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"Apple has never really made much of an impact in the business world, where value for money and productivity count for more than stylish good looks (i.e. shiny white cases) and free movie making software.

"In part that's because PCs are far cheaper than Macs, and perhaps also because IT departments can choose the exact hardware specifications they need for end users' PCs . That's in stark contrast to the Orwellian, 1984-esque world of Apple, in which purchasers are forced to select from a severely limited range of options that Apple deigns to offer. In other words, IT departments running PCs can dare to be different, making up their own minds about the hardware they need for the job in hand instead of looking enviously at forbidden fruit while swallowing whatever Big Brother Apple decides to feed them."

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