“The release of Mac OS X Lion has helped Apple grow its share of the PC install base to nearly 13.5% in the U.S. and more than 6% worldwide, according to new statistics,” Chris Smith reports for AppleInsider.
“The latest tracking data from NetMarketShare shows Mac OS X has been steadily climbing the global charts, seeing its share rise from 5.60% in May to 5.67% and 5.96%, in June and July, respectively,” Smith reports. “By the end of last month, it had reached 6.03% worldwide and 13.42% in the United States.”
Smith reports, “Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple’s latest desktop operating system that started selling on July 20, already accounts for 1.03% share of the overall market compared to 1.17% for Leopard and 3.46% for Snow Leopard.”
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