NetApplications’ has measured Apple’s Mac market share at a record 14.07% in the USA in October.
Worldwide, Mac came in at 6.94% and Linux had 1.19%. In the USA, Linux had 2.99%%.
NetApplications’ collects data from the browsers of site visitors to their exclusive on-demand network of HitsLink Analytics and SharePost clients. The network includes over 40,000 websites, and spans the globe.
The company ‘counts’ unique visitors to their network sites, and only count one unique visit to each network site per day. This is part of their quality control process to prevent fraud, and ensure the most accurate portrayal of Internet usage market share. The data is compiled from approximately 160 million unique visits per month. The information is an aggregation of the data from this network of hosted website traffic statistics.
NetApplications’ Desktop Operating System Market Share – Worldwide
NetApplications’ Desktop Operating System Market Share – USA