Things I really don’t get, part the 234,917th

Why people, when considering ditching an apple product, always seem to only think about doing so because they want to use another Apple product.

I mean, there are always1 alternatives, and better alternatives, to everything that Apple makes. So why bother paying the premium to get rid of one and replace it with another? Brand loyalty? Slavish devotion to the Cult of Jobs? I just don’t understand that.

1 – Well, I say “always”, sometimes the alternative comes along a little later. It took maybe six months before viable touch-screen alternatives to the iPhone came about; of course, non touch-screen alternatives had been about for years before said device.

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