the secret apple business model: for a 1TB ssd laptop, charge $5K. every software update from here on out, make it a couple gigabytes. >:)
Can someone at Apple please explain to me what else is going on in the update that requires 2+ gb? I really do hope its not actually to just make sure messages are not out of order, because if that's the case I'll happily (FOR FREE) come by and cook up an very nice sorting algorithm (TIME-BASED, REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.... #innovation) that is less than 10,000 lines of code. Just for you, I'll even write it in the language of your choice.
I actually want to use my laptop for work, my own projects, and not being a breeding ground for future money-extraction schemes that you're cooking up over in Cupertino. The iCloud backup messages are literally borderline harassment at this point, and there are so many dark patterns that try to scare you into not doing what you want to do: 1) like I can't tell iCloud to fuck off anymore because it says it'll delete all my notes on my iPhone, 2) subscriptions just start charging me for random apps I use once and then never use again, 3) million other examples that I'm not going to waste my time to go through. You know what you're doing, and its sooooo annoying I could scream. No actually never mind, I'm actually screaming right now.
Seriously give me an explanation for the above. What else am I downloading? Completely unacceptable!!!
Apple I hate you right now and I only am in this relationship because you're the prettiest of them all.