“Apple sold a record 5.75 million Macs in the quarter that ended Dec. 31, an increase of 19% that beat the overall industry by a wide margin, IDC said Monday.,” Gregg Keizer reports for Computerworld.
“In a preliminary estimate, IDC pegged Apple’s sales for 2014’s fourth quarter at 5.75 million, a record for a three-month period,” Keizer reports. “According to IDC, Apple sold 4% more Macs than the previous quarter, currently the record.”
Keizer reports, “For the year, IDC estimated that Apple sold 19.8 million Macs, or 15% more than the current annual record set in 2013.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Inexorably, the world awakens!
As we wrote on January 10, 2005, after Apple had just reported 836,000 Macs sold in Q405:
As we have always said, even as many short-sightedly waved (and continue to wave) the white flag, the war is not over. And, yes, we shall prevail…
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