By Philip Elmer-DeWitt
April 15, 2011

Gartner’s picture of the computer industry would look very different if it included the iPad

The blue line is the PC market as Gartner defines it with the iPad’s growth thrown in. The green line is PCs running Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows. The red line is Apple’s (AAPL) Macintosh. The orange line is the Mac plus the iPad.

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