Mac shipments ride high as PC industry enjoys bumper Q4 2020

Apple’s Macs enjoyed a bumper fourth quarter of 2020, according to IDC, with shipments reportedly up almost 50% year-on-year, and helping Apple to become the fastest-growing major computer vendor for the entirety of 2020.The COVID-19 pandemic forced many people to stay at home, a global event that made computers an essential purchase to work or learn from home. After a year of increased sales, IDC’s figures indicate the sales boom didn’t wane in the fall.Global computer shipments for the entire industry hit 91.6 million units for the fourth quarter of 2020, according to IDC, representing growth of 26.1% year-on-year. This is a continuation of what was observed in the third quarter of 2020, where sales were up 14.6% year-on-year.Read more…
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