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Worldwide Mac Sales Up Slightly as PC Market Continues to Decline in Q1 2017

Tuesday April 11, 2017 3:09 pm PDT by
Amid a continuing decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple's Mac sales are up slightly, according to new PC shipping estimates shared today by Gartner. During the first quarter of 2017, Apple shipped an estimated 4.2 million Macs worldwide, up from 4 million in the year-ago quarter for an estimated growth of 4.5 percent. During the quarter, Apple held 6.8 percent of the market, up from 6.3...
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BlackBerry Hits '0%' Market Share Nearly Ten Years After iPhone Launched

Wednesday February 15, 2017 10:40 am PST by
Nearly ten years after Apple launched the iPhone, which completely upended the smartphone industry, the device has effectively helped to wipe out one of its major predecessors: the BlackBerry. BlackBerry has at last fallen to a rounded 0.0% share among smartphone operating systems after shipping just 207,000 smartphones last quarter, following an over seven year decline from its peak market...
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Worldwide Mac Sales Remain Steady in 4Q 2016 Amid Continuing PC Market Decline

Wednesday January 11, 2017 1:52 pm PST by
Amid an ongoing decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple's Mac sales are holding steady, according to new PC shipping estimates shared today by Gartner. During the fourth quarter of 2016, Apple shipped an estimated 5.4 million Macs worldwide, up from 5.3 million in the year-ago quarter for an estimated growth of 2.4 percent. During the quarter, Apple held 7.5 percent of the market, up from 7...
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Mac Sales Continue to Slide Amid Lack of Updates

Tuesday October 11, 2016 2:11 pm PDT by
Amid a continuing decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple is also experiencing a decline according to new PC shipping estimates from Gartner. During the third quarter of 2016, Apple shipped an estimated 5 million Macs, down from 5.7 million in the year-ago quarter for a 13.4 percent decline in growth. Apple's 3Q 2016 market share comes in at 6.7 percent, down from 7.3 percent in 3Q 2015,...
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iOS and Android Combined for Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter

Thursday August 18, 2016 9:30 am PDT by
The latest numbers from research firm Gartner reveal that the smartphone industry continues to be a virtual two-horse race between iOS and Android. The operating systems combined for a record 99.1% worldwide market share in the second calendar quarter of 2016, compared to 96.8% in the year-ago period. Android remained the world's most widely used smartphone operating system with 86.2% market ...
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Apple's PC Sales Fall Behind ASUS as Buyers Await Next-Generation MacBook Pro and Other New Models

Monday July 11, 2016 4:20 pm PDT by
The latest numbers from market research firm IDC reveal that Mac sales experienced a slight year-over-year decline in the second quarter, dropping to 4.4 million from 4.8 million during the year-ago period. Apple fell behind ASUS to finish as the fifth-largest PC vendor by shipments worldwide, with 7.1 percent market share through late June. Apple had 7.4 percent share in the second quarter...
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Global Smartphone Market Grows in Q1 2016 as iPhone Share Shrinks to 14%

Friday May 20, 2016 2:54 am PDT by
Apple's global smartphone market share fell to 14.8 percent in the first quarter of 2016, down from 17.9 percent in the same period the previous year, despite a 3.9 percent growth in overall smartphone sales compared to Q1 2015, according to Gartner (via DigiTimes). The number of smartphones delivered to end users in Q1 totalled 349 million globally, compared to 336 in the same period in 2015. ...
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Worldwide Mac Sales Hold Steady as PC Market Sees Shipments Decline 9.6% in Q1 2016

Monday April 11, 2016 7:40 pm PDT by
Amid a decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple's Mac sales have held steady, according to new PC shipping estimates from Gartner. During the first quarter of 2016, Apple shipped 4.6 million Macs worldwide and held 7.1 percent of the market, up from 4.56 million Mac shipments and 6.4 percent of the market during the first quarter of 2015. While Apple only saw 1 percent worldwide growth, it...
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iOS and Android Capture Combined 98.4% Share of Smartphone Market

Thursday February 18, 2016 6:39 am PST by
The latest numbers from research firm Gartner reveal that the smartphone industry continues to be largely a two-horse race between iOS and Android. The two mobile operating systems combined for 98.4 percent worldwide market share in the fourth calendar quarter of 2015, compared to 96.4 percent in the year-ago quarter. Android remained the world's most widely used smartphone operating system...
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Apple Maintains Mac Sales Momentum Amid Overall Worldwide PC Market Decline

Tuesday January 12, 2016 6:17 pm PST by
Amid an overall decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple is the sole manufacturer that saw positive shipment growth, according to new PC shipping estimates from Gartner. With worldwide PC shipments from Lenovo, HP, Dell, ASUS, and Acer down, Apple also broke into Gartner's list of top 5 worldwide PC vendors for the first time since Q3 2015. Gartner's Preliminary Worldwide PC Vendor Unit ...
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Apple Continues to Outpace Slumping PC Market in 3Q 2015

Thursday October 8, 2015 8:20 pm PDT by
The PC market continues to slide, according to the latest estimates, and while Apple is seeing only a small gain or loss in shipments year-over-year depending on who is doing the counting, the Mac maker continues to outpace the overall market. Gartner's Preliminary Worldwide PC Vendor Unit Shipment Estimates for 3Q15 (Thousands of Units) Gartner's numbers show Apple shipping 5.6 million Macs...
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Apple Sees U.S. Mac Shipments Drop 2.5% in 2Q15 Amid Larger Worldwide PC Shipment Decline

Thursday July 9, 2015 2:07 pm PDT by
Amid a decline in both U.S. and worldwide PC shipments, Apple has also seen a slight drop in its U.S. PC shipments in 2Q15, according to shipping estimates released today from Gartner. Apple shipped 1.92 million PCs during the second quarter of 2015, down from 1.97 million in 2Q14, marking a 2.5 percent decline. Overall PC growth in the United States during the quarter was down 5.8 percent,...
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Apple Continues Seeing Steady Mac Sales Growth Even as U.S. PC Shipments Decline

Thursday April 9, 2015 3:13 pm PDT by
Even amid a decline in U.S. PC shipments, Apple continues to see steady shipment growth, according to new PC shipping estimates from Gartner. Apple shipped nearly 1.7 million PCs in 1Q15, up from 1.5 million in 1Q14, marking an 8.9 percent increase. Overall PC growth in the United States in 1Q15 was down 1.3 percent compared to 1Q14, with Dell and other smaller manufacturers seeing a decline in...
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Apple Surpassed Samsung as World's Largest Smartphone Maker in Fourth Quarter

Tuesday March 3, 2015 7:26 am PST by
The latest numbers from research firm Gartner reveal that Apple surpassed Samsung in worldwide smartphone sales during the fourth quarter of 2014 to become the world's largest smartphone maker. Samsung lost the top spot to Apple for the first time since 2011. Apple narrowly edged Samsung as the two rivals had quarterly sales of 74.8 million and 73 million smartphones respectively. Apple's...
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Apple Maintains Mac Sales Momentum in Holiday Quarter

Monday January 12, 2015 1:19 pm PST by
Apple saw an increase in its U.S. PC shipments during the recent holiday quarter, according to PC shipping estimates from Gartner. Apple shipped over 2.1 million Macs in 4Q14, up from 1.9 million Macs in 4Q13, marking an 11.5 percent increase. Though the company's shipments were up, its growth rate slightly trailed the overall market, resulting in a share of 11.7 percent down from 11.9 percent in ...
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iPad Set for 'Free Run' Through Holiday Tablet Shopping Season

Thursday September 22, 2011 6:48 am PDT by
Gartner's projections of worldwide tablet sales to end users (thousands of units) Research firm Gartner today released updated sales estimates for the tablet market, noting that a lack of momentum from competing products will give Apple's iPad "free run" through the lucrative holiday shopping period. Looking out over the longer term, Gartner sees Apple maintaining a majority share of the...