Chromebook Shipments Leap by 67 Percent


 The “good” news about the PC market is that, by IDC’s count, it only declined by 1.7 percent in the last quarter. The only bright spots? Macs at the high-end and Chromebooks at the low-end. While Apple certainly wins when it comes to profit margins, Chromebook sales are surging upwards.

They’re not the only ones who’ve seen Chromebook’s growth. Stephen Baker, consumer research company NPD’s VP of industry analysis for consumer technology, said Chromebooks accounted for more than 5 percent of notebook sales and almost 20 percent of the under-$300  category.
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