1000 Apple Mac Pro display stand sparks anger The ultimate middle finger

Mac Pro: Everything you need to know Jun 30 • iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas: How to download and install them now Apple touts the $999 stand’s ability to tilt, change height and rotate, but that’s not convincing general audiences the cost is justified. Unhappy techies took to Twitter to call the move greedy, sad and “the ultimate middle finger to any consumer that is seriously considering their machine.” Share your voice WWDC 2019 Jul 5 • RIP, iTunes. This is what happens to your Apple music now Preview • iPhone X: We’ve already got one. Here’s what it’s like. Now playing: Watch this: Tags Aug 19 • iOS 13 and iPadOS: How to join the beta, use the best new features on your iPhone and iPad CNET may get a commission from retail offers. See It Some weighed the cost of the stand against the price of Apple’s flagship iPhone. See It Those are some harsh words, but others took the time to crack wise about the cost instead. Video maker jacksfilms, who snarked on the $1,000 iPhone X in 2017, composed a lovely piano ballad comparing Apple with pricey fashion label Supreme. WWDC 2018: Everything from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 63 Photos Twitter isn’t the only internet hot spot for Apple-stand amusement. Reddit is on the case, too. Internetuser101 shared a photo of “the original $1,000 monitor stand,” which consists of a stack of very expensive textbooks with a laptop on top. Mentioned Above Apple iPhone X (64GB, Space Gray) $611 See it WWDC 2019 reading • $1,000 Apple Mac Pro display stand sparks anger: ‘The ultimate middle finger’ See It Originally published June 4.  Best Buy Apple iPhone X James Martin/CNET Apple fans are used to paying a premium price for design, cachet and performance. A Mac Pro for $5,999? You got it. The specs are amazing. Pro Display XDR for $4,999? Cool. That’s way cheaper than many high-end displays used for video. And $1,000 for the monitor stand? Hell no! Slow your roll, Apple!Even the Apple-loving crowd at Monday’s 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote seemed stunned by the premium price.  While the public seems to be rebelling against the monitor stand, it’s a good time to remember Apple’s expensive Mac Pro gear isn’t aimed at a general audience. It’s geared for people with high-end computing needs and the money to burn. But for $1,000, you could just hire someone to hold your monitor up for you.Apple’s big WWDC day inspired another set of wisecracks thanks to the updated design of the Mac Pro. It now looks more like a cheese grater than ever before.  The stand also earned a very popular post of a laughing Michael Jordan reaction GIF. $899 5:40 Review • iPhone X review: This iPhone XS predecessor is still a contender Apple: stand will go for $1000Me: pic.twitter.com/DlEVV4r7kF— edem Kumordjie (@TheRealEdem) June 3, 2019 Jun 14 • Apple Music vs. Apple Podcast vs. Apple TV: What’s the difference? $899 Twitter user edem Kumordjie decided there had to be a better way to mount the monitor and suggested a DIY effort involving lots and lots of tape. $949 • The pro stand costing more than most laptops and phones outside of Apple’s realm is the ultimate middle finger to any consumer that is seriously considering their machine. Every new device Apple has released in the last year is a cash grab in exchange for no new functionality. pic.twitter.com/GEft85pp8J— Aidan Lynch (@Aidan_T_Lynch) June 4, 2019 Boost Mobile See All 10 Can’t wait to waltz through an Apple store:Me: Okay, I have $1000 to spend what do you have?Employee: We have our highest selling product. An incredibly powerful computer that does almost anything and fits in your pocket.Me: HmmApple: Or this metal stand.Me: Ah.— Preston Bowman (@Prestopia) June 4, 2019 Comments Amazon $999 for a stand pic.twitter.com/NA9caiE1Uv— jacksfilms (@jacksfilms) June 4, 2019 Online Apple

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