Why Apple is winning in media downloads

“Apple is leading media download sales by a huge margin, and had sustained its lead for several years now. The company didn’t fall into first place by accident however,” Daniel Eran writes for RoughlyDrafted.

“Apple’s lead is based on platform principles that are very similar to the ones that made Microsoft successful with Windows: an understanding of technical feasibility, and a diligent effort to build a sustainable platform. Here’s how Apple is putting both ideas to work,” Eran writes.

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Willie Loman,” “Fred Mertz” and “LinuxGuy and Mac Prodigal Son” for the heads up.]

9 Comments

  1. NOT!

    Windows was the result of Microsoft having NO understanding of technical feasibility, but rather going with a quick and dirty copy solution.

    And with 20/20 hind sight, it’s safe to say that Microsoft has NOT made a diligent effort to build a sustainable platform.

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