[LINK] Steve Jobs: Great unwashed don't need PCs
Michael Skeggs firstname.lastname@example.org
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Thu Jun 3 12:27:48 EST 2010
On 3 June 2010 12:14, Ivan Trundle <ivan at itrundle.com> wrote:
>I have no interest in controlling how my car or fridge works,
I bet you do, actually. A lot of new cars require dealer servicing as
the equipment to repair them is proprietary and very expensive - so
you can't use your local, trusted mechanic.
Closed computer platforms, which can drastically cut support costs
have the disadvantages that come with ceding control - restrictions on
software, increased costs etc.
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