Global shipments of MacBooks (AAPL) in Q4 will hit a monthly average of 1M units, with MacBook...

|By:, SA News Editor

Global shipments of MacBooks (AAPL) in Q4 will hit a monthly average of 1M units, with MacBook Air models accounting for as much of a quarter of that, according to component makers. Apple worldwide notebook market share rose to 5.2% in Q3 from 3.7% in Q1. Google's (GOOG) planned netbook debut may put a crimp in that growth, however.