“Apple Computer saw its personal computer shipments jump considerably during the first quarter, as we reported Friday. The numbers got even better this week,” John G. Spooner writes in the CNET Personal Computers Blog.
“That’s because IDC, which published its first quarter PC shipment figures last Friday, left out a chunk of Apple shipments from its U.S. tally. It said at the time that Apple turned out 450,000 units in the United States during the quarter. But on Monday it quietly revised that figure upward to 565,000. The increase in Apple’s unit shipments bumped it up to a 3.9 percent share of the market, making it the fifth largest computer maker in the U.S. for the quarter,” Spooner writes.
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Note: On April 15th, Gartner reported 571,000 Mac units shipped in the U.S., so now IDC’s new Mac numbers don’t look so out of place.
[Thanks to MDN reader “TheRealist” for the link.]
[UPDATE: 11:40am ET: fixed headline typo: changed “chuck” to “chunk.”]
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