updated 06:20 pm EST, Tue January 18, 2005
IDC on \"halo-effect\"
The iPod music player has , according to analyst IDC. The Mac has lost market share even as resellers talked up the "halo-effect" of pull-through sales from the music player, IDC says. According to IDC, Apple's share of units shipped in Australia fell from 3.3 per cent in 2003 to 3.1 per cent in 2004. Apple corporate affairs manager Martha Raupp contests the IDC figures, however. "You've got to be kidding," she said. "We just reported the highest quarterly revenue and net income in Apple's history."