There’s been a lot of news lately about Mac users being charged more than PC users.
I think it’s a bit of a shame, but it does make sense. If the Mac users have more money, why not charge them more.
It’s the same thing as charging £6 for a latte inLondon instead of the regular £2 everywhere else. They are charging more to the people that have more money.
Now, if you want to make a website think you are on a PC there are several really simple ways to do it.
A website knows what kind of computer you are on based on your web browsers User Agent.
The User Agent says if you are on a Mac, PC, etc and what web browser you are using.
Let’s say for example that you are using the most popular web browser in the world (Google Chrome) and you are on a Mac, here’s how you change your User Agent:
- Press Command + Option + I
- Click the Settings icon in the bottom right corner
- Click “Override User Agent”
- Change it to whatever you want
- Enjoy cheaper prices
As a special brucy bonus, want to see how the different ads you get shown on the net based on your browser? try this!