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Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Monday that supply and demand for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are "not on the same planet" and may not reach a balance until next year. With a record-breaking first weekend sales of 10 million units in September, it was clear the iPhone 6 would be another hit for Apple. Apparently, sales are stronger than even Apple anticipated and the company has yet to balance supply with the huge groundswell of demand. "We're not nearly balanced, we're not...
During its quarterly conference call for the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple announced it will introduce new financial reporting methods that lump Apple Watch and iPod with Apple TV and other accessories, with CEO Tim Cook suggesting the move is a good way to shield details on the upcoming smartwatch from competitors. According to Apple's comments, the anticipated Apple Watch will be lumped together with iPod, Apple TV and accessory sales from Beats in a new category...
Apple blew away market expectations in reporting the results of its fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 on Monday, propelled by a new quarterly record for the iPhone and new all-time record for the Mac. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow. Apple earned $8.5 billion in profit on revenue of $42.12 billion in the September frame. It reported shipments of 39.27 million...
In its quarterly fiscal report for the fourth quarter of 2014 released on Monday, Apple sold more than 5.5 million Macs without colorably adding to the lineup aside from yearly product refreshes and the introduction of price cuts on key devices. The Cupertino, Calif., company reported Mac sales of 5,520,000 units for the September quarter, a major increase over its previous record-setting quarter in 2011, which saw 4.9 million Macs moved. The huge numbers are likely a...
Apple officially closed out fiscal 2014 on Monday with the results from another record setting quarter, with the just-concluded September frame resulting in $8.5 billion in net profit on revenue of $42.12 billion, driven largely by the hugely profitable iPhone and including the newly launched iPhone 6 series. Total iPhone sales for the quarter ending Sept. 27 were 39.27 millions, a new quarterly record from the company and up from 37.79 million units a year ago. Mac...
See the rapid progress being made at Apple's "spaceship" Campus 2 project site in Cupertino, California in our exclusive aerial tour of the site and the company's nearby existing Infinite Loop campus headquarters. Apple Campus 2 Tour - October 2014 from AppleInsider on Vimeo. Granted final approval just one year ago, Apple's Campus 2 project is rapidly moving toward its occupancy goal of 2016. Apple's cofounder Steve Jobs unveiled the huge project in 2011, noting that...
The official Apple Store application was updated on Monday with support for one-touch checkout using Apple Pay and Touch ID, marking the start of the online purchasing capabilities of Apple's new digital wallet service. The official Apple Store application was updated on Monday, adding easy one-touch checkout capabilities with Apple Pay. Unlike with Apple Pay at brick-and-mortar stores, the online-only component does not require the NFC chip found in the iPhone 6 and...
With Monday's launch of iOS 8.1, users can now begin adding their compatible credit cards to Passbook and start using their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to pay at participating retail outlets. AppleInsider offers you a look at how to set up Apple Pay and where you can head out to use it. Adding a card to Passbook for Apple Pay is simple: Press the plus button in the upper right corner of the app and choose to add a credit or debit card. Tap the camera icon in the entry...
Right on schedule, Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1, bringing the new Apple Pay e-wallet functionality to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. In addition, the update includes the new beta iCloud Photo Library, SMS relay and Instant Hotspot when paired with a Mac or iPad, and the return of the Camera Roll in the Photos app. iOS 8.1 is now available for download in the Software Update section of native Settings app on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The most prominent...
Microsoft is said to be planning to bring a smartwatch to the market "within the next few weeks," beginning sales ahead of the lucrative holiday shopping season and also beating the highly anticipated Apple Watch to store shelves. Microsoft smartwatch concept created by Nadir Aslam. The rumored impending launch was first revealed by Forbes, which indicated that like the Apple Watch, Microsoft's device will track a wearer's heart rate. The report also said the smartwatch...
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