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Proprietary Tax Makes Linux $1000 Less Expensive Than Mac, Windows

Apr 21, 2009, 23:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"Right about now you're thinking about checking the source, right? I already said it comes the IMTSUF - The I'm Making This S**t Up Foundation. Haven't you heard of them?

"Well, apparently you have, because Microsoft and CNBC (???) are having a battle over the so-called "hidden costs" of owning a Mac or PC. To give you an example, Microsoft claims that an average family will need, in addition to two other computers and many accessories, a Mac Pro, a Mobile Me family pack, (in a few years) an iLife upgrade, and so on , but if you are on the PC side you don't need any software, since you have older copies. CNBC, on the other hand, apparently believes that Macs come with Photoshop and PCs always require a Geek Squad visit. Sorry, iPhoto != Photoshop."

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