Here’s Why the Mac Is Beating the PC Right Now

Mac vs. PC
JiaJia Liu—flickr Editorial/Getty Images A MacBook computer and instruction manual.

Mac sales are up, PC sales are down. And in that shrinking market, Apple takes the lion’s share of the profits

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Tim Cook reported Tuesday that Mac sales grew almost 18% year over year in the June quarter while the rest of the PC market shrank by nearly 2%.

And the Mac is the most profitable PC on the market. By far.

“Indeed,” writes Asymco‘s Horace Dediu, “it’s more profitable than all the other vendors put together.”

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