[NTLK] FW: iFixit: Apple ¹ s Diabolical Plan to Screw Your iPhone

Dennis B. Swaney romad at aol.com
Sun Jan 23 13:33:21 EST 2011

On 22/01/11 20:38PST, Ed Kummel wrote:
> No vitriol, just an observation that when it comes to proprietary products, Apple places first and Sony is a close second! Every Apple device I've ever opened has had to have some special tool that, at the time I was trying to get the product open, was impossible to find in the public domain.
> And less we forget about the proprietary connectors? One only needs to look at our Newtons to see the result of a "one-off" interface connector and the availability of these connectors today! In the case of our Newtons, there isn't a work-around, and that's sad. I can only imagine the same happening with today's apple iPhones and iPads. I wonder if anyone has tried to acquire the female version of these interfaces?
> I guess my biggest bone to pick is that the impression here is that Apple is trying to create yet another forced standard down our throats in an attempt to gain market share...and that's wrong on all levels!
> Ed
> web/gadget guru

No one is FORCING you to use Apple products, Ed. I'm sure you'll be much 
happier with Windows running hardware.

Dennis B. Swaney

Newton MP 2100
iPhone 3GS

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