Originally Posted by ConradJoe
But that would free up manufacturing capacity for Apple's competitors to use.
Better to discourage competition by using their market power to erect barriers to entry.
Exactly. Why spend money...
Originally Posted by matthawaii
A post from Feb 2008 asking for a mid-range tower.
We should call it 'Mac'
Mac Mini < Mac < Mac Pro
I was going to...
As many have said in this forum, Apple concentrates on the hardware. The iTunes store's sole purpose is to support and ad value to it's hardware, starting with the iPod. They didn't build the iPod to sell more (low profit) song, they...
Originally Posted by Jacksons
Yeah! Right! Apple never pressures suppliers.
Like others have said, yes, in a way they do. They tell their component suppliers that we want the finest you can make and the best price you can do...
Originally Posted by ALUOp
I don't understand why this is a news.
A person with little computer knowledge should know this from day 1.
It's two different architectures. That's also one of the reasons why Apple won't release MBA...
Originally Posted by mjtomlin
I was shocked that Apple sold almost as many iPads as RIM sold Blackberry phones !!!
Actually, this may have happened, because the 9.2 million iPads sold were for the Apri-June quarter, and this...
Originally Posted by island hermit
Apple can not have equal leverage if Android has already more than twice the market share of iOS. Apple, MS, RIM and others have spent big bucks already to ensure that Android is not free. Well,...
So Google is set to spend roughly one third of the cash they have on hand, to pay a 63% premium for a company that has been losing money, just so they can have the patents. Me thinks they would had fared better if they partnered with...