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SpamSandwich said:Every time someone posts “Apple Glass” (a name Apple would NEVER use) my eyes roll up and I sigh heavily.
I’m not a developer and don’t really understand the implications for the end user. For example, if I have a complex video that requires heavy computing power to render, will it help me directly? Can I render across 10 machines rather than the one sitting in front of me to reduce the time to finish significantly?Is this something the software developers build into the software; like a switch users could trigger through clicking an option to allow access to a pipeline to cloud services which allow the spread of computations simultaneously across multiple cloud-based computers?
apple ][ said:If anybody thinks that it's priced too high or they can't afford it or they don't think it's worth it or whatever other reason they might have, then don't buy it.However, there does come a point when a price is universally considered too high, I reckon.If the keyboard - a keyboard, albeit on a pivoting arm - was $999 would there be some people who think it represented good reasonable value? How about $1,499? What is the ‘taking the piss’ point for a keyboard with trackpad? $99? $199? $299, $349 ... for a keyboard & trackpad ... albeit a ‘magic*’ one?* ‘Magic’ - how embarrassing is that? I can’t believe Apple marketing ever pushed that, and can’t believe it’s been in use for so long.
So 100% of my computing is on five-year old hardware that has performed faultlessly for the duration, is on a current OS, and shows no sign of running out of steam. I wonder how many users rocking other platforms can say that?
Yes, it’s a good thing for Apple they’ve developed their Services offerings, 😂I recall many years ago Apple had an Italian heading the European operation. He was prescient and quoted saying that the operating system of the future was effectively the Web browser - that’s what people would use primarily. I’m not sure Apple were very pleased with that. He was sacked shortly thereafter.My ancient MacBook runs a Safari and Chrome web browser just fine and those ARE my primary applications.