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Apple's iPad was used by one in every 10 online shoppers on Black Friday, according to IBM's Holiday Benchmark report. Continuing the trend of opening the supposed sales extravaganza earlier, online shopping grew 17.4 per cent on Thanksgiving compared to the same day a year earlier and Black Friday online sales were up 20.7 per …

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Who'd have thought it?

Apple users buy apple products!

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Re: Who'd have thought it?

More realistically, those with a high expendable income buy more premium stuff typically bought by those with a high expendable income!

Kwik Fit will shortly be announing that Ferrari buyers bought more Pirelli P-Zero Rossos than those with Mondeos ;-)

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No Surprise

It's getting that anybody using free software and services (no names) expects everything else for free also.

They're not actually going to pony up and actually pay for shit, surely that's what those dirty Apple people do within their walled gardens?

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Black Friday,

Grey Thursday, Fifty Shades of Grey Wednesday, Off-white Tuesday, I see a pattern forming. Reckon we'll be having Shades of Grey Month before long.

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social networks such as [...] YouTube

Has YouTube turned into a social network? I thought it was some sort of video hosting site. Mind you, I haven't visited it for a while.

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I for one am glad to see the Grey Wednesday/Thursday red ink.

Now if the retailers will do the proper thing and stay closed on Thanksgiving we can get back to normal.

But the rest of the article is pretty much bunk. The 10% figure for iPad is misleading because the competing platforms are not HP or Samsung, but particular flavors of Windows, Android, Linux, etc.

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