Posts Tagged ‘market share’

Chrome: 1 Year Later

Thursday, September 3, 2009 7:29 No Comments

**Image taken from Mashable**
Look back in time to the year 2008 (so long ago…I know) and try to remember when a little browser called Chrome was released into the spotlight. At first, there was a ton of fanfare and downloads as geeks and even non-geeks alike rushed to download this new hyped up browser. [...]

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Does Apple really want a leading market share?

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 3:00 No Comments

Everyone who knows anything about computers knows that Apple computers will always be more expensive than their PC counterparts. According to Microsoft and as well as many individuals, the “Apple Tax” is wasted money on nothing more than some cute little fruit logo afixed somewhere on your machine. For others it is a sign of “coolness”, youth, and individuality. One thing is for sure, Apple who was expected to weather the econmoic storm is mortal just like everyone else. So much so that even they lost market share year-to-year between last year and this year. But how how much? And is Apple really suited for marketing products that could propel them to the majority of the worlds, or at least U.S. anyway, market share charts? Heck, do they even want to be market leaders?

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Google begging users to kick IE 6 to the curb.

Thursday, January 1, 2009 21:06 No Comments

IE just can’t get a break.  Besides losing market share to Firefox, the golden (debatable) oldie IE 6 is being given the cold shoulder by Google.  Instead of using IE 6, Google is telling users of their web apps to jump ship to either Firefox or Chrome.  Strangely, the “Google pack” that used to include [...]

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IE drops below 70%

Thursday, January 1, 2009 20:41 No Comments

For the first time in over 8 years, IE has dropped below 70% market share!  In other news, Firefox has risen over 20% for the first time in their history.  Safari meanwhile is sitting at just over 7%.  Microsoft has dominated the web for a long time.  Before their slight dip 8 years ago they [...]

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