IDC says Apple Mac sales were up about 6.9 million in the third quarter, giving it a market share of 8.5% and a sales increase of 38.9% from year to year. Before Apple were Lenovo (23.75 global market share), HP (23%) and Dell (14.8%). The Mac saw the biggest growth from year to year of some of the top five (including Acer) PC makers.
According to the Gartner Research Group, worldwide PC shipments accounted for 71
Gartner says that worldwide Mac sales were around 5.5 million in the third quarter, giving 7.7% market share and a 7.3% increase in sales from year to year. Before Apple were Lenovo (25.7% global market share), HP (22%) and Dell (14%).