Yay! We are closing in on 10 percent market share!

In the United States, according to IDC. And it’s not just because the Borg has sucked so bad lately. Money quote:

The natural assumption, of course, is that Apple’s gain has been the result of a PC market that has been in a lull as it awaits the release of Microsoft’s Windows 7 later this month. But Loren Loverde of IDC tells CNET that Windows 7 isn’t expected to be a big driver of fourth-quarter growth.

You can check out the CNET article here. Tim Cook (photo) is already celebrating.