Microsoft and its partners have cracked the tablet market, according to a report from Strategy Analytics.
Windows 8 tablets (which include Windows RT) took 7.5 percent of the global tablet market based on operating system (OS) market share in the first quarter, Strategy Analytics said.
PC makers (including Microsoft) shipped 3.4 million units worldwide in Q1 2013, "for a niche 7.5 percent share," Neil Shah, a Strategy Analytics analyst, said in a response to an e-mail query.
But the market research firm said things could have been better.
"Very limited distribution, a shortage of … Read more