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but you have to remember to compare that growth in the PC market to the growth in the console market. One alone means jack.


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The console market is accelerating in growth

US PC Game Total Sales
2005 - $1.4 billion

US Console & Handheld Game Software Sales
2005 - $6.1 billion (190.5 million units)

and heres the link

http://forum.pcvscon...d.php?tid=15831

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At the recent Startup Lessons Learned conference, one of the speakers quoted Steve Jobs as having once said something like "Design is not just how something looks. Design is how something works." Apparently he was just echoing a meme in the design community:

http://www.google.co...is how it works

There are all sorts of "pretty" products produced these days, but most of them don't actually work as well as they look. Apple manages to take good design all the way to the core of the product.





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