Gartner reported that worldwide PC shipments were 71.9 million, up 16 percent from a year ago. The gains were fueled by mobile PCs that had lower average selling prices. Meanwhile Apple topped Acer to be the third largest PC vendor in terms of shipments.
In the U.S., the PC market showed shipments of 16.5 million units, up 4.2 percent from a year ago. Dell remained top dog with Apple showing the biggest market share gains in the second quarter. Here's a look: