Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Sep 2006 15:15 UTC
Mac OS X Apparantly, it's damn lies statistics time again in the Apple world, boys and girls. A few days ago, Net Applications published OS market share figures which showed that the market share of the Mac OS remained largely flat over the past year. However, today, the Switchtoamac website posted an article which looks at the same set of figures in a different way, only to conclude that when you compare last year's figures to this year's, the Mac OS has risen 25% in marketshare. We all know the saying: there are lies... Damn lies... Funny detail: while the debate rages on about half percentage points for the Mac OS, Windows XP increased its share by 8 percent the past 12 months. According to these figures, of course.
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by judgen on Thu 21st Sep 2006 17:20 UTC
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This is just silly, statistics like that cant be wrong. I can tell you for sure. If mac has 4% it means they have sold 100 million computers. and all linuxes together comes up to a measly 0,4% wich means only 10 million. That is just ludicrous. There are more than 10 million linux computers than 10 million. Just count the servers sold by ibm, hp and redhat they alone gets that number. So what about the rest of us? do the desktop linuxes not count?

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