Half of all households in the U.S. own at least one Apple product

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More than 55 million homes have at least one Apple product.

According to CNBC’s All-America Economic survey, half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product.  That’s more than 55 million homes with at least one iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac computer. And one-in-10 homes that aren’t currently in that group plan to join it in the next year.

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Is There A Chance Apple-Jabbing Ads Could Backfire?

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The never ending battle

Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT) dusted off one of its favorite Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) arguments this week, rolling out new television and Web ads which claim that PCs are cheaper than Macs and offer a broader range of configuration options.

Microsoft’s channel partners love the ads — and, as it turns out, so do many Apple partners, albeit for different reasons. Continue reading… “Is There A Chance Apple-Jabbing Ads Could Backfire?”

Popular Mechanics 2008 Breakthrough Awards Winners

Popular Mechanics 2008 Breakthrough Awards Winners 

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Popular Mechanics announced its picks for the 2008 Breakthrough Awards awards in what the publication called The 10 Most Brilliant Gadets of the Year. Here’s the list of international winners; you may be surprised at the gadgets on the list.

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