New and Noteworthy: Macs the "future of education" in South Africa; Apple seen as top pick in computer hardware

New and Noteworthy: Macs the "future of education" in South Africa; Apple seen as top pick in computer hardware

Macs the "future of education" in South Africa A Cape Argus article quotes an Apple representative in South Africa who says that Macs are the future of education in South Africa. "'In the USA school kids are using iMovie and iDVD to prepare school projects. This is the future of education in the world, and in South Africa.' He believes that if pupils in South Africa were given access to the computers and software produced by Apple it would propel South African education decades ahead." More.

Apple seen as top stock pick in computer hardware Forbes reports that Credit Suisse First Boston said PC hardware showed solid unit growth for August of 23% year-over-year, but added that revenue growth for the period was slow at just 2%. "The research firm said its top pick in the sector remains Apple Computer 'From a vendor perspective, Apple Computer was the clear winner, as overall units and revenue grew 93% and 66% year-over-year, respectively,' the research firm said." More.

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