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Chromebooks surge past Macs in the U.S. for the first time
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2016, 05:52:54 PM »
Chromebooks surge past Macs in the U.S. for the first time
19 May 2016, 5:44 pm



It may have taken nearly five years, but it’s finally official: Chromebooks are no joke.

More Google-powered laptops shipped than Macs in the U.S. during the first three months of 2016, IDC market analyst Linn Huang recently told The Verge. (Disclosure: IDC and PCWorld are both owned by International Data Group, but have no editorial ties.) This is the first time Chromebooks have out-shipped a competing PC platform.

Chromebooks beating Macs may be a surprising statistic, but in reality, it’s just that—a statistic. It’s unlikely that Chromebooks are about to become the second most important PC platform in the United States, because this first Chromebook victory comes with two big caveats.

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