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In average Apple users are more intelligent then other user. Linux>Apple>Microsoft.
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Read this and had to sit for 15 minutes to stop laughing biggrin.gif
post #192 of 268
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This is one of those things I should have known, derp. I fear my Subaru gauges are too simplistic and probably omits this hah, I'll have to check in the morning.

If it doesn't have an arrow, it'll at least have the gas pump symbol. That shows you which way the pump should be facing when you pull up to it.
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Apple users aren't as tech savvy in general though, otherwise they wouldn't buy overpriced Macs in the first place. smile.gif

My friend has a Mac mini, and thinks it's better than my computer, simply because it's Apple. While it has a dual core and 4 GB RAM.

If only there was a PC manufacture that had the build quality and warranty support that apple tends to have. Mac Mini is not really a good example though.
 
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If only there was a PC manufacture that had the build quality and warranty support that apple tends to have. Mac Mini is not really a good example though.

Microsoft Surface. They have the Tablets to Match iPad, iPad Pro, and now Laptop to match Macbook. Soon people will switch from Macbook to Surface. Microsoft support is that good i did not believe it.
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Apple products are great. If you look at their products and compare them apple-to-apples (no pun intended) to the composition their prices are fairly competitive. For example, a mac book runs about 1200 and has all of the features of similarly priced ultra books. The macbook airs are right in line price wise with similar 11 inch ultra mobile devices. For my own part, i have been looking for a laptop with a quad core CPU and the mac book pro is the only model I can find anywhere that advertises more than a 2 hour battery life (mac book pro claims 9 hours - on a quad core with dedicated GPU).

Most of the apple bashing, in my opinion, is immature and unfounded. All their products have great build quality, have great warranties, and look and feel really nice to use. Apple is undoubtedly a leader in the premium mobile space.

They do tend to charge way to much for accessories though mad.gif.

That being said, this thread is about the magic mouse, where most of the criticism is pretty well warranted. If it weren't for the sleek aesthetic and the apple logo nobody would buy this; it's just plain terrible.
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Well IMHO I didn't really think hardware is the problem (Sony does the same premium bit), its that Apple has traditionally been very good at making Intel look bad when it needs to encourage people to upgrade.

But I suppose if a dev house buys Mac Minis instead of PowerMacs or iMacs for development, they get what they pay for.

Back on topic tho, the only problem I've ever had with the Magic Mouse is the mouse button thingy, and of course it isn't going to be fixed due to aesthetics. Granted its an improvement from... not even having a right click at all, but still.
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They do tend to charge way to much for accessories though mad.gif.

You know what? If it has that stupid "unauthorized charging cable" protection thingy.... >_<'
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Apple products are great. If you look at their products and compare them apple-to-apples (no pun intended) to the composition their prices are fairly competitive. For example, a mac book runs about 1200 and has all of the features of similarly priced ultra books. The macbook airs are right in line price wise with similar 11 inch ultra mobile devices. For my own part, i have been looking for a laptop with a quad core CPU and the mac book pro is the only model I can find anywhere that advertises more than a 2 hour battery life (mac book pro claims 9 hours - on a quad core with dedicated GPU).

Most of the apple bashing, in my opinion, is immature and unfounded. All their products have great build quality, have great warranties, and look and feel really nice to use. Apple is undoubtedly a leader in the premium mobile space.

They do tend to charge way to much for accessories though mad.gif.

That being said, this thread is about the magic mouse, where most of the criticism is pretty well warranted. If it weren't for the sleek aesthetic and the apple logo nobody would buy this; it's just plain terrible.

Think the biggest problem with Apple products in general is they are expensive even used. I could buy a Samsung High end IVY Ultra Book for $330 which the same config was $1000+ new. A Macbook would cost at least $700 with same config. Same goes with iPhones.
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The resale value of items is directly set by consumers. Apple can hardly be blamed for their products retaining high value in the second hand market.
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Marketing folks. Apple holds some responsibility for perceived value.
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or how about putting the connection at the front like a wired mouse so if the battery is low you can plug it in and still use it

derp #dont_buy_this_crap
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