Everybody knows Jobs was a control freak but as said, if its a control freak who cares that my computer runs optimal then why would I care? Thats my point. Jobs wanted to make the best OS, phone w/e. Gates just wanted to be the #1 OS by all means. Obviously the better software results from the former approach and I'd also trust it more in general.
Apple should apologize and accept the responsibility and pay back any loss. They would expect that if the roles were reversed.
Lol, no not really. They write their own drivers, remember? And responsibility/loss is hard to frame, every software/hardware sold says its not responsible in the fine print. They do care about issues and adapt the rules all the time but obviously they also care about their values.
They're learning to let go. It's a slow process, but hopefully you guys will harvest the fruit of that.
Let go of what? If it wasn't for iPhone apple would still be an underdog. Nobody cared about their ways before they got big with the phone. Mac users could happily use their machines without random people on the street starting to ridicule them for being "disciples" or paying too much.
Also, there is a whole lot more resources available to fix (and break) Windows. So, in the end, it comes down to readily available information, and the dissemination of information. In other words, it's a whole lot easier to find info on how to "break" your windows than it is for the Mac. Besides, being more expensive, this means less kids experimenting...
My point exactly. I would not buy any device where people consider it normal that you have to open and rewire it all the time to work properly, I mean what the fuck? And ofc you can break a mac by randomly pulling wires (like really command line ugly stuffs) but like you say if its not common to do that and there is no UI options for such killswitch-prone shit then it simply won't happen as often.
Again, I am not trying to explain away the rightful space for PC's in this market but you still seem to try to do so for macintoshes. I know for myself that there is a rightful place for these devices (with the price, rigid control and everything) because I am part of that market and I don't lie in my own pocket about how well my computers really support my constructivity instead of hindering it. And note I actually do use macs and didn't just look at one at work for five minutes getting annoyed I don't find the "@". All PC users complaining about macs really just complain that there is macs at all and that they have to cope with the fact that it might mean theres a better option than the one they chose.