any reason for them to deploy any specific device doesn't mean that reason is nonexistant.

I'm surprised you're really trying to use logic here sub50hz (as well as in your other posts). This is merely another easy Apple hate thread on OCN, standard operation procedures dictate only to post about how terrible Apple is.

It really isn't worth trying anymore, nothing will change, we will keep having these sort of threads merely because it riles people up... it's just sad is all.
    
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I'm surprised you're really trying to use logic here sub50hz (as well as in your other posts). This is merely another easy Apple hate thread on OCN, standard operation procedures dictate only to post about how terrible Apple is.
It really isn't worth trying anymore, nothing will change, we will keep having these sort of threads merely because it riles people up... it's just sad is all.

We have legitmate reason to dislike Apple as a corporation. Their business practices are worthy of the utmost contempt. This is not blind following. This is the way things are and you are seeing a natural reaction by OCNers to it.
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This is the way things are and you are seeing a natural reaction by OCNers to it.

This "natural reaction" is typically by a bunch of people who don't understand the real way big businesses run, or how lobbying and under-the-table dealings often keep things running a certain way (for better or worse in regards to the end-users).`
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I'm surprised you're really trying to use logic here sub50hz (as well as in your other posts). This is merely another easy Apple hate thread on OCN, standard operation procedures dictate only to post about how terrible Apple is.
It really isn't worth trying anymore, nothing will change, we will keep having these sort of threads merely because it riles people up... it's just sad is all.

Well tell us how great Apples business practice is then?? rolleyes.gif
    
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If I knew about any of my component manufacturers doing half the **** I hear Apple doing, I would refute them also.
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Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

Why would it be required?
Only reason I can think of it "because Apple is cool".

I could ask you the same question about your "proposed" PC build. Just because you're not aware of any reason for them to deploy any specific device doesn't mean that reason is nonexistant.
That's a good point.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sub50hz View Post

I could ask you the same question about your "proposed" PC build. Just because you're not aware of any reason for them to deploy any specific device doesn't mean that reason is nonexistant.

I'm surprised you're really trying to use logic here sub50hz (as well as in your other posts). This is merely another easy Apple hate thread on OCN, standard operation procedures dictate only to post about how terrible Apple is.

It really isn't worth trying anymore, nothing will change, we will keep having these sort of threads merely because it riles people up... it's just sad is all.
I am not a standard Apple hater, I try to THINK.
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