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Apple Emerges Victorious Against Psystar, But Have They Really Triumphed? (UPDATED)

Is Mac for you?

  • I'm happy with Windows

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    Votes: 2 2.7%
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psystar are a bunch of noobs who are bilking the apple brand for profit. they can't come up with their own OS or their own design so they rip off apple's. glad they got shut down. seeya later, losers.
 
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I agree Rhino. Psystar was piggybacking on Apples' invention, and the OS is what makes the Apple experience unique. Instead of coming up with their own solution, they decide to steal what it tok the hard working developers at Apple to come up with.

Shame, shame.
 
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I agree Rhino. Psystar was piggybacking on Apples' invention, and the OS is what makes the Apple experience unique. Instead of coming up with their own solution, they decide to steal what it tok the hard working developers at Apple to come up with.

Shame, shame.
I agree :)

Unfortunately, Apple haters gonna hate.
 
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#79
I hate Apple. Just sayin'.

Well, not hate. I wish they'd sell OSX for other platforms and all the handset manufacturers would quit suing the shit out of each other and innovate.
 

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apple has more cash than the US government because it innovates the balls off of products and strictly controls those products. if you let some brainless dicknobs from psystar steal their branding then that opens the door for companies like microsoft and samsung to rip off the entire design and put osx on their systems. that would destroy apple. psystar sucks and im glad apple won the suit.
 
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Your in a small minority on that.
maybe on tpu, but not in the real world. tpu is the minority when it comes to most things relating to the real world. :cool:
 
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maybe on tpu, but not in the real world. tpu is the minority when it comes to most things relating to the real world. :cool:
so leave . . . . ;)

Why diss the site ?
 
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#84
Your in a small minority on that.
I disagree. If he were a minority, then attacking him would be a hate crime. I would like to keep the option of punching his mouth in the open while not making it an out and out felony.
 
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I disagree. If he were a minority, then attacking him would be a hate crime. I would like to keep the option of punching his mouth in the open while not making it an out and out felony.
obvious troll is obvious :shadedshu

and now the thread crapping starts
 
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#86
Not trolling :)

If I may be so bold as to translate Rhino's meaning.

This is a forum for PC enthusiasts, who build and overclock their own systems. Apples' products aren't aimed at me or you. The mainstream forum member hates Apple, it's products and its business structure. Meanwhile in mainstream America, Apple is gaining ground among the masses.

He didn't dis TPU.
 

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so leave . . . . ;)

Why diss the site ?
no dissing the site, just pointing out the obvious. i love tpu, but most of the time the opinions on here are off base.

obvious troll is obvious :shadedshu

and now the thread crapping starts
the thread crapping started in the OP. in fact, the OP is practically a flame. we have shut down threads for much less because we know these types of threads always lead to problems. if this wasn't "news" it would be gone.
 
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no dissing the site, just pointing out the obvious. i love tpu, but most of the time the opinions on here are off base.
In your opinion not in fact. :D
 
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His opinion is fact in this case.
Proof? Source ?

Can't be proven, agree to disagree and move on.

Btw not much inovative about putting a fancy skin on unix.
 
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no dissing the site, just pointing out the obvious. i love tpu, but most of the time the opinions on here are off base.
The proof.
 
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I thought we were arguing about Apple's OS not Easy Rhino's posts :confused:
 
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Apple Emerges Victorious Against
A) People liking them.
B) Showing users they care.
C) Not being the dick that fucks your ass.
D) All of the above.



Mac is a religion. It has been scientifically proven.
Macs get hacked first, its just that no one wants to steal the first three sentences of your novel you have been working on for the last three years.
Every Mac users I have ever seen stands around like a dog waiting to be pet for having a toy.
Ipad, I wish my Iphone were too big for my pocket and couldn't make calls.
Iphone, its the best, and if they make better we will sue them!!!!!
Itunes, prepare to be a human centipad.
Mac airbook, sure its thin, disregard that laptop IBM made that has more features for less money. Accessories that you have to pay extra for makes them extra special.
Mac, we have all sorts of great games. Like.....once you bootcamp it.

End of discussion.


apple has more cash than the US government because it innovates the balls off of products and strictly controls those products. if you let some brainless dicknobs from psystar steal their branding then that opens the door for companies like microsoft and samsung to rip off the entire design and put osx on their systems. that would destroy apple. psystar sucks and im glad apple won the suit.
Apple has more money than the government as it drives workers to suicide in sweatshop like conditions. If we eliminated all the government jobs the same way we would be fine.
 
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#95
look it is really this simple... People who buy Apple products are not members of a cult, a religion, they are not elitists they are just consumers.

Look around you at the people here who buy Intel over AMD, or Nvidia over ATI, or Kingson over Corsair, or Asus over Gigabyte, and so on. People have a right to choose what they want to buy with their own money and YOU should not be the one to decide why. The person buying one product over another is not inferior or superior based on the choice they make. The product itself may be inferior based on some comparison with a competing alternative, that video card might be better in 4 out of 8 games but those 4 might be the games you play. That cpu might be faster overall, but it costs too much or it consumes too much power/produces too much heat. That phone might have the performance and the battery life, but it is made of plastic instead of aluminum. It uses glass on the front and back which scratches easily. Or doesnt do LTE. Yes these factors can all be weighted against an alternative product that is or is not superior.

But the person buying them should not be labeled as one thing or another because they have a right to buy what they want.

Through out this whole topic the arguments about value or quality have been brought up and discussed. The facts are simple in that for instance, the 27" imac is a good product for its class because no other all in one offers what it offers today. It may not fit your needs but that doesn't mean it is an inferior product. And someone who buys one because it fits their needs, isn't inferior to you who built your own.

Stop being judgmental pricks and let people spend their money how they want. I am "clearly" and apple "fanboy", who owns an ipad, an iphone, and a macbook air. Go ahead and ignore my windows PC specs on the left there. Go ahead and ignore the half a dozen touchpads I bought. Ignore the Droid I gave to my brother in law after using for a while. Ignore samsung and archos tablets I also own. Clearly I just buy these things to cover up my apple fanboyism. It has nothing to do with me wanting to use competing products and make up my own mind which I want to keep, no I just bought them because you'll think I'm cooler for having a galaxy tab instead of an ipad.
 
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#96
Some people just don't get it: whatever you do in life there's always someone looking down on you.

You probably think because you know computers, you are awesome. But then you find out you're considered to be a retard by soap enthusiasts for buying soap bars based on hearsay and advertisements.
 
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apple has more cash than the US government because it innovates the balls off of products and strictly controls those products. if you let some brainless dicknobs from psystar steal their branding then that opens the door for companies like microsoft and samsung to rip off the entire design and put osx on their systems. that would destroy apple. psystar sucks and im glad apple won the suit.
Then why would they not allow people to build there own Mac? Much like MS allows people to build there own Windows PC.

I'll tell you why, because then they would loose all that revenue they gain from doing repairs from the poor schmucks that have no where else to go. Like only taking a car to have a service at the company dealers for double the price.

They know that if they let people loose with their products their revenue would plummet. Imagine how much money they would lose if anyone could replace the battery on the iPod etc.
 
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Then why would they not allow people to build there own Mac? Much like MS allows people to build there own Windows PC.

I'll tell you why, because then they would loose all that revenue they gain from doing repairs from the poor schmucks that have no where else to go. Like only taking a car to have a service at the company dealers for double the price.

They know that if they let people loose with their products their revenue would plummet. Imagine how much money they would lose if anyone could replace the battery on the iPod etc.
It does, however, guarantee that their products are always up to their standards :p

Apple is made for people who want low-hassle pre-built equipment (that looks good). This also means they are a bit more limited in functionality and they can charge more as well.
 
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It does, however, guarantee that their products are always up to their standards :p

Apple is made for people who want low-hassle pre-built equipment (that looks good). This also means they are a bit more limited in functionality and they can charge more as well.
I do not disagree with you, and I personally have nothing against Apple. Doesn't mean I will go out of my way to purchase one of their products though. Unless I get it gifted to me, or they sort out iTunes, I wont have anything Apple made.
 
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