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Apple’s stock recently crossed the $600 mark and there are no signs that the world’s most valuable company is slowing down. According to a poll from CNBC, half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product and residents of one-in-10 homes that lack Apple products plan to buy their first Apple device over the next year. If accurate, the survey indicates that more than 55 million homes have at least one iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac computer. Overall, the average household has 1.6 Apple devices and almost one-quarter are planning to buy at least one more in the next year. The survey also showed that the majority of Apple buyers tend to be male, college-educated and younger. Not surprisingly, the more money someone earns, the more Apple products he or she is likely to own according to the survey. Interestingly enough, 61% of households with children own an Apple device, compared with 48% of homes without kids. CNBC conducted the survey with 836 Americans alongside Hart Research between March 19th and March 22nd.

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Well I can tell you one house that will never have Apple anything in it.. biggrin.gif
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I will not own apple either. I almost pulled the trigger on a Iphone4s until i found out i cannot load my music cds on it. Apparently its itunes or nothing which seems like a money grab to me. Ordered a Droid Bionic instead.
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I will not own apple either. I almost pulled the trigger on a Iphone4s until i found out i cannot load my music cds on it. Apparently its itunes or nothing which seems like a money grab to me. Ordered a Droid Bionic instead.

Good 4 U! biggrin.gif
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Really feels great to be in the 49% percent.
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People are surprised when I tell them i've never owned an Apple product. I don't mind if people like Apple, that'd be ridiculous. But considering half the time after they've questioned my ownership of these products they've brought my intelligence into the matter, that's kind of annoying.

I'll stick with my Lumia 800 thanks.
    
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I have had.

iPhone 2G
iPhone 3G
iPhone 4
iPod Touch 2G
iPad 2

Only have iPod Touch now.
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You're an idiot if you blindly hate apple, seriously.

The iPhone is great for many different people, but I myself prefer android for MANY reasons.

The iPad is amazing, the battery life is fantastic, and the screen is great. I use it for comics and reddit, and the occasional webpage. Does it work as a dedicated PC? Nope, see below.

You can NOT buy a better Laptop than a Mac, seriously...you just can't. If you need a desktop replacement, than fine...buy an Asus (they are still great). But for general mobility and a great OS, Mac OSX Lion is GREAT! Also cannot forget to mention the look and feel. I bought a Macbook Air and it's amazing. The trackpads on mac's are phenomenal.

IMO Mac desktops are a waste of money for anyone not in the professional audio/video scene.

I'm the IT guy for an Art/Video school and we use a great deal of Mac's and PC's and I've really come to respect how awesome mac's are. Too bad Apples server software is a damn joke.
Edited by ZainyAntics - 3/29/12 at 8:46am
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I currently own a mac as a spare computer

If i am gaming i will be on my gaming PC otherwise for simple use of internet and stuff i use my mac.

That is less time i am stressing my PC and turning it on when im not gaming
    
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Most people who own an apple product also own a PC for when they need to do certain tasks
    
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mad.gif Not in my house!, and it'll stay that way until the end of time.
I'm not trollin'...........
I'm not haitn'...........
I'm just sayin:D

p.s. But I do have 2 ubuntu (my old desktop & my guest room desktop) and 3 Windows 7 Computers (the HTPC, This sigrig gaming laptop and my wife's Laptop).
     
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