Reading Daring Fireball I stumble as Grubet, yet again, puts his finger right on the point.
Why do Apple command such rabid fans?
Like pixels on glass rather than pixels under glass. This is the result of a new manufacturing process Apple has pioneered. No other company gives a shit about things like this.
Because they give a shit. Every other company can learn from this. Making quality products instead of focusing on internal politics or increasing the profit margin just a little bit more will be a lot more economically sound.