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Topic: Mac marketshare

Mac sales grow 7% as Apple projected to sell 2.8M in quarter

09/14/2009, 02:09 pm

Based on new sales figures from NPD Market Research, Apple is expected to slightly exceed Wall Street's consensus on Mac sales for the September quarter.

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Apple's mindshare in Asia far outweighs marketshare

09/11/2009, 09:09 am

With just a sliver of phone and computer sales in the world's most populous region, Apple still managed to top all other companies to become the region's most admired in a new ranking.

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Don't expect Apple TV as cable set top box, Apple exec says

09/08/2009, 08:09 am

Though rumors have persisted for years that the Apple TV might transition from a media streaming solution into a cable box competitor, a new report said an Apple executive "killed that concept."

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Microsoft's fight against Apple ads seen as waste of money

09/02/2009, 07:09 am

With Apple's Mac home market share tripling in the past five years, Microsoft has fought back with its own advertising campaigns attacking Apple for the first time, a move one analyst sees as a mistake.

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Apple's Mac leads sales growth as PC market begins to recover

08/26/2009, 12:08 pm

The worldwide PC market began a slow rebound from the recession last quarter with overall home sales surging, and strong Mac sales with business buyers.

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School shoppers choose netbooks over Apple, for now

08/18/2009, 03:08 pm

A new study suggests students prefer low-cost netbooks over Apple's MacBook, but some believe the Mac-maker's long-rumored tablet could take a large portion of low-end laptop sales.

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Single digit growth boosts Apple's share of US PC market to 8.7 percent

07/15/2009, 05:07 pm

Apple's share of the U.S. computer market grew 2.5 percent in the second quarter while the PC industry as a whole saw shipments slide 1.2 percent, according to new figures released Wednesday by market research firm Gartner.

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Apple's share of U.S. PC market slips to 7.4% as sales decline

04/15/2009, 06:04 pm

Apple's share of the U.S. computer market fell to 7.4 percent during the first calendar quarter of 2009 from 8.0 percent during the fourth quarter of 2008, market research firm Gartner said Wendesday.

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Mac web share hits record 9.9 percent in January

02/01/2009, 11:02 pm

Even as the economy has continued to falter, Apple's share of web users has climbed up to a landmark 9.93 percent in the first month of 2009 while Windows' own share continues to slide downwards.

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Apple's share of US PC market slips to 8% at hands of Acer

01/14/2009, 06:01 pm

Apple's share of the US computer market fell to 8 percent during the fourth calendar quarter of 2008 from 9.5 percent in the third as the Mac maker surrendered its third place ranking to surging netbook maker Acer, according to market research firm Gartner.

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Apple snags nearly 10% of US PC market in third quarter

10/14/2008, 05:10 pm

With just days to go before Apple announces the results of its fourth fiscal quarter, new data from market research firm Gartner has the Mac maker snagging a near 10 percent share of the US PC market for the three month period ending September, with its unit shipments growing more than six times the industry average.

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Apple's US retail notebook share up to 20 percent?

10/01/2008, 02:10 pm

One in five notebooks purchased at US retail outlets during the recent back-to-school buying season were Macs, according to a new report.

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Mac presence on web up nearly 5 percent in September

10/01/2008, 10:10 am

More and more consumers are choosing Apple computers to access their favorite online content, with the presence of Macs on the Web growing more than 4.7 percent last month, according to the latest market share figures from Net Applications.

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Apple's North American notebook share jumps 60 percent

09/17/2008, 11:09 am

Brisk sales of Apple's MacBook product lines have seen the company's share of the North American notebook market surge more than 60 percent on a yearly basis through the second quarter of the year, according DisplaySearch.

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Report: Mac adoption expanding in the enterprise

08/25/2008, 08:08 am

Despite the lack of any clear and obvious enterprise strategy at Apple, analyst Benjamin Gray of Forrester Research reported an incremental gain in enterprise Mac use among the 2,500 organizations the company tracks, representing 50,000 end users.

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Apple may report unprecedented 3 million Mac quarter

08/21/2008, 11:08 am

The investment banking division of the Royal Bank of Canada said Thursday that Apple's back-to-school promotion is showing signs that it will drive the company to a record-smashing quarter in which sales of Macs could exceed 3 million.

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iPhone reception; Australian Mac sales boom; 30% off Office 2008

08/12/2008, 01:08 pm

AT&T is investigating reports from iPhone 3G users who claim their new phones can't maintain a solid 3G signal. Meanwhile, new figures show a huge jump in Apple's share of the Australian PC market. And Microsoft is offering students up to 30% off Office 2008 with the purchase of a new Mac.

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Apple may have shipped record 2.54 million Macs in third quarter

07/17/2008, 08:07 am

Based on an analysis of Gartner Group's recently published estimates on domestic Macintosh sales, AppleInsider contributing analyst Andy Zaky estimates Apple to have shipped 2.54 million Macs during its third fiscal quarter ended June.

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Apple passes Acer to become third largest U.S. PC vendor

07/16/2008, 04:07 pm

Macs garnered an 8.5 percent share of the U.S. PC market during the second quarter of the year, pushing Apple past Acer in the national rankings and into third place overall, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by market research firm Gartner.

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Apple may have shipped 2.5 million Macs in spring thanks to Vista

07/08/2008, 07:07 am

The poor reception of Windows Vista, along with a strong Mac OS X, will help Apple continue to ship Macs at three times the industry average by the end of the spring, according to BMO Capital Markets.

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