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Apr102009

Avoid the Apple Tax; Microsoft whitepaper

Microsoft sponsored a new whitepaper from Roger Kay of Endpoint Technologies. His paper shows the “Apple Tax” is the combination of what people pay up front when purchasing a Mac and what people pay over the life of their computer – the hidden tax. Part of his conclusion is, “Holding the price constant and examining specifications only serves to exaggerate the better deals on the Windows side.”

Tax form mockupBrandon builded a mock up tax form using Roger’s numbers that show the whopping difference this family would get purchasing Windows PCs over Macs: $3,367.

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