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Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« on: June 13, 2019, 09:25:48 am »
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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 10:24:38 am »
$999 for a monitor stand aint so bad remember this is no ordinary monitor stand it's an Apple monitor stand for a $5000 monitor, comes with an Apple logo custom designed for idiots Apple enthusiasts with a over inflated ego sense of style, personally I think it makes the iPhone X look way underpriced

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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 06:29:07 pm »
I had to click on this because of the title. That was hilarious. :))

One of my buddies at work (a fellow nerd) and I have been discussing that stupid stand. It makes no sense whatsoever.

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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2019, 06:55:15 pm »
I've watched it half a dozen times now and it still makes me laugh :))
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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2019, 06:59:07 pm »
I'm up to 3 times. :D

Who needs to pay rent when you have a beautiful stand. :))

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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2019, 07:02:31 pm »
LOL :))

And he said it with a straight face, like the world was waiting for this...
(is my current favourite line .. thought it's a toss-up with "people can even choose to finance it through the Apple website, only 29%")
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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 07:20:16 pm »
A stand that is worth a few dollars in scrap metal!

That's probably my favorite. :D Well, that and:

Now you can get an ugly ass stand for the price of a used car.
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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2019, 08:15:44 pm »
I love this one:


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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2019, 08:24:23 am »
Hey it's shiny, and it's straight :)
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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2019, 08:37:13 am »
Deal of the century.

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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2019, 08:37:47 pm »
Part of me wonders what the guy is really saying in the video that has them cracking up like that. (besides his infectious laughter) But, a bigger part of me doesn't give a crap because the subtitles are so funny. :))

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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2019, 04:31:24 am »
Dunno what the original was, but here's the same video from 4 years ago (different subtitles).

Apple Engineer Talks about the New 2015 Macbook

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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2019, 10:28:06 am »
Oh, good lord. They've been using this guy to make jabs at Apple for years.

Man, I hate YouTube. I couldn't even see the last few subtitles on that video because other garbage they want me to watch popped up on top of that video. Speaking of crappy features, I don't know why they thought that was a feature anybody wanted.  ::)

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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2019, 11:10:07 am »
Apple keeps stoking the fire.
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Re: Apple Engineer Explains $999 Mac Pro Stand
« Reply #14 on: June 15, 2019, 11:28:31 am »
I never said Apple didn't have it coming. Even looking at the current MacBooks, they're a joke.  They start at $1300 and you get one USB-C port and a headphone jack. Oh, and the USB-C is for charging, so you can't charge it and have something plugged in at the same time without a multi port adapter. They have crappy dual cores in them and that hideous 480p camera. For $1300+. You'd have to be out of your mind and have nothing but disposable income to buy one.

Then there are their Mac prices. Ugh. Even the "Mini" is overpriced. They start at $799 for a 3.6 GHz quad core i3, 8GB DDR4 and a whopping 128GB SSD. You don't even get a keyboard or mouse with the thing, much less a monitor. Then who knows what outrageous prices their Mac "Pro" will cost this fall, besides that hideous monitor stand for $1000. They've lost their minds. You can buy a pretty badass gaming computer for under $1000, dump Windows 10 off it and put Linux on it. (or dual boot) And, you get a keyboard and mouse with that.