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Apple Cult -- All Just Vacuous Branding?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Pangur Bán, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. cardgame

    cardgame Obsessively Opposed to the Typical

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    A lot of Apple PCs come loaded with Office, while very few if any Windows machines do anymore.

    It makes perfect sense, but it's still kind of ironic.
     
  2. caketastydelish

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    Really? Most of the PC users I know have office on their PC, and I don't have Office on my iMac... I use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

    I would like to see an actual chart that shows the percentage of PC users with office versus the Mac.
     
  3. cardgame

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    Sure a lot of Windows machines have Office, but do they come with it out of the box? That's the distinction I'm trying to draw.
     
  4. caketastydelish

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    I was not aware that Macs come with Office out of the box. Mine certainly didn't. And I fail to see a significant difference between people having office pre installed on their computer and people buying office as soon as they buy the computer (which is almost always the case)
     
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    Piracy isn't really an issue if it comes with the computer.
     
  6. Oerdin

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    The only thing Apple does well is design for the GUI and the things which customers can see and feel while the actual guts inside tend to be a generation or more out of date with worse specs than the competition. It's the triumph of style and marketing over substance.
     
  7. Tycho Brahe

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    I don't think you're an idiot because you want technology that "just works".

    I want a car that "just starts".
     
  8. Zelig

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    None of that is accurate for their software.
     

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