Other World Computing
Feature Graphic
Shinola Premium Leather iPhone 5/5s case
Feature Graphic
My iPhone Home Page Apps
Feature Graphic
Apple Leather iPhone 5/5S Case (Product RED)
Feature Graphic
Building a Hackintosh Server
Feature Graphic
HiRise dock for iPhone 5, iPad mini from Twelve South
IGM Logo

| Home | Contact | Advertising | Search | Submit


Leopard Fastest-Selling Mac OS Upgrade Ever



By

NPD market survey, reported at AppleInsider notes that Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is the fastest-selling Mac OS upgrade in history.

2 million copies of Leopard were sold within the first 48 hours of retail sale, but Leopard's first full month on sale beat all previous records, although NPD did not provide figures.

With OS X 10.4 Tiger, Apple expected to reach 2 million sales after 43 days. That was blown out of the water by Leopard. To date, 10.5 is selling 20% better than 10.4, which itself sold 30% more units than OS X 10.3 Panther. Going even further back, Panther doubled Jaguar (OS X 10.2) sales.

"It's really stunning to see Apple have one blow-out OS launch after another," NPD analyst Chris Swenson told AppleInsider. "It's clear that Apple has hit upon the right strategy for rolling out new versions of its OS."


Spacer

Connect with Insanely Great Mac


spacer

Recent Articles

- iPassword offering extension for third party iOS 8 apps
- MacBook Pro lineup gets Haswell CPU bump, more memory
- Podcast: Walkie-talkies, iOS 8 betas, CES and much more
- FLIR One Thermal iPhone case goes on pre-order
- New MacBook Air stickers ad
- A detailed look at Yosemite and iOS 8 Continuity features
- Maroon 5, Pharrel Williams, Beck headline iTunes Festival
- Comcast vs Ryan Block
- Apple launches Swift developer blog
- LEGO Fusion looks pretty neat
- Tim Cook’s leadership and innovation
- Detailed look at iOS 8 Privacy
- IBM's Watson in the kitchen
- Apple rolls out Back to School Promo
- Apple may be rolling out two-factor verification for iCloud
- Apple revamps iTunes U for better iPad integration
- Apple ends Aperture
- New Parenthood iPhone 5s ad features apps with kids
- Apple updates lowest end iPod touch, trims prices
- Apple’s focus on the customer
- Dropbox app looks to streamline desktop setup
- Apple TV adds on ABC News, PBS Kids, AOL On
- A look inside Dropbox's new HQ
- Apple TV and HomeKit possibilities
- T-Mobile offers unlimited iTunes Radio streaming


Browse and search for more articles

IGM Specials

Mercury Extreme SSD
60GB - $64.50
120GB - $79
240GB - $148

480GB - $300

960GB - $695

iMac RAM (2013)
8GB Kit - $99
16GB Kit - $198

32GB Kit - $390

External Storage
500 GB - $129
1 TB RAID - $225
Mobile RAID = $198

Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet - $22.50


Other World Computing

Other World Computing





Home

About

Advertising

Search

Copyright 1995-2014 Insanely Great Mac. All rights reserved.
Privacy Statment | Terms of Service | Editorial Policy