Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Feb 2009 12:00 UTC
In the News Since it's nigh on impossible to produce accurate figures of operating system usage, we have to make do with figures that provide a rough estimate, at best. One such set of statistics are the figures from Net Applications, which tracks the 160 million monthly visitors to its hosted websites. The latest figures from January 2009 have been published, and they show that the rise of Mac OS X continues, as well as that of the iPhone and iPod Touch. Unsurprisingly, Windows 7 did quite well too.
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Amount of Internet users has grown?
by wanderingk88 on Mon 2nd Feb 2009 15:03 UTC
wanderingk88
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2008-06-26

I'm not an expert in statistics, but could it be that the sheer amount of internet users has grown?

That'd account for the "decrease" in Linux users, for example, since a 3% decrease is way too significant over a year (we're talking big numbers here, more than the people in my own country. And a 3% rise in unemployment rate over a year would be quite noticeable).

Edited 2009-02-02 15:04 UTC

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Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

I wasn't even able to find the degrees in the statistics. Actually I found something else:

http://osnews.com/permalink?346638

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