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Well, think of it like this... Most of the world just wants things to work, I like to mess with things. Apple it for the rest of the world, PC is for the enthusiasts.
Please tell me you didn't just say one of apples many marketing gimmicks... Last I checked windows "works" just as well as OSX.
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"if Was a billionaire" Id donate a Toch-Screen Plant To the Linux community
Then they could sell screens to HP, Dell, Motorola, ECT and fund Ubuntu 11.04
"what up Opra"
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Well I suppose if Apple has the money and power to do this than power to them. Sucks for the rest of us that It'l make it harder to purchase other tablets at reasonable prices but I guess that's life.

On the other hand I don't really get apples' approach... Spend money attempting to prevent their competition from succeeding in lieu of spending money to better their own devices to compete with the competition?
no its spend the money so that they will have enough to make the millions and millions of devices they have on order
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That's why most old people have PC's?
Most business use PC's
Server MAC's ummm NO!
So wait, who is this "rest of the world" you speak of?

Dont get me wrong
the iphone was neeto
the ipad is very neeto

But paying more for a Apple product just because it is a Apple.
not so neeto!
Ipad is actually less expensive than most tablets.
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Ipad is actually less expensive than most tablets.
Read the post title and you you will know why

and that is the one exception to the rule.
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apple be using a big stick

rofl...win
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A company has a huge demand for their products so they stock up on raw materials, buy in bulk, and get a discount.

Am I supposed to be upset about this?

Blame Capitalism?
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Originally Posted by Phalanx1 View Post
A company has a huge demand for their products so they stock up on raw materials, buy in bulk, and get a discount.

Am I supposed to be upset about this?

Blame Capitalism?
exactly! its supply and demand

people want iDevices -> apple needs screens -> apple buys screens in bulk to save money

nothing wrong here, apple just keeping costs down
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post
Stupid Apple.

It's because of stuff like this, that I hate them so hard.
Exactly.
This is the NAND Flash that should be in our SSDs, not random people's useless iPads
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