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Topic: Mac marketshare

NPD data suggests 'soft' sales of 4.9M Macs in December quarter

01/17/2012, 08:01 am

The latest U.S. sales data from the NPD Group suggests Apple sold around 4.9 million Macs last quarter, a number that will likely be seen as a mild disappointment on Wall Street.

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Kindle Fire cannibalized 1M to 2M iPad sales 'at most' this holiday

01/03/2012, 10:01 am

The launch of the $199 Amazon Kindle Fire had a detrimental effect on iPad sales for Apple, but the company is still expected to report record sales this quarter, a new report states.

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Quarterly US Mac sales up 13%, expected to grow in December

12/12/2011, 03:12 pm

The latest domestic sales data from the NPD Group shows the Mac lineup demonstrating 13 percent year over year growth in the first two months of the current quarter, a growth number Wall Street watchers expect Apple will handily exceed when the December quarter is concluded.

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Combined Mac, iPad sales to make Apple largest global PC vendor in 2012

11/21/2011, 09:11 am

Apple is poised to become the largest seller of PCs in the world before the second half of 2012, if the iPad is categorized as a PC.

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Mac platform reaches 15-year high with 5% worldwide market share

11/16/2011, 09:11 pm

Fueled by strong gains in Asia Pacific during the September quarter, Apple saw its worldwide share of the PC market pass the 5 percent mark for the first time in 15 years, according to a new analysis.

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Enterprise adopting Apple products as company becomes 'easier to work with'

11/16/2011, 11:11 am

Apple's recent success in the enterprise comes as the company has worked to cater to businesses' needs, and also as Chief Executive Tim Cook has shown a friendlier side than companies were used to with Steve Jobs.

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Worldwide Mac browser share hits 6.9%, iOS takes 62% mobile share

11/01/2011, 12:11 pm

Apple's presence on the Web continues to expand, with browser use of both iOS and Mac OS X seeing growth in October that propelled the company to new heights.

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Forrester: 'It's time to repeal prohibition' on Macs in the enterprise

10/27/2011, 12:10 pm

Mac business users have been shown to be more productive than their PC counterparts, prompting Forrester Research to encourage companies to support Apple hardware in the workplace.

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Apple's Mac now 13% of US market as iPad snags dollars away from PCs

10/12/2011, 05:10 pm

Apple experienced the strongest growth among the top five vendors in the U.S. PC market last quarter with shipments rising 21% on a yearly basis to garner the Mac maker a near 13% share. At the same time, the nation's obsession with the iPad took spending dollars away from PCs.

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Apple seen selling 4.63M Macs, 12M iPads in record quarter

09/28/2011, 02:09 pm

With Apple's fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 drawing to a close, it is expected in a matter of weeks to report record sales of both its Mac and iPad product lineups.

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Apple continues 'unstoppable' winning streak in customer satisfaction

09/20/2011, 09:09 am

Apple has once again topped the American Customer Satisfaction Index for PC makers, making it eight years in a row that consumers have been most satisfied with the Mac maker.

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Back-to-school Mac sales outpace PCs even without white MacBook, free iPod touch

09/15/2011, 12:09 pm

Back-to-school Mac sales once again easily outgrew Windows PCs this year, even though Apple did not offer a free iPod touch and discontinued its education-focused white MacBook this summer.

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Apple on pace to sell record 4.5M Macs this quarter

09/12/2011, 02:09 pm

The latest sales figures from the NPD Group show Apple's Mac platform is set to have its best quarter ever, with sales on pace to hit 4.5 million.

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Mac OS X install base grows to over 6% worldwide, 13% in the US

09/03/2011, 11:09 am

The release of Mac OS X Lion has helped Apple grow its share of the PC install base to nearly 13.5% in the U.S. and more than 6% worldwide, according to new statistics.

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Apple has seen 'significant' slowdown in Mac sales, report claims

08/17/2011, 11:08 am

A new, disputed report from one Wall Street analyst claims Apple's Mac sales have slowed significantly since the fourth week in July, suggesting its back-to-school promotion is not boosting sales as much as expected.

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Back-to-school Mac, iPad sales strong as non-Apple tablets struggle

08/16/2011, 01:08 pm

Back-to-school sales have been particularly strong for Apple this year, with both the Mac and iPad proving popular, while non-Apple tablets have failed to gain traction with education buyers.

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Apple's Mac lineup seen taking 4.5% of PC sales in 2011, 5.2% in 2015

08/09/2011, 11:08 am

Apple's line of Mac computers are seen making further market share gains in the coming years, growing to 4.5 percent of sales in 2011, and 5.2 percent of new PCs sold in 2015.

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'Stagnant' 2011 PC ecosystem viewed as opportunity for Apple to make gains

08/08/2011, 09:08 am

Both Apple's Mac and iPad lineup are poised to make significant gains in the second half of 2011, as the Windows-based PC market remains "relatively stagnant" and is predicted to see 4 percent growth, according to a new analysis.

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NPD data suggests Apple sold record 4.2M Macs in June quarter

07/18/2011, 04:07 pm

The latest domestic sales figures from the NPD Group suggest Apple may have sold as many as 4.2 million Macs in the June quarter, a sum that would represent the company's best quarter ever.

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Apple's share of U.S. PC market rises to nearly 11% on strong growth

07/13/2011, 05:07 pm

Apple's share of the U.S. personal computer market rose to nearly 11 percent during the second quarter of 2011, with the Mac maker representing the only major PC manufacturer to report double-digit growth in a market that contracted by more than 4 percent.

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