If a computer company doesn’t mind disabling hardware they don’t own, why won’t they stoop to disabling your PC?
- Updates add more DRM schemes.
- Updates disable hardware
- Updates disable third party iPod software.
Don’t run updates from Apple.
Before the brick-a-phone update, I was seriously considering getting a mac laptop out of nostalgia for the Mac SE and my mostly favorable experience with my iPod. Fortunate for me, the actual need for a laptop was far off and I never acted on it.
My next laptop will be Windows XP.