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Topic: Mac marketshare

Steam survey finds 47% of Mac gamers run Apple's MacBook Pro

08/27/2010, 09:08 am

Valve's monthly survey of the hardware specifications of Steam users has found that nearly half of Mac gamers run a MacBook Pro, while the iMac accounts for nearly a quarter.

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Apple's government Mac sales surge 200%, enterprise grows 50%

08/23/2010, 10:08 am

Apple's Mac sales to enterprise and government customers in the June quarter saw tremendous growth, easily beating competing PC makers in the three-month span.

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iPad, Mac, iPhone growth potential seen to propel Apple stock to $375

08/09/2010, 02:08 pm

A prominent Wall Street analyst has upped his price target for Apple stock from $280 to $375, citing stronger than expected iPad, iPhone and Mac sales, and the fact that the company remains "a small fish in three very large ponds."

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Apple's US Mac sales grow 11% in June, forecasting strong quarter

07/19/2010, 09:07 pm

U.S. Mac sales increased again in June, the third month of Apple's fiscal quarter, growing 11 percent and foreshadowing an announcement of strong sales in Apple's earnings report Tuesday.

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Apple's US Mac shipments grow 15.4% to 1.6M in June quarter

07/14/2010, 04:07 pm

Quarterly estimated PC sales were released Wednesday afternoon, revealing that Apple was the fourth-largest computer maker in the U.S., shipping 1.6 million units during the second quarter of calendar 2010.

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Mac sales up 35% in May, suggest no cannibalization from iPad

07/06/2010, 01:07 pm

The NPD Group on Tuesday released its retail sales data for the month of May, revealing that Mac sales increased 35 percent for Apple and suggesting that the launch of the iPad will not slow their growth.

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iSuppli: Apple was only US PC maker to outgrow market in Q1 2010

06/04/2010, 03:06 pm

The greatest growth in the PC industry in the first quarter of 2010 came from overseas computer manufacturers, with one exception in the U.S.: Apple.

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Mac sales forecast to grow 20% on strong demand for new MacBook Pros

05/11/2010, 09:05 am

Apple's recent MacBook Pro refresh and the newly launched iPad 3G are both strong sellers, industry and supply chain sources have told one Wall Street analyst, who believes Apple could see another quarter with more than 20 percent year-over-year growth in Mac sales.

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Mac sales momentum predicted to push Apple stock to $305

04/19/2010, 09:04 am

Apple's astounding gains on Wall Street are expected to continue, with a second consecutive quarter of more than 30 percent year-over-year Mac sales growth predicted to help push the company's stock to $305.

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Apple sells estimated 1.4M Macs in US to capture 8% market share

04/14/2010, 04:04 pm

Quarterly PC shipment estimates were released Wednesday, and Apple's share of the U.S. PC market grew 34 percent year over year to capture 8 percent of the total domestic market.

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Apple stock projected to hit $300 on strength of iPhone, Mac sales

04/14/2010, 10:04 am

Less than a week ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings report, two analysts increased their price target for the company's stock -- one to $299 and the other to $300.

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'Material' market gains expected from Apple's 25 new China stores

03/22/2010, 09:03 am

With Apple's retail presence delivering growth in Mac and iPhone marketshare elsewhere in the world, the company's plans to build 25 new stores in China is expected to have a significant impact on sales.

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February Mac sales up 43%, Apple on track for 2.9M in quarter

03/15/2010, 01:03 pm

New retail sales data shows Apple has continued to have strong Mac and iPod sales at the start of 2010, with February's numbers showing significant year-over-year growth.

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Blockbuster 2010 Mac sales expected to carry into February for Apple

03/08/2010, 08:03 am

A slow start to Mac sales in early 2009 will work to Apple's advantage, potentially making strong 2010 sales seem even more impressive with numbers reflecting huge year-over-year growth, according to a new analysis.

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Mac OS X market share up 29%, Leopard still most common

02/27/2010, 12:02 pm

New statistics released this week show that the market share of Mac OS X in Web use has grown by 29.4 percent in the last year, while Windows has decreased 3.8 percent.

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Apple's pricing discipline gives Mac 10.5% market dollar share

02/24/2010, 07:02 am

Though Apple carries just 5 percent of the total worldwide home PC market, the Mac commanded 10.5 percent of the market's dollar share during the holiday buying season.

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Apple releases new iPhone ads, Mac cracks top 5 in France

02/22/2010, 01:02 pm

Apple this week released two new TV advertisements touting the unique features of the iPhone, while a massive spike in French Mac sales helped the company crack the top five PC vendors last quarter.

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Apple's January Mac sales grow 36%, on pace for 2.8M in quarter

02/16/2010, 02:02 pm

The latest NPD sales data shows Mac sales increased 36 percent year-over-year in the month of January, which could mean a strong 2.8 million sales for Apple in the first quarter of calendar 2010.

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Apple focuses more on brand quality, less on sales in China

01/26/2010, 12:01 pm

While initial iPhone sales have not had a blockbuster start in China, Apple executives said this week they don't mind -- for them, it's all about building the Apple brand for the long haul.

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iPod touch sales spike 55%; Mac strong in education, overseas

01/25/2010, 07:01 pm

Apple's diverse lineup of popular products delivered a record quarter for the company, with officials revealing Monday that iPod touch and Mac sales are stronger than ever.

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