Apple's U.S. market share tumbles to 8% in Q4

Summary:According to a preliminary report released by Gartner Apple ranked fourth in U.S market share in Q4 2008 at 8.

According to a preliminary report released by Gartner Apple ranked fourth in U.S market share in Q4 2008 at 8.0% - up from 6.7% in the fourth quarter of 2007, but down from 9.5% in the third quarter of 2008.

MacRumors reports that the sequential decline in Apple's market share was not entirely unexpected because Apple traditionally does well in the back-to-school third quarter which typically results in a weaker fourth quarter of each calendar year.

You can read the complete report at Gartner.com.

Topics: Apple

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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