Wow, so HALF of an unspecified number of people downed their iPhones and Android plastic pieces of crap and converted to the new Blackberry.
So using Algebra:
Find X to see if Blackberry will still be here in 2014.
Well, at least the cheaper material cost, money saved not fitting a drive, reduction in shipping costs and the natural reduction in the price of RAM is passed down to the buyer ¡ That way we can put that saving towards the extra DVD drive and the extortionate prices they are charging for their SSD upgrades.
Apple use to be a communist state with an angry dictator telling people his radical thoughts and what he wanted, that worked really well for them and us.
Apple now is just a bunch of "do nothing" leaders who who care too much about what people think. Every now and then they might go and walk around the offices and ask if anyone has thought of any good ideas for products before going back into a meeting about how to make people like them.
It wouldn't be hard for Apple to make something like this, licence it or buy the company.
When SIRI came out I emailed Apple saying it'd be a perfect add on.
"what band is this"
"what track is this"
"what album is this from"
Siri could find it and ask if you want to download the track or album and take you to the iTunes store ready to buy.
Some people waited so long for an update, they would swallow anything and did. I was waiting for the update with money in hand but shied away when I saw what they had done. I understand that not everyone needs a DVD drive. Personally I do. No one needed the iMac to be thinner. I'm now torn between picking up the previous 27", discounted with all the bells and whistles or waiting to see what the next iMac update will bring to see if it will make it worth getting...