New data shows that usage of Microsofts Windows operating system declined so far in August while Apples OS X and iOS usage increased, as did usage of Googles Android OS.
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Chitika Insights, the research arm of ad network Chitika, published an infographic on Tuesday showing that Windows usage share dropped to 78.282% so far in August from 79.049% in July. Mac OS grew from 8.895% in July to 9.551% in August, iOS grew marginally from 5.278% to 5.491% and Android grew from 3.135% to 3.245% in August.
During the month in which Linux celebrated its 20th anniversary, usage dropped from 2.365% to 2.191%.
Of note, Net Applications showed significantly different OS market share data in July compared to Chitika, with Windows holding 87.6% of the market, Mac owning 5.61%, iOS owning 3% and Android claiming 0.81% of the global OS market. Chitikas full infographic follows below.
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