Competitors can't measure up to iPod standards

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 03 2006 @ 07:03 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Washington Post published an article about the iPod's dominance in the digital media player market:
For all the success of Apple's iTunes Store, most digital music still consists of MP3 files, which anybody can build a device to play. And anytime one company must compete with the collective talent of everybody else in the world, it should be lucky to grab one-third of the market.

Instead, Apple owns more than 70 percent of it and has wiped the likes of Sony and Dell off the map.

Last month, Apple renewed its drive for the rest of the market by revising its lineup of iPods. Its new models don't mark a major shift in the iPod formula, but still worked far better than two other players put through the same tests.
Read on over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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