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“Apple tax” Report Backfires on Microsoft

by David Brooks | 23.04.2009
Last week, Microsoft began flogging a report by an analyst whom the company had paid to document the “Apple tax” — the supposed difference in price paid by an all-Apple household versus an all-Microsoft household. The report claimed an all-Apple household’s costs would add up to an extra $3,367 over five years, which prompted Mac fans to dissect the report and highlight discrepancies between the two scenarios…read the rest here.