Lenovo has secured its position as the world's third biggest PC manufacturer, nearly tripling its profits in its second quarter.

According to IDC, Lenovo's 8,2% market share pips Acer with 8,1% into fourth spot, although it still lags HP and Dell.
Lenovo's second quarter net earnings were $105,26-million, up 2,75 times on the $37,89-million for the corresponding period last year. Gross margin was 15,1%, up from 13%.