Apple has been taking a beating on Wall Street, in part due to skepticism over future growth of iPhone and iPad sales. With the market becoming saturated with iPhone and, to some extent, iPad users, Apple will soon need to rely upon upgrades rather than new customers to fuel sales. Apple's problem is that their products are so good, people aren't upgrading fast enough. More »
(3 months and 3 days ago)
Tim Locke edits photos on a laptop and would like to show them on a tablet. Should he use an iPad or a Windows 8 convertible?I take pictures with a Canon DSLR camera, and use Canon software (EOS Utility, Zoom Browser and Digital Photo Professional) to edit them on a 4.5-year-old Toshiba laptop. The laptop is still reliable (though slowing down) with a decent screen and still...
(3 months and 9 days ago)
The iPad mini is quickly becoming a key component of Apple's product lineup, and according to some sources, might even be the best-selling tablet Apple makes at this point. The smaller tablet hit shelves in early November last year, and likely had a huge impact on Apple's record tablet sales last quarter, which topped 19.5 million devices. It's impossible not to see a Retina...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As always seems to be the case, Apple had an enormously busy week, both in the stores and in its stock. Apple rolled out its 128 GB iPad earlier this week, pushing the model toward enterprise users, artists and educators. "With twice the storage capacity and an unparalleled selection of over 300,000 native iPad apps, enterprises, educators and artists...
(3 months and 14 days ago)
Apple will announce its March quarter results after the close of the market on Tuesday, April 23. As always this quarter is very important due to: Apple changing its guidance from a single data point to a range of numbers for revenue, gross margin and operating expenses Will the numbers be inside the ranges provided? Will they beat some of the guided numbers? Will they fall...
(1 month and 20 days ago)
Filed under: Investing Apple investors are looking for a driver to kick-start earnings back into a growth cycle. With an iPad refresh likely just around the corner, could the popular tablet save Apple from its not-so-impressive growth? Probably not. Riding on the success of the iPad Mini Apple's iPad Mini has seen surprising success. Half of the company's first-quarter...
(1 month and 21 days ago)
Apple surprised everyone last October when the iPad 4 arrived just seven months after the iPad 3. That begged the question: would the company release the iPad 5 in the device’s typical March/April timeslot? Recently, all signs pointed to “no.” A new report, though, says that Apple is still considering launching new iPads within the next couple of months...
(2 months and 21 days ago)
January through March sales are always slower compared to the holiday buying period. And all of Apple's major products -- iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, Macs -- were refreshed in the fall, leaving Apple with no major new device release during the quarter.
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Filed under: Investing The iPad launched three years ago yesterday, and it was a monumental day in the short history of tablet computers. Apple investors have been on a wild ride since 2010, but let's take a look at how one of Apple's most innovative products has fared over the past few years. First, let's take a look at the all-important unit sales numbers. As if it wasn't...
(1 month and 19 days ago)
It’s been almost six months since Apple released its iPad 4 with Retina display, but rumors sourced from people close to Apple indicate the company may release its fifth-generation iPad, the so-called “iPad 5,” by the end of this month.
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