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"Hell froze over": How Windows helped Apple rule the world

Excellent post by Chris Fralic about the decision to release iTunes for Windows, and how that release was the beginning of the end for Windows.

The Butterfly That Started the Apple Tsunami

Two notes of my own. First, Steve Jobs wasn't always a visionary. Sometimes he was a closed-minded, petty bully who didn't want to share his toys. (The rest of the time, he was a visionary.)

The other point is, it took at lot of nerve to describe iTunes as the "best" software for anything. It was then and remains now one of Apple's most confused products.

(Hat tip: Daring Fireball)


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