All items tagged with "Cheap"

How Would Apple Make A $50 iPhone? [iFixIt Q&A]

How Would Apple Make A $50 iPhone? [iFixIt Q&A]

Earlier this week, a report surfaced claiming that Apple is currently working on a more affordable model of its iPhone 4, which is set to launch alongside the iPhone 5 later this year. The device will reportedly be aimed at those looking to purchase an iPhone with a tight budget, and will have just 8GB of storage in order to keep costs down.

This got us thinking: how would Apple bring down the price of an iPhone 4 to appeal to low-cost subscribers? How exactly would they make an iPhone 4 that would cost $50 or so with a two year contract? We’ve been speaking to Miroslav Djuric of iFixita popular online repair shop that produces how-to repair guides and tear-downs — to try and find out, and we think we know how Apple would do it. Here’s how.

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Awesome Text Editor BBEdit Now Cheaper Than Ever

BBEdit 10 screenshot

Somewhat overshadowed by the recent launch of Lion was Bare Bones Software’s release of version 10 of venerable text editor BBEdit.

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Jobs Takes the Cheap Out of Netbooks With Macbook Air [Humor]

Jobs Takes the Cheap Out of Netbooks With Macbook Air [Humor]

Sadly this is kind of true about the new Macbook Air, since even the base model is two, three, or more times higher in price than most Windows-based netbooks. However, if you compare the two platforms I think you’ll still be better off with the Macbook Air.

[via Macenstein]