Lenovo overtakes Apple in US PC gross sales for the primary time
Apple has rightly made an enormous deal of the truth that its Mac gross sales have continued to develop, regardless of a contracting PC market. However Cupertino definitely is not alone in having found out easy methods to win at desktops and laptops: Lenovo has simply reported huge positive aspects in its full-yr income and income, and it claims that its PC shipments within the US overtook Apple’s for the primary time, grabbing the No. three spot behind the extra stagnant giants, HP and Dell. This declare is predicated on knowledge for the final three months, doubtless with a little bit of assist from analysts at IDC, though it is value stating that Gartner nonetheless had Lenovo in fourth place within the US as just lately as April. Whichever pundits you take heed to, Lenovo has now dominated the PC market globally for round a yr, because of its ever-increasing ThinkPad line, whereas additionally rising its non-Home windows pill and smartphone gross sales — with the latter quickly to develop into much more prevalent within the US now that the corporate owns Motorola.