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Apple Oddities

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Just to report some oddities about Apple I stumbled upon today:

  • Portuguese Apple store oddities

Although I am very happy to finally see the opening of the Portuguese apple store online, I must say two things:

WE ARE NOT SPANISH!!! Half of the store, including many product descriptions, are in pure plain Spanish. If it was Microsoft everyone would be talking. SHAME ON YOU APPLE!

– Today I went to the store trying to buy a Mini-DVI to VGA adapter (yes, you have to buy it separately). I was surprised when the product description said “free shipping” (in Portuguese). I didn’t look back, I really need the adapter! So I clicked in the product, it was added to my cart, and when I went to checkout I have a beautiful message “You have to buy another 81€ to have free shipping”. THEY LIED TO ME!! ARRRRRRRGHHHH……

  • Mac OS Leopard

Now that the hype is settling, I decided that I should try Leopard, just to see if it was a good step forward. Unfortunately I work everyday with a Mac fan (you can’t imagine my suffering) that installed Leopard the first day it was out. He is having random problems like every day, it seems that the SO isn’t ready for production yet.

Then I just found this article.

So Vista seems a big disappointment for Microsoft. Is Leopard in the same situation for Apple?

(Linux! Linux! Linux!) :-)