The new MacBook has divided opinion between those who think it is compromised and expensive, and those who think it is a good product for some people. Similarly, the gold Apple Watch Edition has been the subject of much discussion, as pundits have tried to work out whether it is a betrayal of Apple’s ‘premium for everyone’ promise or an embodiment of egalitarian tech.

The bottom line is that Apple hardware is expensive. The new MacBook and the Apple Watch are just the latest products in a pricey lineup (see illustration). …


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