There is no shortage of speculation and estimates from different market research firms when it comes to Mac/PC sales. AppleInsider has produced a fantastic featured editorial citing Apple’s quarterly financial report highlighting that, despite analysts’ claims to the contrary, Mac sales actually grew in the U.S. year-over-year in the June quarter.
The article makes the case that analysts may indeed have a conflict of interest. Give the article a read and decide for yourself.
The numbers and scale make for a very interesting read regardless. Also eye-catching is the inclusion and exclusion of different devices from final market share numbers by the analysts.
Apple Inc.’s double digit U.S. Mac growth contradicts IDC & Gartner reports of a Mac sales slump