Valid reasons to hate Apple

category: residue [glöplog]
So to sum up:

Apple is successful because they've understood that to sell something usually ugly and geeky, they'd to turn it into something already familiar to the layman, like for example his washing machine, stereo hifi, as did Brawn.

Thus acceptance is far higher: mummy buys what she finds nice, PC weren't back in the days and dll not found messages or drivers updates required are still not to this day. Mummy wants a buy and use appliance not a space shuttle in his home, thus Apple produces this.

They use and created a nicely crafted GUI because that's what users use everyday for hours so it's important that it is both nice and ergonomic, they put a huge amount of nice fonts available straight with the OS for this too, don't put all the useless bloatware found on Windows sold at supermarkets (not enough as I don't require 100 languages installed, nor PPC code on an Intel Mac btw), put software to create of good enough quality art with and they ensure to keep anything useless for the layman out of the system and keep everything well organised to reduce as much as possible technical knowledge required to operate their systems.

Of course as no other manufacturer has not still been able to be logical enough to use or copy such a pragmatic approach, Apple with his defacto monopoly ask for a huge premium, this is why a monopoly is for anyway.

The Windows strategy is the opposite: lots of functions, lots of menus, lots of problems, worse quality ever and thus lots of services of support to sell to companies stuck with so many bugs to fix and parameters to set.

And as Apple got quite a lot of success with the iPhone and the iPad, they tend to became more and more arrogant and hypocrite, exploiting many chinese workers in the go as are the many U$ multinationals of the fascist empire the U$A is composed of.

So whereas it's Apple or not, it's business as usual, the U$ way.
I've bad news for you.
You are a mac fanboy.
Besides - no DirectX is also a major minus.
added on the 2012-06-01 16:39:56 by las las
did you know your buddy Steve wanted to call the iMac 'MacMan' at first? if you had any doubt about how TEH GHEY Apple products are, this must clearly convince you.
added on the 2012-06-01 17:38:14 by Maali Maali
PacMan = iPac ?
added on the 2012-06-01 19:15:28 by panic panic
does their opengl still drag its feet around like a zombie compared to windows version running on same machine?

and no directx also.

(and much much more, most of them already said)
added on the 2012-06-01 22:19:37 by leGend leGend
alter-native analysis is actually pretty good (but pure pc geek or fans wont approve that very much)
added on the 2012-06-01 23:08:07 by Tigrou Tigrou
I think that Bootcamp is 1 of the most app on Macs says it all really.
added on the 2012-06-01 23:34:09 by ringofyre ringofyre
– introduction of the word app to mean programm

on the other hand, i thought it was established, that some macs weren't indeed overpriced, i.e. the reason gloom, linus torwalds and many other nerds love the macboocs. are they all hipsters? there's still the ridiculously overpriced additions like more hdd capacity for $300
added on the 2012-06-04 02:34:10 by vectory vectory
SuperMan = iSuper ?
added on the 2012-06-04 03:06:19 by jeenio jeenio
David Bowies wife Iman = iI?
The Ilse of Man = The Isle of i?
added on the 2012-06-04 03:38:07 by ringofyre ringofyre
@ Vectory - but isn't it the wtf? that people will pay that price for the upgrade from the $49 hdd to the $59 one without question cause it's "a Mac"
Whereas a pc builder would probably haggle with the manufacturer outside the factory in Taiwan.
added on the 2012-06-04 03:41:32 by ringofyre ringofyre
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>people upset about Mac users/fanboys
>people upset that Apple products are expensive when there's no obligation to buy them
>people upset about Apple's marketing strategy

You've all got it wrong. It's very simple: when you buy Apple, you promote DRM. Apart from that I'm with Bon-Bon on this one.
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