“Fueled by strong gains in Asia Pacific during the September quarter, Apple saw its worldwide share of the PC market pass the 5 percent mark for the first time in 15 years, according to a new analysis,” Josh Ong reports for AppleInsider.
“Analyst Charlie Wolf of Needham & Co. informed investors on Wednesday that Mac shipment growth in the third quarter of calendar 2011 outpaced the PC market for the 22nd straight quarter,” Ong reports. “Apple’s 24.6 percent growth dwarfed the 5.3 percent growth in total PC shipments.”
Ong reports, “The Cupertino, Calif., Mac maker posted record Mac sales of 4.89 million for the period. According to Wolf, that was enough to push Apple past the “magic 5 percent mark,” up from 4.7 percent in June and 4.4 percent a year ago.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” and “GetMeOnTop ” for the heads up.]