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Spriteman: just how much had you had to drink before you wrote that? :)

JessF: comparing with Apple still doesn't escape the fact that Apple are a bigger company with a bigger market. They sell many more machines that the Iyonix is ever likely to, and therefore can more easily spread the NRI costs. Castle don't have that luxury.

You're comparing, and please do forgive the pun, apples and oranges here. It's not just NRI costs, if you sell much lower volumes you can't get the same bulk discounts other players have. The Iyonix and Omega are not cheap machines, but that's just how it is given the current RISC OS market. I'm sure Castle would love to cut prices and ship more units, but they also have a business to support and people to pay, so they'll charge what they have to.

And what is the difference in functionality of an iMac and the Iyonix? What do you want to take away? The floppy drive :D

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 25/4/04 10:53PM
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