Linked: “The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing”

via Above Avalon: Redefining Luxury Apple’s pricing strategy is ultimately about bringing new users into the Apple ecosystem. While the iPhone remains the most effective tool for accomplishing this, Apple wearables will increasingly represent another new user tool at management’s disposal. It may be difficult to believe, but AirPods likely represent the first Apple product …

Linked: An oral history of ‘Get a Mac,’

via Campaign Live: (pt 1), (pt 2) Jason Sperling: I think Steve loved it because he finally had a way to say all these things that were bothering him. Truthfully, he was like, “Why is it that people are using PCs? They’re fucking horrible computers. This makes no sense to me.” Who knows what kind …

Linked: “Netflix’s DVD Subscription Is Still Great, Dammit”

via Medium: I pay for cable and Netflix. I, ahem, “have access” to Amazon Prime and the quartet of premium cable movies channels (HBO/Starz/Cinemax/Showtime). There’s probably a Redbox on my porch fully loaded with copies of Trolls. Hulu’s library is garbage; nobody needs Hulu. Yet the best content* service in my life is Netflix’s DVD-by-mail …