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Net Applications reports that Apple’s OS market share increased by nearly 1/3 in the last year: up to 7.94% vs 6.03% a year ago. Vista and Linux also increased their share while Windows XP and Win2000 both dropped. All is not rosy for Microsoft in these metrics however.

While Windows Vista's 256% increase in market share over the last 12 months significantly outpaced Mac OS X's gains, Windows' overall June total was down 2.45 percentage points from the year before, indicating that Vista was replacing XP, not adding to Microsoft's share.
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Lol right on.. Change isn't always bad
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I'm about to buy a mac book pro so 32.00000001% !
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More like 33% A macbook costs like a billion dollars.
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More like 33% A macbook costs like a billion dollars.
this has nothing to do with price...
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this has nothing to do with price...
But the potential for more market share growth is somewhat hampered by the cost
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But the potential for more market share growth is somewhat hampered by the cost
agreed but why is the Mac market share growing so rapidly when most people agree they are fairly expensive?
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agreed but why is the Mac market share growing so rapidly when most people agree they are fairly expensive?
Why are iPods so popular?

Because they look cool.
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Why are iPods so popular?

Because they look cool.
yeah i guess... but it seems like people like them even after they buy them for the looks.
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yeah i guess... but it seems like people like them even after they buy them for the looks.
Because they might actually be good products???
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