Linked by David Adams on Tue 7th Jun 2011 17:54 UTC
Editorial Bob Cringeley makes a bold statement in a blog post responding to Apple's iCloud announcement: "Jobs is going to sacrifice the Macintosh in order to kill Windows." He says, "The incumbent platform today is Windows because it is in Windows machines that nearly all of our data and our ability to use that data have been trapped. But the Apple announcement changes all that. Suddenly the competition isn't about platforms at all, but about data, with that data being crunched on a variety of platforms through the use of cheap downloaded apps."
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RE[5]: huh????
by jtfolden on Wed 8th Jun 2011 10:33 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: huh????"
jtfolden
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No one outside the USA cares less about Apple.

Go to any Australian phone retailer and you will see a large range of Samsung, HTC and Nokia products. However you won't see a single Apple product for sale in most shops.


oh sure... no one cares in Australia. Oh wait...

Apple has numerous retail stores there.

On top of that, according to Quantcast, the oceania area of the world (including Australia and New Zealand) is second only to North America in market share owned by Apple and nearly double that of Europe.

Btw, I wasn't aware HTC and Nokia were selling huge quantities of tablets, music players, etc... anywhere in the world, let alone Australia... or maybe your post was both incorrect and irrelevant.

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