< >
Hello, guest! Please log in or register.

The PokéCommunity

Go Back     The PokéCommunity Forums > Entertainment & Hobbies > Computers & Technology OS X Mavericks for free


Computers & Technology The place to go for all things tech and internet. Share a funny YouTube video or meme, discover the latest useful apps, or just get some free tech support.

Reply Post Reply
Thread Tools
Old November 1st, 2013 (10:47 AM).
MKGirlism's Avatar
MKGirlism MKGirlism is offline
3DS and Wii U Game Developer
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Netherlands
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Nature: Calm
Posts: 414
Send a message via Skype™ to MKGirlism
That's because Taxes in the USA (let's be more specific now) differ per State, while in Europe, they differ per country.
But still, we have 21% VAT, Germany has 19% VAT, Poland has 23% VAT, but no matter where we are, we still need to pay Irish VAT, because **** Logic.
Reply With Quote
Old November 1st, 2013 (2:47 PM).
quilzel's Avatar
quilzel quilzel is offline
net start w3svc
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Nature: Quirky
Posts: 223
Originally Posted by Mac View Post
My name has nothing to do with Apple
Sorry. It's just too close.
Reply With Quote
Old November 1st, 2013 (9:31 PM).
droomph's Avatar
droomph droomph is offline
mmm gurl that 90s
Crystal Tier
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: bar'jách
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Nature: Impish
Posts: 4,289
what I got:
>free because they can afford to
>makes them look good
>yeah macs look pretty cool but are they really

It's cool, because I get to get the newest versions (more of because eventually 10.5 will get too old than "I GOt thE NEW THING GUYS) and if somebody complains about incompatibility I get to say "it's free dude!" idek though. I downloaded it anyways, because by the time I upgraded last time to 10.6 everything was already for 10.8 lol so I want that to not happen again.

But from my point of view, it's simply just that somebody could make a decision and they exercised that power for some reason and they decided to make the new OS free. I have no idea, and nothing has been going too terribly wrong, so I guess it's a way to get back a hypothetical $30 that they got from the $2100 iMac. Yay rebates!
Originally Posted by Mac View Post
Our tax is added after, woohoo! It's dumb. We have no idea how much something REALLY is until checkout.
pff gurrrrl capitalism for the win
did u no there r 21 letters in the alphabet
o i forgot 5

Reply With Quote
Old November 18th, 2013 (1:13 AM).
perthskies's Avatar
perthskies perthskies is offline
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Nature: Serious
Posts: 339
I work in a school that uses Apple devices. And I am certain the reason why Mavericks is free is because they are also including their newest version of the iWork office suite (Pages, Keynote and Numbers) for free with Mavericks. This new version of iWork includes integration for iWork with iCloud which appears to integrate well with iOS 7 devices (which coincidentially the iOS versions of iWork are also free now!!)

i.e. they want a chunk of what Google is doing with their free Google Docs/Drive online collaboration suite. Log into your iCloud account on the web at www.icloud.com and you will see what I mean.

Also known as: Optic
My Anime Fansites | Forums
Reply With Quote
Reply Post Reply
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

  All times are GMT -8. The time now is 9:03 AM.

Contact Us Archive Privacy Statement Terms of Service Top