PC Magazine had a vote on the five most significant technology leaps. The readers voted, and this is a mostly PC venue. Three of the top five were Apple products. The original Mac the most significant computer (followed by the Apple II). The iPod was the most significant consumer device. And the iPhone was the most significant mobile device. Windows 3.1 barely beat the Mac OS as the most significant software. The only category Apple was not dominant was gaming devices. Steve Jobs must be having a fit that he missed one.
They announce that RIM has sold 50,000 PlayBooks, beating the Xoom and Galaxy Tab. They hope to sell 500,000 in the first quarter. Apple sold more iPads than that in the first
weekend. And half of the PlayBooks were pre sold, meaning they were bought on faith before anyone got their hands on it.