Windows is Caught Between Mac and Linux
Mar 21, 2008, 20:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"For the first time in ages, the sale of new PCs with Windows as
a percentage of the PC market is declining sharply. The new winner
is the Mac, but, while no one does a good job of tracking the
still-new, pre-installed Linux desktop market, it's also clear that
Linux is finally making impressive inroads into Windows' once
unchallenged market share.
"The Mac numbers are especially revealing. NPD, a global market
research company, has revealed that Apple's share of the U.S.
computer market jumped to 14 percent in February 2008. This was up
from 9 percent in February 2007..."