The power cord to my MacBook Air had frayed like Demi and Ashton, so I thought I'd wander to my local Apple store to be happily gouged out of $79.
I timed my visit to coincide with the iPad Mini presentation from that charming cathedral in San Jose.
I expected all the Apple store employees to be huddled around a large screen, like Belarussians tuning in to Radio Free Europe.
And yet, the place was crowded. There almost seemed more Geniuses than customers. It seemed like business as usual.
As I paid for my power cord, I asked the … Read more