iPod Popularity Boosts Mac Sales Among Consumers

Journalists Tim Hanrahan and Jason Fry from the Wall Street Journal have forecasted that the iPod halo effect is poised to hit a tipping point soon.

Despite the lack of immediate sales impact from recent stock increases, they argue that persistent issues with viruses and spyware on Windows could drive a large-scale shift to other platforms.

Echoing this sentiment, several analysts have declared 2005 as The Year of the Mac.

Are we on the brink of a major shift?


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