“Let’s hear it for the Mac,” Dan Moren writes for Macworld. “There’s been plenty of ink shed on the meaning and impact of iPhone and iPad sales in Apple’s most recent quarters… But through it all, the Mac has quietly kept on doing steady business, and I think the sturdy workhorse of Apple’s lineup deserves some accolades.”

“Not only has the Mac entered its fourth decade—impressive for any piece of technology—but it’s seen tremendous success and even growth in an era where all anybody can talk about is smartphone this and tablet that,” Moren writes. “The Mac’s success is especially heartening for someone like me, who grew up in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, when the platform was a target for jeers and the company seemed to perpetually appear with that good old ‘beleaguered’ adjective in every news story.”

Moren writes, “Twenty-some years later, and the worm has certainly turned.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Inexorably, Apple’s indomitable Mac wins out over upside-down and backwards wannabes.

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