With original estimates of 500,000 Windows users switching to Mac, it was a surprirse to Needham & Co that apparently over a million
former Windows users switched to Mac hardware in 2005. Regardless of the reasoning behind the switches, it's obvious that people are warming up to the idea of OS X and expensive (relatively) Mac hardware. The article focuses on share prices, though it offers some insight in the future of Apple. Mac OS X was a major turning point for them, and they are definitely making headway in a market that formerly thought them nearly dead.