If Apple sells 40 million iPhone 5s in the coming months, and one Adapter for each of those at $29 apiece, they will have generated more than $1 billion in revenue for adapters alone!
That's good for retailers and Apple indeed, but it's blasphemous that Apple wouldn't create a micro USB port instead of a Lightning port for the iPhone 5. The European Union requires the micro USB, and Apple makes an adapter for countries in Europe to accommodate its 30-pin port to the micro USB, which is used by many other smartphone makers.
If Apple is a religion, then the new Adapter it has introduced puts Apple and Tim Cook in the category of a televangelist preacher. He's urging viewers to send in $29 to receive special prayers--or at least a prayer of connecting to a legacy 30-pin accessory.
Is this Adapter evil? No. Is it angelic? Well, not exactly.
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