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Topic: Mac marketshare

Microsoft CEO pans Apple's Mac sales, admits 'very small' Windows Phone sales

07/12/2011, 10:07 am

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer this week boasted that sales of Windows PCs continue to vastly outperform the Mac, but also conceded that his company's mobile phone business has not done much to improve its market share.

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iPad sales will help Apple top HP, become largest mobile PC vendor in 2012

07/01/2011, 07:07 am

Apple is expected to dethrone market leader HP in terms of global notebook shipments next year, if the iPad is categorized as a portable computer.

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HP exec: TouchPad not aimed at dethroning Apple's iPad

06/30/2011, 11:06 pm

An HP executive said Thursday that the TouchPad tablet is not meant to take the market away from the iPad and is instead aimed at the enterprise, while a new report claims Apple is set to overtake HP next year as the world's leading portable PC vendor, if iPads are taken into account.

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Needham sees Apple shipping 30M iPads, 17M Macs in 2011

06/28/2011, 12:06 pm

Needham & Company increased its revenue and earnings per share estimates for Apple on Tuesday, with new figures that reflect higher estimated shipments of 30 million iPads and 17 million Macs in 2011.

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Apple's US Mac sales grow 15% in April & May; stronger June sales expected

06/13/2011, 03:06 pm

Through the first two months of Apple's third quarter of fiscal 2011, U.S. Mac sales are up 15 percent year-over-year, but that number is expected to rise in June when Apple faces a more favorable 2010 comparison.

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Apple makes huge inroads in enterprise as corporate Mac sales surge 66%

05/20/2011, 11:05 am

Mac sales in the enterprise during Apple's last fiscal quarter grew a whopping 66 percent, significantly outpacing the rest of the PC market, which grew just 4.5 percent in the enterprise.

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Tough 2010 comparisons cause 'soft' 9% Mac sales growth for Apple in April

05/16/2011, 03:05 pm

Mac sales a year ago were exceptionally strong, making Apple's year-over-year sales increase in April 2011 a "soft" 9 percent.

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iPad retains 74% tablet market share as Apple sits among top 5 PC vendors

04/28/2011, 09:04 am

Apple's iPad accounted for 74 percent of tablet shipments in the first quarter of 2011, as combined Mac and iPad sales made Apple one of the top five PC vendors in the world by volume.

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New MacBook Pros push Apple's US sales up 47% year over year in March

04/18/2011, 02:04 pm

Driven by strong sales of the new Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pro lineup, domestic Mac sales are estimated to have increased 47 percent year over year in the month of March.

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US Mac sales grow 9.6% in Q1 2011 as rest of market drops 10.7%

04/13/2011, 05:04 pm

Apple's line of Mac computers saw great success in the U.S. in the first quarter of calendar 2011, growing 9.6 from 2010, while the rest of the American market fell 10.7 percent and netbook maker Acer tumbled 42.1 percent.

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NPD data shows Feb. Mac sales slowdown before Apple's MacBook Pro refresh

03/14/2011, 03:03 pm

U.S. Mac sales were on the low end of expectations -- but still up 16 percent year over year -- in the first two months of the March quarter, ahead of Apple's release of the new MacBook Pro lineup.

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NPD data shows Mac sales up 20%, Apple on pace to sell 3.6M in March quarter

02/22/2011, 03:02 pm

The latest U.S. sales data shows Apple's Mac sales are up 20 percent year over year, putting the company on pace to meet an expected 3.6 million units sold in the March quarter.

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Apple becomes No. 3 global PC maker with 241% growth, if iPad is included

01/26/2011, 08:01 am

With Mac and iPad sales combined, Apple computer sales grew 241 percent year over year in the fourth quarter of 2010, vaulting the company into third place in worldwide PC sales research, firm Canalys revealed on Wednesday.

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Apple's domestic holiday Mac sales up 18% year over year

01/17/2011, 04:01 pm

New domestic sales data from the NPD Group shows that Apple's U.S. Mac sales were up 18 percent year-over-year during the holidays, suggesting that the company remains on track to report its best quarterly Mac sales ever.

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NPD data shows Apple on track to sell record 4.3M Macs in Dec. quarter

12/13/2010, 04:12 pm

Apple is on pace to have yet another record breaking quarter for Mac sales, this time crossing the 4 million milestone in a three-month span for the first time ever.

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Classifying iPad as mobile PC makes Apple No. 3 worldwide manufacturer

12/07/2010, 02:12 pm

If the iPad is categorized as equivalent to a traditional laptop, Apple is the largest mobile PC seller in the U.S., and the third-largest worldwide.

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Mac pricing gives Apple top dollar share in U.S. home PC market

11/23/2010, 09:11 am

For the first time ever, Apple is the dollar share leader in the U.S. home PC market, with the Mac taking 29.4 percent of every dollar earned from domestic home computer sales.

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Categorizing iPad as PC would make Apple largest US seller

10/18/2010, 10:10 am

Reclassifying the iPad as a PC in terms of sales would catapult Apple past rivals Dell and HP, elevating the Mac maker to the No. 1 computer manufacturer in the U.S., one Wall Street analyst has noted.

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Apple's share of U.S. PC market cracks the 10% barrier

10/13/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple's share of the U.S. personal computer market grew more than 13% to reach a modern day high of 10.4% for the third quarter of 2010, leaving it just 17,000 units shy of becoming the nation's third largest PC vendor. [Updated with IDC data]

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Apple on track to sell record 3.8M Macs in Sept. quarter

09/13/2010, 06:09 pm

New domestic sales data shows Apple is on pace to sell as many as 3.8 million Macs in the September quarter, up 23 percent from the same period a year ago.

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