But take a slightly longer view, as the attached chart does, and things look pretty bleak for the once-mighty Wintel empire.
Windows PC growth rates have been shrinking since the first quarter of 2010 and have been in negative territory (i.e., fewer units sold year over year) every quarter for the past six.
The first quarter of 2010, you may recall, is when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad.
Link: The Five Year Plan.
Microsoft's post-PC dilemma couldn't be clearer in Mary Meeker's latest slide show
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 MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 4, 2012 7:53 AM ET
With the popularity of Samsung Android phones exploding, one analytics company is wondering if another dualopoly is on the horizon.
Flurry Analytics took one look at the rising popularity of Samsung Android devices, its Galaxy line in particular, and wondered if Samsung will someday dominate the Android space. Android, in turn, would have to dominate the smartphone space. Samsung is certainly taking off:
Microsoft (MSFT) and Intel (INTC) became the dominant MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 5, 2011 5:28 PM ET
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