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    News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    Market researcher iSuppli has published an estimated BoM for the new tablet and it?s looking good for Apple.
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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    So basically, they gouge you more and more at the increasing price points.

    What s surprise!

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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    no mention of the vast amount of money spent on dev work then?

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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    they didn't factor in the apple tax

    http://sampadswain.com/wp-content/up...apple-tax1.jpg

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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    At the end of the day, Apple are just doing good business (for them), & any manufacturer in their position would do the same. If the people that buy their products were suitably outraged by these figures, which come as no surprise to most, then they'd boycott the product... but they don't & won't.

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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    no mention of the vast amount of money spent on dev work then?
    Yes taking an off the shelf CPU design, off the shelf GPU design, using no doubt the specification implementation of all the interconnects, taking a rather old hat off the shelf TFT.............

    Massive.
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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    Yes taking an off the shelf CPU design, off the shelf GPU design, using no doubt the specification implementation of all the interconnects, taking a rather old hat off the shelf TFT.............

    Massive.
    Your missing some..... the OS off the ipod touch/phone, the design from the ipod touch/phone, the time taken to edit all software for it to be compatable... oh wait thats already done .


    Not saying high margins are bad at all, hats off to Apple they seem to make the majority pay for things they either dont need or are overpriced. However Apple is directly affecting my life as loads of my mates are apple fans and try and diss me for not getting apple, although atleast my stuff doesnt break within a year or have poor quality in comparison .
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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    no mention of the vast amount of money spent on dev work then?
    The dev work to get 64GB version rather than a 32GB version working?

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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    Nice to see some healthy Apple bashing going on... well deserved too.

    Just going to copy this link to an Apple is Rubbish text file. I doubt it would do anything to convince Apple customers, they seem so brainwashed by adverts I don't think they are sane any more, but at least I can now ask "why they bother paying 25-50% more for a product with an Apple logo on?" and have a lovely thread + article to provide "proof".

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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    Oh stop moaning and go buy some apple stock, you might get some of your money back.
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    Re: News - What the iPad costs Apple to make

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    no mention of the vast amount of money spent on dev work then?
    what do you mean how they managed to superglue 4 iphones together?

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