CHART OF THE DAY: The Growth Of The Mac

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While all the attention on Apple is focused on mobile devices, the growth of its PC business has been pretty impressive in its own right.

At today’s big Apple event COO Tim Cook presented the chart below which shows the installed base of the Mac. It’s just shy of 50 million right now.

He added that the Mac business has been growing faster than the overall PC market for 18 quarters running.

chart of the day, mac installed base, october 2010

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