Earlier this week, a report surfaced that the late Steve Jobs wanted Mac OS X to run on Sony VAIO PCs -- a rather ironic coincidence as the Japanese consumer electronics giant announces plans to kick that very brand to the curb.
Now here's a fascinating turnaround. In an age when PC use in widely considered on the decline, Apple's share of the U.S. personal marketplace jumped from 9.9 percent to 13.7 percent, reports Gartner (via AppleInsider). That's more impressive than it probably sounds. After all, the just in the last holiday quarter alone, Apple's share of the market soared 28.5 percent in the U.S. over its standing at the same time last year.
The debut of Microsoft's Surface with Windows 8 Pro this week continues to fuel the debate over what should be considered a "tablet" and what should be a "computer," with at least one research firm combining the two.