OMG! The polish is off Apple’s crown. It finally happened. Well, we say finally, but we’re old enough to still remember the days when Apple wasn’t the technological tastemaker it is now and was requiring of a $10 million loan from Microsoft just to stay afloat. Imagine such a thing happening now. Without the help of Bill Gates, maybe no iPod, maybe no iPhone, maybe no iPad. And definitely no Surface, arf! Never mind the “Redmond, start your photocopiers” jibes, though – Apple insiders knew the real score.
Anyhoo, all this is just our way of saying enjoy this infographic, which illustrates Apple’s diminishing share of the tablet pie (mmm… pie) and then read the E&T news story about Apple’s sliding share price.
Click on the graphic for an expanded view.