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Analyst estimates iPod could convert 4% to buy Macs

“If 2% of customers who purchase an estimated 7.5 million iPods in fiscal 2005 decide to also purchase a Mac, when otherwise they would not have purchased a Mac, that would add an additional 150,000 Mac units, or 4%, to Piper Jaffray’s estimates for the year.”

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21

the ipod sold me on macs.  next summer after making some money ill be replacing my dell inspiron with a powerbook.  only problem software-wise for me will be ms access.  havent decided what my solution will be, but all the pros vastly outweigh that con

Posted by matt on October 12, 2004 at 2:22 AM (PDT)

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I’m a new switcher. I was a diehard PC user (ever since my first IBM XT). I’ve now purchased 3 iPods (my original 3G about a year ago, a new 4G and recently a mini for my wife). The iPod definitely made me think about making the switch. In the past, I never considered it because I’m a huge gamer and there just wasn’t enough games for the Mac. However, now I have an Xbox and I haven’t bought a PC game for over a year. So, last week I bought my first Mac (12” Powerbook) and I love it. I’m thinking my next main system (desktop) will end up being a Mac as well. With the Xbox, my big reason for sticking with Windows is gone.

Posted by Shadow on October 12, 2004 at 3:13 AM (PDT)

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man i got an ipod 2 years ago and i just recently purchased a brand new 15’’ powerbook and now i am probably the happiest mac user out there. i think that since i got an ipod the whole macintosh thing really turned me on to them. I was a windows user for 7 years before i decied to go MAC.

ONCE YOU GO MAC, YOU NEVER GO BACK

Posted by joe schmo yo on October 12, 2004 at 3:52 AM (PDT)

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ALERT!

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Posted by Stylescraper on October 12, 2004 at 6:01 AM (PDT)

25

i read that days ago

Posted by iigloo on October 12, 2004 at 8:26 AM (PDT)

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