Gallery: City of San Francisco to Stop Buying Mac Products After Apple ...

 

When the news broke that Apple removed all 39 of its certified desktop computers, laptops and monitors from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT)‘s list of green electronics, many predicted that the move would likely cost the computer giant some business. Now, just days after the announcement, San Francisco officials have revealed that the city plans to suspend its purchases of Apple computers. San Francisco is the first municipality to announce that it will seek to block purchases of Apple products by government agencies, but it probably won’t be the last.

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  1. bthinker July 12, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    got* criteria* an Iphone* damn labtop keyboards.. If I myself wasn’t attempting efficiency on an IvyBridge Lab maybe I wouldn’t have biffed it so hard.

  2. bthinker July 12, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    Apple just go tired of designing it’s product around crieria it itself helped create many years ago. Not just that but I’m sure the certifications and the inspections cost money. As none of there certifications are any more than a stamp of approval from a watchdog as big as apple has become they threw them the bird. I personally only own as Iphone as far as apple goes, but they are usually more of the efficient end of the CPU/GPU market anyways. I guess san frans hipsters threw a fit over this not realizing it changes nothing about current products but only those under creation. Big decissions, small brains, happens a lot lately/always.

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