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  • As Windows fades slowly into the sunset…

    Posted on July 5th, 2017 at 05:30 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    … hard to believe that Apple is rolling over the market.

    When you compare the number of devices purchased that run Windows, as opposed to macOS or iOS, the worm has turned. Fascinating graphic from Horace Dediu at Asymco

    As he puts it:

    The consequences are dire for Microsoft. The wiping out of any platform advantage around Windows will render it vulnerable to direct competition. This is not something it had to worry about before. Windows will have to compete not only for users, but for developer talent, investment by enterprises and the implicit goodwill it has had for more than a decade.

    I wonder how Android devices look in a similar graph. StatCounter shows usage percentages for each of the major OSs like this:

    Last person turn out the lights, OK?

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