Tag Archive: Expensive


Brazil Is The Most Expensive Place In The World To Buy An iPhone 5s

Apple opened its first store in Brazil over the weekend — with around 1,700 impatient South American Apple lining up to be the first through the doors. The Apple Store, located in Rio de Janeiro, holds the (dubious) distinction of…Read more ›    

This Is The Most Expensive Mac Pro You Can Buy

When Apple announced a completely redesigned Mac Pro this past summer, the biggest question mark was the price tag. As a company that’s known for selling quality hardware at a premium, would Apple price the Mac Pro ultra-competitively or stick…Read more ›    [Read More…]

It’s Expensive, But Apple’s Leather iPad Mini Smart Case Is Almost Worth The Price [Review]

Leather Smart Case byApple Category: Cases Works With:iPad Mini Price: $ 69     The best iPad case I ever had was the red leather Smart Cover for the iPad 2 (and iPads 3 and 4). It looked and felt great,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

The $999.99 Club: These Are The Most Expensive Apps On The App Store

Screen Shot 2013-08-19 at 8.37.00 AMThe most you can charge for an app on the iOS App Store is $999.99. In the early days of the App Store, a number of novelty apps came out, trying to make a quick buck by convincing gullible plutocrats to part with their money in the form of a $1,000 app download. The most […]

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OWC Envoy Pro EX Portable SSD Drive Is Gorgeous But Crazy Expensive

I love the look of OWC’s Envoy Pro EX. It’s a tiny external USB 3 drive which makes even a pocket HDD look bulky, and it packs a 240GB or a 480GB SSD, making it as fast as you’ll ever need. But there’s one small problem: even the little one is $315, and the 480-gigger […]

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This Solid Gold iPhone 5 Case Is The Most Expensive Way To Protect Your iPhone

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Over the last few years, we’ve seen a ton of really stupid and really expensive iPhone cases. The worst part about the expensive ones is that they’re not that great at protecting your iPhone, and this latest case for the 1% is no different.

Meet the Haven case by Brikk. It’s not even a case really. It’s more like the bumpers Apple made for the iPhone 4. Except the Haven is  [Read More…]

Google Unveils Stupid, Expensive (But Beautiful) “Premium” Chromebook To Compete With Retina MBP

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Google has just unveiled an absolutely mystifying new product apparently created by insane millionaires, for even crazier millionaires: the Pixel, a $ 1,300 Chromebook with a Retina-like display. Although it’s attractive and well specced, it might be the most inexplicable product announced this year.

For a Chromebook, the Pixel has some impressive specs: it boasts a 2,560 x 1700, 12.85-inch display with a 239ppi pixel resolution. Inside, is a dual-core Intel  [Read More…]

Why Is This $480 Stand So Shockingly Expensive, and Why is Its Seemingly Coolest Feature Free? [Kickstarter]

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This is the Scandock, a $ 480 stand that turns your iPhone or Android handset into a better scanner. There are already some great scanner apps out there — here’s an iOS example, and here’s one for Android, both of which are around $ 5. The Scandock is almost a whopping 100 times more expensive, but claims improved results.

How? The stand incorporates four main features: a lighting system to  [Read More…]

Why Apple Needs a Really Expensive iPhone

 

Some pundits are predicting, and others are advocating, that Apple launch an iPhone that’s much cheaper than the current iPhone in order to keep up with Android phone sales.

This is crazy talk.

Apple doesn’t need a cheaper iPhone. They need a more expensive one — much more expensive. Here’s why. Android Gets Big Market Share with Small Profits

Android phones are selling in vastly higher numbers than iPhones. So high,  [Read More…]

Phil Schiller Says The iPad Mini Is More Expensive Because People Want Quality

The iPad mini is a great looking device and all that, but people seemed to be pretty disappointed in the price point. While other 7-inch tablets usually start out in the $ 200-$ 250 price range, the iPad mini costs $ 329 for the base model.

After the keynote yesterday, journalists were given an opportunity to play with the newly announced Apple products, while Tim Cook and Phil Schiller mingled with  [Read More…]