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Apple in Ascension

October 20, 2009 Leave a comment

Apple does some things right.  There is still the pricing issue, the proprietary issue, the lock in issue, but the only real innovator in the computer and gadget industries.

Ok Microsoft makes Zune, but no one wants to own one.  That’s the other part of the equation, the burnt bridge factor.

From the NYTimes article

Apple, based in Cupertino, Calif., posted particularly strong gains in the computer segment while many of its rivals were still struggling to recover from the recession’s impact on consumer spending. Apple said it sold 3.05 million Macs in the quarter, up about 17 percent from the 2.6 million it sold in the same quarter last year.

They keep making cool computers too.

Apple iMac refreshes link

Categories: Apple, Financial, News

Microsoft’s Future Beyond Windows 7

October 18, 2009 Leave a comment

Change, at Microsoft not always good for them anymore.

RAY OZZIE, the chief software architect at Microsoft, bristles when asked whether people think that new versions of his company’s flagship software — like Windows and Office — are exciting.

“It’s tremendously exciting,” he exclaims defensively, wheeling back from an office table and allowing his hands to flail. “Are you kidding?”

From NYTimes article

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