[OT] Apple at it again

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sat Feb 26 13:25:36 EST 2011


Why I pay more: The hardware and quality control is still superior and it's
easy to maintain the software and hardware....

On 25 February 2011 23:43, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 02/25/2011 11:08 PM, Colin Holgate wrote:
>
>> On Feb 25, 2011, at 3:55 PM, François Chaplais wrote:
>>
>>  oh, and the new camera on the iPad 2 will see through people's clothes.
>>>>
>>> Yes, but unfortunately only the front side camera does that, so you'd be
>> looking at yourself.
>>
>
> Well; it does, increasingly, look like a case of the Emperor's new clothes;
> or, put
> it another way; why pay such a lot for Apple products when one can buy
> stuff that
> does the same for cheaper? As time goes on, and I become more and more
> comfortable
> with Linux I must say I wonder who is wearing the clothes and who is
> strutting down
> the main street "in the all-together" crowing like a cock on a dunghill";
> but then that only
> really means that I am starting to feel about Apple the way I've always
> felt about
> Microsoft. I also, blame Apple and Microsoft for stifling RISC OS, which
> was, once-upon-a-time,
> a better OS than either Apple's or Microsoft's.
>
> The main thing that annoys me (pace Richard Stallman) is that when I buy an
> Apple or Microsoft
> product I find myself tied up with EULA's; never having been terribly fond
> of bondage . . .  :)
>
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