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razorpit said:jabohn said:I miss when AppleInsider would do their live blog. I checked back here again this time to see if it's back, but I guess I'm going to another site again.Our lunch got eaten by a combination of Apple making it so easy to stream (doubly this year with the Youtube version) and much larger publications covering the same exact material. We do have Dan out at the event to report, get hands on, and capture photos and videos. We will just be making lots of posts = PIf you aren't able to do video because you're at work or something and you need that real-ish-time feed, you should check out our twitter account.
The enthusiasts complaining about this machine are justified. The people pointing out that this machine is for an extremely niche and specific market are also correct.IMO Apple messed up here, and they're going to get a lot of crap for it. This is a form factor that could, and should, have scaled to make multiple market segments happy. Instead Apple went as far to the extreme end as they could, to the exclusion of the middle road, and completely priced out individuals.The enthusiasts just wanted an expandable i7 with like 16-64GB of RAM and a good GPU they could upgrade. That should have been possible with this design.Feels like a swing and a miss to me. Apple is either completely out of touch with the enthusiast market, or it might be time for the enthusiast market to give up on Apple. I think they probably sold a fair amount of PCs today.Also, I know it's personal preference but man is that thing ugly. Can Ive stop trying to make every Apple product look like a Braun appliance from the 60s and 70s?
irnchriz said:I don’t see what Apples issue is here, steam link is a remote stream of steam on your PC/Mac, they should block every Remote Desktop or VNC app as I can buy stuff using my remote connection via the app and Apple don’t get a penny.It's clearly with the storefront. Moonilight, an app that is hilariously similar, has been around for a while without any problems. It could be that it's just too small to get noticed, but the smart money is Apple's problem is with the accessibility to Steam's storefront (even if direct-purchasing was disabled).
randominternetperson said:What does "warmth" sound like? Can someone translate that to other adjectives?'Warm' sound has a bias towards the mid-to-lower end of the spectrum. Generally emphasis is placed on vocals and bass and higher frequencies are muddied a little to create a more 'pleasant' sound.Technically Beats are 'warm' headphones, but they're on the extreme end of the spectrum because of just how much they prioritize bass.For reference (because this stuff can be confusing when read):