Originally Posted by 3930K
Actually, if you were alive during the 90's, you'd know where the term "Evil Empire" came from. Microsoft was the focus of the US's largest Antitrust suit in history because of their backhanded business practices. They single handedly destroyed a large amount of tech companies and startups to gain marketshare, blackmailing, bribing, and threatening everyone they could.
Unfortunately, Apple didn't learn this lesson, and is now paying a hefty price. However, that's neither here nor there, in this topic. The Topic at hand is the build cost of the tablet.