Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Ok Apple ... marketshare is being handed to you ... carpe diem!

Reuters reports:

Wal-Mart is preparing to put "build your own computer counters" in 1200 of its 3200 stores, with plans to do so in at least 1400 by the end of the year.

Slashdot injects the following:

Maybe this will bring on an influx of new hardware enthusiasts, along with plenty of horror stories about attempted computer assembly. Do you think this will have an effect on the OEM parts market? And what about the operating systems to be offered? Will Wal-Mart shoppers migrate to Linux in order to save a hundred bucks or more, or will they even have the chance?"

This seems like a golden opportunity for Apple to promote "Leopard for Losers":

Wouldn't you want the shelves to look like this:

Can any readers add any comment to this?

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