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 Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  I like the space black stainless with space black metal band the best. Women who wear watches tend to have a couple.  The Apple watch can just be the sporty rather than dressy watch. While 4x has been a traditional spread it doesn't mean that 22x is somehow against Apple's culture.  As for the mac the desktop line has the biggest delta of $499 for the base Mini vs $9,599 for a fully kitted Mac Pro. 19x difference between the lowest...
 Grabbing one of the many calculators at random a person with a $25,000 USD net income is in the top 2% of wage earners in the world. http://www.globalrichlist.com The average household net-adjusted income per capita is $39,531 a year which is above the OECD average of $23,938 per year. http://www.oecdbetterlifeindex.org/countries/united-states/ Again, almost all Apple customers exist in the top 1-2% global category.  You may not feel rich but you are.  People spend...
 Good lord.  There is no problem.  USB-C supports native Displayport signals.  That means current DP->HDMI/HDCP conversions work in DP alt mode. "Along with utilizing USB lanes for DP lanes, the DP Alt Mode standard also includes provisions for reconfiguring the Type-C secondary bus (SBU) to carry the DisplayPort AUX channel. This half-duplex channel is normally used by DisplayPort devices to carry additional non-video data such as audio, EDID, HDCP, touchscreen data, MST...
 The display can power the computer. That 1 cable provides power from the display to the computer, display data to the display and 5 GB data transfer for the USB ports built into the display for secondary storage devices (flash sticks, etc).
 A) There is no known functional difference in the models.  There is actually no upsell unlike in Apple's computer product lines.B) It is not a goal of Apple to maximize inclusion and diversity or they would make lower tier products like netbooks in addition to $1200 ultrabooks.C) Almost all of Apple product owners are "wealthy" in comparison to the average global income.  The average income of adult Mac owners is $98,560.  33% of iPhone owners in the US make over $100K....
 No, you asked for "proof" and when it was stated by me that no proof was available but the consensus was 4.5W you started asking for some kind of detailed analysis.  If you disagree with the number find another.  More importantly it's a distraction from his primary point which is that they TDPs are very similar.  Not that the A8X is exactly 4.5W TDP.  I made no steadfast claim on the TDP of the A8X.  This is a lie.  There seems to be a trend in the way you "debate".  My...
 There's no need to defend the claim since its in the right ballpark when assessing the relative merits of A8X vs CoreM.  If you want to be a pedantic ass then he should rephrase his statement as "Huh? The Core M scores better and uses about the same power as the A8x all while running a much more powerful and versatile OS". ​Its your responsibility because you always ask for unavailable "proof".  The consensus is around 4.5W.  It is presented as an estimate and not as fast...
2014 total sales for the Apple App Store was around $14.3B.  Where do you get $34B?  70% -> devs = $10B, 30% to Apple = $4.3B. That's completely in line with a 50% increase over $10B in 2013 revenue since we're rounding quite a bit and they say "over X".  $15B revenues = $10.5B payout to devs and $4.5B revenues for Apple.
Why are you asking me an not readiing Anandtech or Ars to see why that's their estimate?  Do your own research. And why do you care anyway?  If it's below 4.5W its not going to be half.  That the A8X is faster and lower power than the K1 is believable.  That it's faster and half the power assumes some magic blue pixie dust being sprinkled at TSMC. A fanless Macbook with mostly Core i5 performance indicates that there's zero reason for Apple to go ARM for the Macs and...
 And the top end Macbook is 1.3 Ghz.  If you do the simple math the top end Macbook will perform more like the ASUS than the Lenovo. It should bench in pretty close the to 2015 MBA and the 2012 13" MBPr.
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