“As the larger PC market continues to struggle, Apple, too, has seen its Mac sales decline year over year — a trend that is on pace to continue in the current September quarter,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“The latest data on domestic Mac sales from the NPD Group, detailed on Monday by analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray, suggests that Apple saw flat growth in the month of July, which is the first month of the company’s September quarter,” Hughes reports. “Munster characterized the data as ‘neutral to slight positive’ news for Apple. He has forecast that total worldwide Mac sales for the quarter will be down 5 percent year over year.”
Hughes reports, “Mac sales — and the PC market as a whole — are being cannibalized by tablets, and in particular by Apple’s market leading iPad lineup.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]