In the personal computer market, Apple and Microsoft are two household names that the consumer recognises as key players. For many years, Microsoft and Apple have been fighting for marketshare and the consumer dollar.
Manolution.com has put together an infograhpic that compares these two industry giants. The graphic dates all the way back to 1984 and takes a stroll through history to present day.
Microsoft initially took a focus on software and has since dominated the industry in terms of marketshare. Apple has focused on hardware that is bundled with its OS, but each have managed to find their own spot in the market. While Microsoft domainted Apple for many years, in recent time, Apple has had explosive growth and is once again a major force in the market.