For years, decades, you could put all of alternative desktops — Linux, Mac, whatever — together and Windows would still beat them by ten to one. That was then. This is now.
Today, Windows 8.x's is still stalled out in the marketplace
, Chromebooks sales have come out of nowhere to take a bite out of the low-end laptop market
, and then there's Android. You know Android as the number one smartphone and tablet operating system. Four big-name companies think Android has what it takes to be a top desktop operating system as well. Those companies include Lenovo and HP
, the world's number one and number two PC manufacturers. Two other companies you may have heard of, AMD and Intel, also see Android on the PC
. And, lest we forget, there's this little business named Google backing up Android.