Linked by David Adams on Thu 3rd Jul 2008 19:12 UTC, submitted by Caffeine Deprived
Apple Apple's OS market share increased by nearly 32% in the last year. Windows Vista and Linux also increased their shares by 8% and 18%, respectively, to end the month accounting for 16.14% and 0.88% of the online OS market. The full results from the survey can be found here. The results came as there is increasing speculation about the new version of OS X having a business focus.
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Vista
by japh on Thu 3rd Jul 2008 21:22 UTC
japh
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2005-11-11

I'm a little surprised by the Vista numbers. Is it really just 8% more Vista machines during the last 12 months?
Adoption might not be what Redmond wishes, but that number seems really low.

Edited 2008-07-03 21:23 UTC

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RE: Vista
by tomcat on Thu 3rd Jul 2008 22:13 in reply to "Vista"
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2006-01-06

I'm a little surprised by the Vista numbers. Is it really just 8% more Vista machines during the last 12 months? Adoption might not be what Redmond wishes, but that number seems really low.


In theory, now that XP isn't being offered by Microsoft, Vista numbers should increase dramatically. But we'll see...

Edited 2008-07-03 22:18 UTC

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RE: Vista
by MollyC on Fri 4th Jul 2008 02:14 in reply to "Vista"
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2006-07-04

The "Vista increased by 8%" statement looks wrong. I think it meant to say that Vista's share increased by 8 percentage points, but even that is wrong. According to the link, Vista's share went from 6.29% to 16.14%, which is a 157% increase in share, or an increase in share of 9.85 percentage points, depending on how you look at it.

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