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I just dislike fanboys/girls and Apple has a lot of them. So it always feels triumphant to convert one.
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I like Apple for its boundary pushing and innovative products that nearly always start a new trend, or at least become the first successful products from that trend.

However, I dislike their overpriced, monopolistic approach to the industry.

I think one of the issues is that they want innovation only from themselves. Once they've released a platform, they seem to stifle any improvements attempted to be made from any users or third parties, which I dislike very much. Of course from a business approach it's sensible for them to do so, but they never strike me as a 'fair' company that's interested in more than their profits. (Yes, I know 99% of companies are like this, but at least others can pretend they care about their customers!)
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I like Apple for its boundary pushing and innovative products that nearly always start a new trend, or at least become the first successful products from that trend.

However, I dislike their overpriced, monopolistic approach to the industry.

I think one of the issues is that they want innovation only from themselves. Once they've released a platform, they seem to stifle any improvements attempted to be made from any users or third parties, which I dislike very much. Of course from a business approach it's sensible for them to do so, but they never strike me as a 'fair' company that's interested in more than their profits. (Yes, I know 99% of companies are like this, but at least others can pretend they care about their customers!)
i get everything except that last part... apple has one of the highest customer support scores out there
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