If tablets are PCs, then Apple is the largest PC manufacturer on the planet. And it’s not even close. Another CNN Money chart from Philip Elmer-DeWitt.
Market researchers at Canalys made headlines Wednesday when they reported that Apple was the world’s No. 1 personal computer manufacturer in Q4 2012 with shipments of 27 million PCs — almost twice as many as No. 2 Hewlett-Packard.
In other news, Dell gave money back to shareholders, HP is considering a break up, and other than Apple, only Samsung makes money selling phones.