quote: Rumors and speculation? How can the same not be said for any other company that can, and does?
quote: Point 1 is what's driving the entire smartphone market, and not raw specs like your average DT reader would think.
quote: Point iii is a silly one. Most people buying Apple probably aren't too concerned with upgrades. If they are, they find out how to do it themselves when possible. Is that not the point of DIY? Isn't that what all OEM's do with upgrades, huge markups?...
quote: Apple is certainly not the only company that likes to exploit workers. Also, since Foxconn supplies parts for many other large companies, does the company only exploit the workers making products for Apple?
quote: Quite complex, which is why I don't understand the point in arguing that Apple may be getting away with more than others. Why single them out over and over again, as opposed to actually going at the root of the problem?