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Xiomi fires shots at Apple twice. Now the decision is which world power I want sucking up all my data.
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Without sounding like an Apple shill for working at the company.... Do you really want the Chinese Government having your datas? I say this because China owns part of every company within it... That is the reason I want nothing to do with companies like HTC or Xiaomi.
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It's the only reason I'm not going to buy one. Though I doubt the same point is valid for the laptop.
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Well not if I wipe the OS and put linux on it like I would.
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The point is valid for a laptop, but I still wouldn't put it past the Chinese to have some kind of hardware device in it, even though I know how paranoid that sounds....
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Yes, but the other alternatives is {insert country} corporations/government having my datas? I don't see the difference between US corporations or Chinese government having my datas. At the end of the day someone who I don't know and don't want to would want to end up having it. From a consumer standpoint I don't see the lesser evil in any case. For clarification; I'm all for more privacy and don't want random ass people having my information, but I wouldn't use Ron's reasoning and think the other alternatives are better and won't try to get it as well.
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Privacy is one of Apples major core values, but okay.
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Privacy for varying degrees of privacy. Google essentially keeps my data private too but it becomes pretty obvious that, although I am technically anonymous, I'm a product. It's indeed interesting how Google and Apple's uses differ. Apple surely has to be using this data for something somehow.
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I think internally using usage patterns for development (that you have to agree to when you set up a device) is a different beast than Alphabet using it for marketing.
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Re: the laptop though, 1080p display? Eww.
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Yeah that's about the only big negative of the laptop. Though I could pretty easily live with that for what I do.
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Not defending the stupid price points of Macs but retina displays have destroyed non high dpi screens on laptops for me xD
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