Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Community Discussion > Current Events

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Sep 16, 2002, 08:25 PM   #1
macrumors 65816
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Maryland, USA
Send a message via AIM to gopher Send a message via Yahoo to gopher
Apple gaining ground in Asia

[url=http://www.macmaps.com/mac.html]http://www.macmaps.com/mac.html [url]
gopher is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 17, 2002, 12:06 AM   #2
macrumors member
Join Date: Aug 2002
This is interesting

I think the most interesting part of that article is this...

Apple claim that worldwide, 30 per cent of Wintel users change to the Mac platform after trying out a machine.
That's not bad...now, get some competing power in there and maybe that number will go up quite a bit...
Originally posted by iBot

No, I'm not an Apple PR narc trying to sniff out inside leakers.
djkut is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 17, 2002, 02:51 AM   #3
macrumors 68030
irmongoose's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Sometimes Tokyo, sometimes California
YES!! At last when I go back to India (Mumbai--which is Bombay) some people will know what I'm talking about when I say "Get a Mac!" !!!

A Film and Artwork Portfolio and Re: Gruber
irmongoose is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 17, 2002, 08:52 AM   #4
macrumors 6502a
drastik's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Nashvegas
The programming Base in soutern asia is incredible, writting more software in a year than the United states for thelast couple of years. Large Corps place call centers in this part of the world, labor is inexpensive and they is a great pool of talent.

All of that Adds up to a huge enterprise market, one aple would be well served to convert. The ripple effect there would be gigantic.

That said...Far East has a definite style concious young consumer culture that values design and form factor along with reliability and form factor. Do a search under compact/impact to get an idea. The first custom powerbooks came out of Asia, this is a market we need as well.

Good Touch Software - Bespoke iPhone Applications
drastik is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 17, 2002, 09:22 AM   #5
Mr. Anderson
Moderator emeritus
Mr. Anderson's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: VA
Send a message via AIM to Mr. Anderson
30 percent switch after trying out a mac? That seems pretty damn high, but I'd also like to know the percentage that is 'trying out a mac' - that's the main bit of info that's important.

But I do agree that if things go well in Asia, it could have a huge effect in the states. More software would be wonderful.....

"Klaatu varada nikto!"
Mr. Anderson is offline   0 Reply With Quote

MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Community Discussion > Current Events

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Apple Filling Out its 'Ground Truth' Mapping Team with New Regional and Local Job Listings MacRumors MacRumors.com News Discussion 67 Aug 5, 2013 03:11 PM
Apple Still Tops in Cellphone Customer Satisfaction, but Losing Ground to Samsung and Others MacRumors MacRumors.com News Discussion 73 May 27, 2013 10:07 PM
Apple Hiring 'Maps Ground Truth Data Specialist' in Australia MacRumors MacRumors.com News Discussion 99 Apr 14, 2013 03:34 AM
Apple Expands 'Maps Ground Truth' Hiring to Rest of the World MacRumors MacRumors.com News Discussion 138 Mar 30, 2013 11:38 AM
What is the difference between a guitar made in Asia and an iPhone made in Asia? musika Community Discussion 3 Jun 18, 2012 10:27 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:33 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2015, MacRumors.com, LLC