Apple's Back-To-School Promo Apparently Doesn't Suck
Despite being met by a wholehearted "meh" by the blogging collective when it was announced, Apple's back-to-school promotion appears to being crushing the competition in education sales.
According to Trip Chowdhry, a Global Equities Research analyst, sales of Apple's Macs have been outselling Windows PCs stating nearly "80% of incoming students are buying Apple Computers vs. Windowns Computers."
When Apple announced it would offer a $100 iTunes store credit to students it was implied that the credit would be used towards apps. Most are buying songs. The youth know not what they possess.
While Apple has been sucking market share up on college campuses across the country, it seems Fortune 500 companies are following suit as well. Chowdrhy reports that nearly 35% of Fortune 500 companies are offering Apple computers as a choice to their workers "and the majority are preferring Apple over Windows."
However, I would imagine a number of those enterprise Macs are running Windows 7 via bootcamp or some sort of parallels software to use Windows.
Source: Apple Insider