Contrary to what your TV will tell you, the difference between a Mac and a PC isn't measured in cool. It's measured in cash.
Where's the Zune bump?
Sure, that dude who dated Drew Barrymore looks hipper than the stodgy Daily Show guy. But did you know, assuming stock options are a part of his commercial deal, he's also loaded?
Internet curator Jason Kottke ran down an interesting list the other day: what if, instead of buying a PowerBook when it first came out, you bought Apple stock instead? Turns out, your $5,700 investment would be worth over $330,000 today.
In a follow-up, Kottke compared Apple to Microsoft. And even with a natural leg-up (Kottke's snapshot starts after the release of Windows 95), the 'Soft's quadruple in value can't compare to Apple's increase by a product of 24.