Apple's desire to shore up its bottom line is resulting in some Microsoftian, annoying tactics, Alex Salkever, technology editor for BusinessWeek Online, writes in the latest Byte of the Apple column at Business Week Online . (Regular "Byte of the Apple" columnist Charles Haddad is on temporary leave.)
Salkever says that once upon a time, buying a Mac was worry and hassle-free and that the overall cost of owning an Apple system was low. No more. The hassle factor has been upped in the following ways, Salkever opines:
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