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The ‘Market Share’ Category

iPhone Nabs 16.6% of Smartphone Market; Staves off Industry Decline

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

According to a recent note from Needham analyst, Charlie Wolf, the iPhone is now not only the world’s second most in demand smartphone, but has actually had a hand in rescuing the entire market from decline.

Elecronista reiterates that for the second quarter which ended in September, the iPhone held 16.6 percent of the global smartphone [...]

Mac Web Share Hits Record 8.82%, Windows Dips Below 90%

Monday, December 1st, 2008

According to a Net Applications web survey issued overnight Monday, Apple’s (AAPL) cut of the “Internet pie” increased in November as the Mac and iPhone hit record numbers in Internet share.
Naturally, this comes at the cost of Microsoft’s web presence, with Windows’ Internet share dropping below 90% for the first time ever and [...]

New Apple Notebooks Boost Mac Sales By 28%

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Apple’s latest line of notebook computers has helped the company stay ahead of the pack, while Mac sales grew by 25% when compared to this time last year.
Gene Munster, a long time Apple analyst for Piper Jaffray, relayed some data by market research firm NPD Group, in a note to clients. As AppleInsider explains, Munster [...]

Study Shows New MacBooks to Take Healthy Percentage of Holiday Sales

Monday, November 10th, 2008

According to electronista, Apple’s recent MacBook lineup and the iPhone may make it one of the better positioned companies to survive a likely steep drop in spending during the holidays.

Initially reported by ChangeWave, the study shows that a full third of all studied US notebook buyers, or 33%, plan to buy some form of [...]

iPhone 3G Overtakes RAZR as Top U.S. Consumer Handset

Monday, November 10th, 2008

According to market research firm NPD Group, the iPhone 3G has managed to successfully oust the Motorola RAZR as the number one U.S. handset purchased by adult consumers.

The firm has recently announced that the long held top spot has now been overtaken by the iPhone 3G during the third quarter of 2008, reports [...]

Apple Tops 9% Market Share, Outperforms PC Market (Again)

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Proving analysts were right about Apple’s cushy market position, the Cupertino tech firm continues to increase its market share, closing in at 9%, ranking third in the US market.

According to recent data from Gartner, Apple has posted an around 30 percent increase in market share over third quarter sales numbers from the previous year holding [...]

iPhone 3G Snags 17% US Smartphone Market, Apple Already Sold 10M iPhones

Monday, October 6th, 2008

According the marketing research and industry tracking NPD Group, Apple’s iPhone 3G has now climbed the ranks and snagged 17% of the US Smartphone market, and independent research points to Apple having reached its goal of selling 10 Million iPhones three months early.

Reports clarify that Apple’s iPhone 3G has outsold the Blackberry Curve, Blackberry Pearl [...]

Apple Grabs 20% of US Notebook Market Share in July and August

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

A report from the marketing research and industry tracking NPD Group, states that Apple notebooks made up (accounted for) 20% of retail notebook sales in the United States during the months of July and August, 2008.

The report covers the number of boxes Apple actually shipped. Or how many actual physical computers were tracked to have [...]

Apple’s North American Notebook Share on the Rise

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Despite today’s current economic situation, Apple is managing to keep its head above water.  DisplaySearch has noted in a recent report that the Mac notebook market share has now risen to 10.6%.

A report released Monday is showing that Apple’s North American market share has jumped nearly 60%, rising from 6.6% of the market to 10.6% [...]