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Apple makes gains in China according to latest IDC numbers
Making a Splash

Apple makes gains in China according to latest IDC numbers

Dan Thorp-Lancaster

IDC has released the numbers for smartphone shipments by vendor for Q4 2014. Unsurprisingly, Xiaomi is on top with a 13.7 percent market share in the fourth quarter — up from 6.5 percent over the previous year. Perhaps more interesting, however, is that it looks like Apple's launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus helped it jump up to the number two spot in the fourth quarter, with a...

Apple reportedly shipped 5.75 million Macs in Q4 2014
Apple Maintains top 5 spot

Apple reportedly shipped 5.75 million Macs in Q4 2014

Dan Thorp-Lancaster 2

The IDC just released its predictions for fourth quarter 2014 PC shipments, and things are looking good for Apple. Overall, the IDC shows that the tech giant maintained its 5th place position, but showed steady growth by shipping a total of 5.75 million units and growing 18.9 percent year-over-year. As far as domestic shipments are concerned, Apple managed to hold onto its third-...