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 NPDâ€™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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