Ap­ple knows best (or so it would have you be­lieve)

Macworld (USA) - - Contents - BY DAN MOREN

If there’s one phi­los­o­phy that seems to ex­em­plify the vast ma­jor­ity of de­ci­sions that Ap­ple has made about its prod­ucts, it’s this: “We know best.” Now, I get it. That’s kind of the up­side of hav­ing a benev­o­lent dic­ta­tor: de­ci­sions get made for you, and you don’t have to worry your­self about mak­ing the right ones. Of course, the down­side to a benev­o­lent dic­ta­tor is that they’re still, fun­da­men­tally, a dic­ta­tor.

Ap­ple’s taken its fair share of back­lash over these kind of high-level de­ci­sions through­out the years, and the lat­est firestorm is about the com­pany’s de­ci­sion to make the trade-off of bat­tery life ver­sus per­for­mance in older iphones. Whether or not the com­pany is right to have cho­sen

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