Bill Gates: iPod's success won't last long

Posted on Thursday, May 12 2005 @ 18:43 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
In an interview with a German newspaper Bill Gates said he believes Apple's dominance in the digital music player market won't last long.
Gates compared the iPod to the Macintosh, which saw huge gains in the 1980s, but quickly faded away as Microsoft's Windows operating system became the choice of most consumers.
Gates believes mobile phones with digital audio playback will be the next big thing in the industry. More details at Betanews

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