Mark Zuckerberg takes thinly veiled shot at Apple; implies Apple’s AR/VR headset will be very expensive

Meta Platforms, Facebook-born, recently announced Meta Quest Pro, its $ 1,500 mixed reality headset, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently took the opportunity to snap some shots at Apple, which implies that the mixed reality headset Apple’s unannounced would be extremely expensive.

Antonio DeRosa's Apple VR / AR viewer concept
Antonio DeRosa’s Apple VR / AR viewer concept

Omar Sohail for Wccftech:

Talking with StrategyBen Thompson in a podcast interview, Zuckerberg was quick to point out that Apple likes to make money with its customers by building hardware and that what it is trying to do is completely different.

“Generally it’s the people who build hardware and try to make a profit, while if you’re Apple, you build hardware and charge as much as possible for it. I think having someone go into the space and basically say: We will build the best hardware in the space and we will pretty much sell it at break even point and in some cases. “

Zuckerberg forgets that Meta Quest Pro is priced at $ 1,500, which is incredibly expensive …

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

MacDailyNews takes: The ugly piece of work with dull eyes is already shitting bricks.

Obviously, this comes from a guy who was smart enough to steal the Facebook idea, but doesn’t seem to be smart enough to run Facebook profitably without trampling on its users’ privacy without permission. Hence his quixotic urge to sell a heater Second life imitation; damn stench of despair.

Zuckerberg: Yes, so if you need information on someone at Harvard
Zuckerberg: Just ask
Zuckerberg: I have over 4,000 emails, images, addresses, SSNs
Zuckerberg: People just sent it.
Zuckerberg: I do not know why.
Zuckerberg: They “trust me”
Zuckerberg: Stupid fuck

(Instant messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg during Facebook’s early days, reported by Business Insider in May 2010.)

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