Apple Maintains Its PC Crown, But Still Loses Ground

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While so much has been made about Google's increasing dominance of the smartphone and tablet space, it's easy to forget that Apple is no slouch in this space, either. In fact, as we recently saw from a long-time analyst in this space, Apple actually holds the crown as No. 1 in the PC market globally when you include devices like notebooks, ultrabooks, and tablets. However, some significant changes took place in this all-important tech market during the second quarter, including Samsung shaking up the rankings in a big way. In this video, tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner discusses the recent numbers, and a few of the key areas where investors should focus.

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