Apple's (AAPL) presence on the Web expanded to record levels in December, according to preliminary data released early New Year's day by Net Applications.
Mac OS X's percentage of Web hits reached a record 9.63%, up more than 9% since November and nearly 32% from Dec. 2007.
Gains for the iPhone were even more impressive. Its share of the Web traffic grew nearly 19% to hit a record 0.44%. That's more than MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 1, 2009 9:12 AM ET
Apple's (AAPL) slice of the Internet pie grew measurably in November as both the Mac and the iPhone hit record numbers in a Net Applications Web survey issued overnight Monday and updated Monday morning.
At the same time, Microsoft's (MSFT) Web presence crossed two psychological barriers, with Windows' Internet share dropping below 90% for the first time and Internet Explorer's market share retreating to less than 70%.
The Mac's share of Web MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 1, 2008 10:57 AM ET
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The monthly Market Share survey from Net Applications, which had reported steady increases for the Mac OS in the previous two months and sharp growth for the iPhone -- including a 57% surge in August -- showed a very different picture in the October report issued overnight Saturday.
In October, iPhone growth slowed to 3.12% (down from 6.67% in September) and the Mac's share actually fell, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 1, 2008 10:02 AM ET
The presence on the Internet of both the Mac and the iPhone grew smartly this summer, registering record numbers for each operating system in the Net Applications survey issued overnight Wednesday.
The Mac's share of Web hits grew 5.34% to a record 8.28% last month, according to the Web metrics firm's September survey. The iPhone's share, having surged 57% -- from 0.19% to 0.30% -- in August (see here), grew another MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 1, 2008 7:51 AM ET
The iPhone's growing presence on the Web, having leveled off before the introduction of the iPhone 3G, surged in the month and a half since, according to preliminary data released Sunday by Net Applications, an Aliso Viejo, CA-based Web service company.
The percentage of Web hits coming from iPhones passed 0.2% in June and then dipped in the weeks that followed. But it peaked on August 23rd at a record high MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 31, 2008 2:18 PM ET
Microsoft (MSFT) Windows continued its downward drift and Apple's (AAPL) Mac OS X inched up to a record 7.95% in the market share survey issued Tuesday by Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Net Applications.
The biggest gain, however, was recorded by the open-source operating system Linux, which jumped more than 16% in June -- albeit from a small base -- to hit 0.79%.
The iPhone held steady at 0.16%, reflecting a leveling off of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 1, 2008 7:23 AM ET
After drifting inexplicably in February, March and April -- actually losing market share in two out of three months just when Macintosh sales seemed to be on fire -- Mac OS X recovered smartly in the Net Applications survey issued overnight Sunday.
Apple's (AAPL) share of the operating system market grew 5.69% in May to hit a record 7.80%, while Windows in all its flavors dropped half a point to 91.17%. MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 1, 2008 6:33 AM ET
On March 18, along with the latest version of iTunes and QuickTime, Apple slipped a copy of Safari 3.1 into the Software Update it sent to millions of Windows users -- even though strictly speaking the first non-beta version of Safari for Windows was a new program and not an "update."
Critics, among them longtime Apple supporters, excoriated the company for what was widely viewed as an uncharacteristic sleight of hand. MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 1, 2008 8:39 AM ET
After showing impressive gains in December and January, Mac OS X's slice shrank a bit last month in the latest Net Applications survey of operating system market share. The iPhone's share growth, meanwhile, continues to outpace every other category except "Other."
As Net Applications measures it (more on its quirky methodology below), the Mac's market share dipped to 7.46 percent, 1.45 percent off its January record high. Apple's (AAPL) iPhone, meanwhile, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 1, 2008 12:32 PM ET
The news was almost lost yesterday in the Microhoo hoopla: even as Microsoft (MSFT) was trying to buy its way into some kind of parity with Google (GOOG) by gobbling up Yahoo (YHOO), a new survey showed that Apple (AAPL) had taken another little bite out of Redmond's core business.
According to the latest market share data from Net Applications, Mac OS X's slice of the computer operating system market grew MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 2, 2008 10:23 AM ET
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