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The American people may have lost faith in Apple but are finding it again in Amazon (AMZN).

Amazon.com earned the highest reputation in this year’s Harris Poll, edging out not only Apple but also companies like Google (GOOG), Disney (DIS), and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). According to Harris, Amazon holds the most emotional appeal, provides the best products and services, and is the most trusted company in the U.S.

Of all households surveyed, 50% had discussed Amazon within the past year and nearly 100% of those conversations had been positive.

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Can someone please tell me what's wrong with this world?

edit: Oh and before you go off and think I'm being some kind of fanboy, I'm astounded by either being in a "trusted company" position. I mean please tell me no one believes this.
Edited by un-midas touch - 2/13/13 at 12:05am
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It’s not uncommon for large American companies to spend billions on advertising annually to endear themselves into the hearts of the public and to prove that they are trustworthy <----this is the problem, people believe what they see on TV and read on the internet.
 
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This threads going to go downhill sooooo fast.
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Good guy Amazon
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Amazon isn't a bad company.
I have no clue why Apple is in the top 5.

Interesting fact, if your computer dies due to humidity, because of Apple's case designs.
They won't cover/replace it.
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Amazon isn't a bad company.
I have no clue why Apple is in the top 5.

Interesting fact, if your computer dies due to humidity, because of Apple's case designs.
They won't cover/replace it.

Wouldn't any company take that position? They're not covering it because of the water damage.
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Wouldn't any company take that position? They're not covering it because of the water damage.

Its a flawed design, and most companies do cover it..
Apple could pay Asrock for the rights to their dehumidifier feature..

Also, you pay a huge premium on apple products, why shouldn't they?

Oh wait you have a macbook pro.stitchfacesmiley.png
Edited by Traphix - 2/13/13 at 12:25am
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Oh wait you have a macbook pro.stitchfacesmiley.png

Why wouldn't I? They've always been really reliable for me, if I ever run into an issue getting it fixed is beyond easy and I get a student discount. Also I like the build a lot.
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I want a cupcake... frown.gif
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Why wouldn't I? They've always been really reliable for me, if I ever run into an issue getting it fixed is beyond easy and I get a student discount. Also I like the build a lot.
I'm sorry, your macbook pro with 16gb comes in at $2400 *I'm assuming its a 15"*. I'd rather get a Sager with a tiny bit better cpu, GTX 680m, and same everything else, but a 1080p screen for $1600.
Which i'm sure you could get a student discount with.

If apple put a 680m or even a 660m in the macbook pro, it might actually be worth it (IMO) in combination with the 1440p screen. For the current price.

The fact that apple charges $200 for an extra 8gb of ram says loads about them as a company..
At least they don't make HDMI cables.
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First off, stop this. Right now. Just because you don't agree with someone doesn't mean you have to be a jerk about it. Besides, the pricing of a computer from Apple is not what this discussion is about.

I don't recall starting the arguement, you must not be talking to me.
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