Mac sales ‘defy all logic,’ says analyst | Mac | Macworld:
“Apple could grab more market share if it lowered prices, but O’Donnell wasn’t holding his breath. ‘The talk on the street is a $799 notebook,’ he said, referring to persistent rumors that Apple will introduce a lower-priced MacBook this year. ‘But I don’t think they care about prices. They’re all about making profit.’”
Netbooks killing off sickly Windows PC sales â€” RoughlyDrafted Magazine:
“That has hit Microsoft particularly hard, resulting in an 11% drop in profits over its year ago quarter and plans to cut 5,000 jobs over the next year and a half. On the other hand, Apple posted its best quarterly results ever, with 9% growth in its Mac sales over the previous year.”
(Via RoughlyDrafted Magazine.)
This what happens when you have to focus on making great products in order to survive.