How to avoid the Apple tax?

Brad Johnson lists at
Fri Aug 31 09:15:56 UTC 2007

> Excuse me, the only falsehoods here are from people who know nothing about
> law or manufacturing.  Apple is _still_ a hardware maker.  How has their
> status as a manufacturer changed by moving from a Motorola based platform
> to an Intel one?

It hasn't changed. Apple, now and before the platform switch, puts
commodity parts in a proprietary case just like Dell. What is odd is
people call Apple a "manufacturer" while calling Dell a "system
builder", go figure.


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