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Google vs. Apple vs. Microsoft: No Winner in Education Market Yet

Among Apple, Google and Microsoft, it's uncertain which hardware will rule the education market. 

In 2012, Apple had a 50 percent share of the education market with its iPad tablets and Mac computers, said Daniel B. Kline, contributor to the financial news site Motley Fool and contributing editor for EducationWorld. At first, Google's Chromebook had just 1 percent, but by the fourth quarter, it had climbed to a 25 percent market share. 

"That's strong growth from the previous quarter, when the same survey showed Chromebooks taking 19 percent of the K-12 tablet and PC market, Apple taking 47 percent [and Microsoft likely taking the bulk of the rest, though its share was not specified]," Kline wrote. 

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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