Apple has been accused of making it difficult to fix or upgrade its latest range of iMacs. According to Apple upgrade specialist Other World Computing, the latest all-in-one design makes it all but impossible to replace the hard drive in the machine with anything but an Apple-fitted device should it fail or need expansion.
What’s the Big Idea?
Other World Computing wonders for us: “In short, the Apple-branded main hard drive cannot be moved, removed or replaced. It really begins to raise questions: is this planned obsolescence at work?” If it pricks your conscience on how to act as a consumer, see the Backbone article where Greenpeace outlines four factors to consider when making I.T. purchasing decisions.