When I set up those two links, the price was $1769 for the Apple and $369 for the Acer. However, the specifications – other than operating systems – really tended to favor the Acer. Fit, finish, design and software? I’m sure that would tilt in favor of the Apple product. However, like that article points out, premium is what gets cut first.
There’s a constriction of available resources. Money’s tight.
A little net book makes sense. Not the fastest, but easy enough to carry around and with increasingly web-based material? Just plan easier for handling all the little chores. Bigger keyboard than a phone, too. Not that the functions vary much. Or the specifications.
Look around a piece of ground and the sky is hazy shade of winter.
Perhaps most telling, though, is the prevalence of iPhones at the Super Wal-Mart World. To some us, though, that’s also a sign of the apocalypse.