Ok, I'm in for the Slashcott
DICE stooges will be by soon to pour hot grits down your underwear.
Yes. The parent company has some nerds in Beta that they are trying to shake the defects from.
In Soviet Russia, Beta loves you!
Ok, to be precise:
Neckbeards care about firewire interoperability and wouldn't buy a PC with a proprietary connector even if they don't actually use firewire
Apple fanbois, who for some reason might have been considering a Sony laptop instead of a Macbook despite their status as fanbois, might have cared. Or they might just have bought an adapter, which they are well used to doing.
Although I agree with you about not wanting to buy such a PC, it's mostly neckbeards who care about that kind of stuff.
For most consumers a PC is a disposable item they use for a year or two, and they don't know what a firewire is.
I think it would be more accurate to say, "another company ruined by the iPad"
Communism has always resulted in expansion of freedom and in no cases resembled a police state.
I don't see how this is different from warning people not to break other laws.
If I say to someone who is under investigation by law enforcement for trafficking narcotics "Hey, you shouldn't do that, you might get in trouble", am I committing a crime?
If my wife is driving and we are, unbeknownst to me, approaching a speed trap and I warn her to slow down, am I committing a crime?
If they pull me over for this, what do they charge me with?