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Thread: Apple Releases FaceTime for Mac With a $0.99 Price Tag

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    If you spend $1000 I think spending $1 will be OK to get the most of it. Apple sure are douches though...

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    99 cents is cheap but it should be free :/
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    Quote Originally Posted by frail1 View Post
    The only reason they are charging for this is because of how easy it is to charge for small apps like this now with the app store.
    or to conform with US GAAP

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    Quote Originally Posted by feidhlim1986 View Post
    One thing I forgot to mention was that within minutes of Apple releasing FaceTime for Mac it was #1 of Paid Apps......I doubt it. Guess it helps when you run the store
    I can see that, don't really know why, but whatever...

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    Got it only spent a buck

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    I loves me some free stuff, but, Apple is a business, not a charity. The 'give updates for free' model doesn't always work. And the 'ad revenue' model is one I hate. Micropayments and microfees, I think, are perfectly reasonable ways to price minor updates in-between major releases as long as it's optional and you aren't forced into it (within certain timeframes).

    You buy a new Mac, you get the current version of iLife. If you have the old version, you have to pay for an upgrade. Complaints about FaceTime for free on new Macs is a bit over the top. Of course, that's just my opinion; I could be wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doitchinkstyle View Post
    i'm happy with my beta. my unibody mb doesn't have an hd cam ne ways, so i wouldn't even benefit from spending that extra buck. maybe i'll buy a ringtone instead? NOT!
    You mean pay Apple 99 cents to be able to clip the song that you ALREADY BOUGHT for 99 cents and play it as a ringtone? Yeah I still remember that giant ripoff they were trying to pawn off to consumers as an amazing deal. "It's only 99 cents to re-buy 25 seconds of a 3+ minute song. Good deal guys!" Same thing with this. There are better FREE options out there that don't limit you to speaking with and seeing people only running OSX or iOS.
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    interesting

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    its not the price that bothers me its just principle, f'in annoying
    You don't like the iPad because you don't have one!

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