Source: Display Search Blog
quote: Remember, this is not something that consumers are being forced to pay. They are dipping willingly into their own pockets, because they're essentially slaves to the devices.
quote: "With my MacBook, iPad and iPhone, everything is linked," says Martorana, who laments that Apple products are so popular that they never seem to go on sale. "All of my music and photos are in their iCloud. So I don't know if I'd even be able to switch to another product, even if I wanted to. Apple definitely has its hooks in me."
quote: So the real issue is that no competitor has stepped up to free these people
quote: You're fighting upstream until you can replace the Apple ecosystem with something cheaper.
quote: Nice to see that they opened 2 stores in China to handle the massive lines of fanatics waiting to get their hands on the iPhone 5. Oh wait, a total of 1 (ONE) person was waiting in "line" for the stores to open it today to purchase one.