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Chart of the day: WinTel gives way to Apple and Android

December 4, 2012: 7:53 AM ET

Microsoft's post-PC dilemma couldn't be clearer in Mary Meeker's latest slide show

Click to enlarge. Source: Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers.

Click to enlarge. Source: Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers.

FORTUNE -- Kleiner Perkins' Mary ("Queen of the Net") Meeker gave her annual Internet Trends presentation at Stanford University Monday night, and as always her slide deck is a trove of cleverly presented data.

The chart above builds on the work of Asymco's Horace Dediu to show the rise and fall of what for decades seemed the unassailable duopoly of computing: Microsoft (MSFT) Windows running on Intel (INTC) chips. Now it's being rapidly overtaken by mobile devices running Apple's (AAPL) iOS or Google's (GOOG) Android.

Meeker's full deck.

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Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for Fortune.com.

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