"HP maintained its lead in the US, holding on to 27 percent of the market, besting Dell, which was second with a 21 percent share, and Apple, which had 13.4 percent. Overall, the U.S. market accounted for 16.1 million units, and grew by 3.5 percent. Gartner said Apple saw shipments of its Mac computers decline by 2.3 percent — though it’s important to point out that Apple hasn’t yet reported its results for the quarter."
Worldwide they dropped, but the US is recovering ahead of the rest of the world and INTC is pumping out new chips. Should be a better Q4 and going forward as people refresh their machines.