Because they are just too damn cheap
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that says that Apple is about to jack up its prices from reassuringly expensive to obscenely pricey.
up by 6.5 percent
Nvidia has silently increased European prices of its RTX 3000 series Founders Edition graphics cards, to anywhere between 5 and 6.5 percent.
Nowhere near MSRP
Although the Radeon RX 6500 XT has been announced with a rather reasonable $199 MSRP, it appears that retailers/e-tailers have a slightly different idea and those could cost €300 in Europe.
To use some of the features you paid for you have to buy more stuff
Fruity cargo cult Apple is trying to flog an incredibly over-priced Iphone X but it seems that its $1000 starting price does not include important things like a charger.
Phison Electronics warns things will get worse
NAND flash prices have been inflating excessively lately and Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua warned that prices are set to go up again in the third quarter as end-market demand surges.
Components getting pricey
PC vendors are jacking up their prices as part costs, including display panels, DRAM, SSDs, Li batteries are getting more expensive.
Yep it really is going to be competition
There are signs that Intel is scared of AMD's new Ryzen and is slashing prices on its chips in a bid to take it on a bit.
The Tame Apple Press, which has turned on Qualcomm of late for daring to stand up to Jobs’ Mob, is putting about a story that Intel is going to take over all Apple’s modem work.
Too much competition
Fruity, tax-dodging, cargo cult Apple is slowly realising that its Apple Music streaming product is about as popular as the Boston Strangler.