Did Microsoft also make the machines that could only run their software? No, it was on a machine you could even build yourself. I know, because I HAVE. And if I can build a PC ANYONE CAN, because I'm a technological retard.
Does Microsoft train their consumers to be a cult? And did Jobs ever support cancer and AIDS research or try to improve sanitation for the Third World(I've worked for institutions that have gotten grants that saved lives from Bill & Melinda Gates), or is he the one that actually bragged about never giving money to charity and spent years trying to deny his own daughter, and culminated in thinking he could wish his cancer away, only getting treatment when it was too late?
And frankly, good. He was a disgusting marketing scumbag who, by the way, never designed a thing or wrote a line of code in his fucking life. And what does Apple do when faced with competition? The same as MS did. But even more vindictively. At least MS would try to buy them out often. Apple simply wants to crush them.
And the monopolistic behavior that MS got pinned on wasn't even that. It was forcing IE on your desktop. Let me ask you this: when you chose to use Netscape back then instead, or Firefox later or Chrome, did you have ANY PROBLEM ignoring IE?
At the least, you cannot claim Apple is any better than MS, and in many ways they're far worse. And if you think Samsung and Android is where Apple is going to stop, you're an idiot. They're going to proceed from here to try to wipe out any Smartphone but theirs.
It's funny to me Apple cultists are also the ones who claim to otherwise support open-source software, and that information should be free. Except when it comes to your favorite corporation. I have never and will never own an Apple product because I will not touch technology I can't modify myself, and if by the time I get a cell(that's right, I still don't own one) the only ones left are iPhones, then I guess I'll never have a cell ever. Because I will not give Apple a dime of my money, nor should you, iSheep.
Or is your ego flattered by their calling it a "Genius Bar?" Of course they think if you buy their expensive shit, you're a "genius." How much more pathetically brainwashed a consumer could you be?
So Apple cultists: shut the fuck up and admit you just like thinking of yourself as part of an elitist club. 'Kay? ___________________
"Eternity in the company of Beelzebub, and all of his hellish instruments of death, will be a picnic compared to five minutes with me & this pencil." --E. Blackadder, 1789 Questionable
words & pictures from John Linton Roberson