The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Dell Losing PC Marketshare

Dell Losing PC Marketshare

by , 7:40 AM EDT, October 19th, 2006

Dell has long been considered the top computer manufacturer in terms of units shipped, but lately has been losing ground to companies like Apple and HP. BusinessWeek reports that for the first time in three years, HP shipped more computers than Dell.

HP managed to outsell Dell enough last quarter to grab 16.3 percent of the personal computer market, beating out Dell's 16.1 percent. Apple showed a 30 percent increase in units shipped, and managed to end the quarter with 6 percent of the U.S. market.

This isn't the first time this year Dell's numbers have dropped below other computer manufacturers. In January, Apple Computer's market cap jumped up over Dell's.

Digg!

Recent TMO Headlines - Updated September 27th

Tue, 9:38 AM
macOS Sierra: Using Tapback in Messages
Mon, 6:38 PM
watchOS 3: Mickey and Minnie Mouse Can Now Speak the Time
Mon, 5:51 PM
iOS 10: How to Use Maps Extensions
Mon, 5:07 PM
TMO Background Mode: Interview with Founder & President of Bombich Software, Mike Bombich
Mon, 3:13 PM
iOS 10 Maps 'Overview' Buttons Moved to the Swipe-Up Drawer
Mon, 2:35 PM
A-Shirt Makes Apple-Inspired Shirts for Apple Fans
Mon, 2:32 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2016-09-26: macOS Sierra PDF Issues, Apple ID Two-Factor Authentication
Mon, 2:25 PM
Apple's iPhone 7 Invitation Refused by Bloggers
Mon, 2:01 PM
Avantree PowerHouse 4 Port Fast USB Charging Station
Mon, 1:28 PM
Stilo 6R Stylus Features Magnetic Body and Hybrid Tip
Mon, 10:40 AM
How to Stream the Clinton/Trump Presidential Debate on Your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV
Sun, 12:06 PM
MGG 624: Sierra, APFS, Wi-Fi and Personal Servers
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!