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Discussion in 'Current Events' started by gopher, Sep 16, 2002.
This is interesting
I think the most interesting part of that article is this...
That's not bad...now, get some competing power in there and maybe that number will go up quite a bit...
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!" !!!
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.
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.....