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Overwhelming iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand continues to result in tighter supply for Apple than 2013

12/15/2014, 08:05:09 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Consumer demand for Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continues to outstrip supply heading into the end of the December quarter, according to the latest research from store polls conducted by Piper Jaffray.

UBS survey finds 10% of consumers want a smartwatch, expects 24M Apple Watch sales in fiscal 2015

12/01/2014, 10:11:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey from UBS suggests that the Apple Watch could get off to a strong start, leading the investment firm to predict sales of 24 million units and gross profit of $3.4 billion from the wearable device in its first few months alone.

UBS ups Apple price target to $125 after survey indicates strong share for iPhone 6 Plus

11/11/2014, 12:01:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The results of a recent global survey of prospective smartphone buyers conducted by UBS forecast a favorable share of iPhone 6 Plus sales and strong demand in China, prompting the investment firm to raise its price target.

iPhone 6 Plus accounts for one-quarter of new iPhone sales, expected to boost Apple's margins

10/16/2014, 09:39:12 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A pair of new surveys released this week both affirm that the new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has achieved about 25 percent of Apple's total iPhone sales, a trend that market watchers think will be a boon for the company's bottom line.

iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeding supply, iPhone 5s selling well as Apple dominates smartphone sales

10/13/2014, 11:46:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

New data shows the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s were the top three selling smartphones at all four major U.S. carriers over the last month, giving Apple complete dominance of its home market.

Apple outlines Apple Pay, NFC operation in comprehensive patent filing

10/09/2014, 05:24:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

For a major mobile payment platform on the verge of launch, not much is known about the nuts and bolts behind Apple Pay. A new patent application discovered on Thursday, however, offers a detailed look at how NFC, secure enclaves and software come together to make safe transactions a reality.

Tim Cook unlocks the doors at Apple's Palo Alto store to kick off iPhone 6 sales

09/19/2014, 01:04:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As he has done in years past, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was on-hand at his local Apple Store in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday to help kick off sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as take pictures and joke around with fans [updated with more pics].

ESPN updates SportsCenter for iOS with new football features, Secret adds interactive questions

08/28/2014, 02:09:26 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Sports fans now have new ways to keep up with scores and stats on the go following the latest update to ESPN's SportsCenter app, while users of anonymous sharing app Secret can now create impromptu polls and insert images from Flickr.

Secret app to restrict photo uploads, block posts with real names in update

08/22/2014, 06:18:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Anonymous social networking app Secret on Friday announced a number of changes to be introduced in its next update, including photo upload limitations and more aggressive restrictions on using real names in posts.

Inside iOS App Extensions: Apple, Inc's new Widgets & Keyboards similar to Android's, but secure

07/04/2014, 03:17:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a new App Extension architecture for both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Here's how the new extensions enable a new type of widgets in Notification Center for both platforms, along with enabling third party Custom Keyboards for iOS.

Apple could sway 35% of Android & Windows Phone buyers with bigger iPhone, survey finds

06/24/2014, 01:02:30 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Already on track to capture nearly half of the smartphone market in 2014, Apple could dramatically expand the iPhone's customer base at Android's expense by adding a new model with a larger display, according to a survey released Tuesday by the investment arm of the Royal Bank of Canada.

Survey finds 14% of watch-wearers interested in hypothetical $350 Apple 'iWatch'

06/24/2014, 08:19:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Investment firm Piper Jaffray published the results of a new fashion-focused survey on Tuesday, in which respondents were asked about a rumored Apple "iWatch," with interest in such a device found to vary wildly based on price.

T-Mobile's 'Music Freedom' lets users stream music for free from services like iTunes Radio

06/18/2014, 10:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In an announcement during the "Un-Carrier 5.0" press conference on Wednesday, T-Mobile skipped the wait and went straight to "Un-Carrier 6.0," a program that lets customers stream music from top Internet radio services without having the data used count against their allotted monthly plans.

One-third of US smartphone consumers plan to buy an iPhone in the next 3 months

05/21/2014, 08:30:05 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's current iPhone lineup is showing strong staying power, with more than a third of prospective U.S. smartphone customers saying they plan to buy either an iPhone 5s or an iPhone 5c in the next three months, despite the fact that new models are expected to launch around September.

Consumer interest in Apple's 'iPhone 6' at record levels, as new sketches show rumored big-screen design

04/10/2014, 08:31:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With leaks and alleged information about Apple's next-generation iPhone picking up steam, a new report shows that consumer interest for the so-called "iPhone 6" expected to debut later this year is already at record levels.

45% of businesses offer Macs to employees, 77% find Apple more reliable - survey

03/25/2014, 02:07:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of IT decision makers in the enterprise found that almost half of businesses now offer their workers Macs, while the vast majority feel Apple's Mac platform is more reliable than PCs running Microsoft's Windows.

Apple's iPhone is most-desired smartphone in emerging markets, passing Samsung

03/14/2014, 10:12:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While many customers in emerging markets may not be able to afford an iPhone, they'd still prefer it over competing devices running Google's Android, including handsets from Apple rival Samsung, a recent survey reveals.

Report: iPhone 5s to soon account for 1 in 5 iPhones, 5c growth stagnant

03/07/2014, 08:08:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

According to the latest statistics from analytics firm Mixpanel, Apple's iPhone 5s is about to breach the 20 percent mark in overall iPhone marketshare and will soon overtake the venerable iPhone 4S, while the counterpart 5c model languishes at about 6 percent.

RadioShack to close up to 1,100 stores as earnings dip well below expectations

03/04/2014, 07:45:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

RadioShack on Tuesday announced it will be closing up to 1,100 stores after reporting a $400 million operating loss for 2013, highlighting the Apple retail partner's struggle with adapting to the fast-changing consumer electronics market.

US survey shows Apple's iPhone 5s has 'staying power,' while 5c is losing ground

03/03/2014, 09:16:24 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of prospective U.S. smartphone buyers has found that Apple's flagship iPhone 5s remains the most popular option for those making a purchase in the next few months, but the iPhone 5c is not expected to make waves.

Institutional ownership of Apple stock reaches new 5-year low

02/26/2014, 10:12:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Institutional ownership of large-cap stocks is currently at high levels, but there is one glaring exception to that trend: Apple, which is currently at a five-year low among hedge funds, banks, mutual funds, and other powerful types of financial institutions.

iPhone upgraders leave nearly $13.5B in old hardware to collect dust

02/12/2014, 07:33:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

The results of a survey published on Wednesday show U.S. consumers who hold on to last-generation iPhones after upgrading or moving on to another smartphone have amassed some $13.4 billion in mothballed hardware.

Apple celebrates 30 years of Mac with special webpage, video

01/24/2014, 05:39:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple changed the computing world forever 30 years ago today when it launched the first Macintosh. To commemorate the anniversary, the company posted to its website a video and interactive timeline chronicling not only the machine's history, but its effect on the world.

Apple projected to have sold 25M iPads in record holiday quarter

01/22/2014, 10:10:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Last fall's introduction of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display may have helped sales of Apple's tablets achieve double-digit year-over-year gains, according to pre-earnings expectations from Wall Street.

Apple's iPhone now represents 42% of smartphones owned in the US - NPD

01/16/2014, 11:28:28 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c helped propel Apple to a market leading 42 percent of smartphones owned in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2013, leading Samsung's 26 percent share, according to the latest data from the NPD Group.

Survey suggests China Mobile deal will add at least 12M iPhone sales for Apple in 2014

12/16/2013, 08:53:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A survey of consumers in China has found that an anticipated deal to sell the iPhone with carrier China Mobile could incrementally boost Apple's handset sales in calendar 2014 by at least 12 million units, though there is potential for much more.

iPhone 5s now shipping from Apple's online store within 24 hours

12/10/2013, 08:17:22 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's online store was updated on Tuesday to reflect 24-hour shipping times for all capacities and colors for carrier-locked versions of the iPhone 5s in the U.S., though customers looking to buy an unlocked and unsubsidized handset must still wait a few days.

Apple catches up with iPhone 5s demand, achieves full availability at its stores

12/09/2013, 08:28:02 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple appears to have completely caught up with consumer demand for its flagship iPhone 5s, with a new survey of the company's retail stores finding all models completely in stock at all locations.

Apple announces free shipping for holiday purchases, order deadlines for Dec. 24 delivery

12/02/2013, 07:44:57 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday posted to its Online Apple Store a list of deadline dates by which buyers must get in their orders to guarantee delivery by Christmas Eve, while also announcing free shipping on all orders during the holiday shopping season.

Apple had ample supply of iPad Air, iPhone 5s over holiday weekend, Retina iPad mini was constrained

12/02/2013, 07:39:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's most popular products were met with strong demand over the Black Friday shopping weekend, and the company responded with plenty of iPhone 5s and iPad Air units available at its stores, though the new iPad mini with Retina display remains in short supply.

90% of iPhone 5s models now in stock at Apple retail stores

11/26/2013, 08:36:56 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Supply of Apple's new flagship handset, the iPhone 5s, has nearly caught up with demand, as a new survey of the company's retail stores finds that 90 percent of models are available.

32GB Wi-Fi-only Retina iPad mini most plentiful at Apple Stores

11/19/2013, 10:16:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

With Apple's new Retina display-equipped iPad mini facing severe supply constraints, checks of Apple retail stores suggest consumers hoping to get their hands on one of the tablets locally will have the best chance by aiming for a 32-gigabyte Wi-Fi-only model.

Apple's official iPhone 5s & 5c cases prove popular, though most customers ignore brand

11/14/2013, 08:35:09 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple newly released cases for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c have quickly proven popular, carving away market share from popular casemakers like Otterbox, though most iPhone owners simply don't know who makes the case they own.

iPad Air popular upgrade for iPad 2 owners, silver 16GB model in high demand - survey

11/04/2013, 09:20:41 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While Apple didn't offer official sales figures of the thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad Air Monday morning, a survey of launch weekend buyers, as well as online tracking data, offers some idea of how well the company's latest flagship tablet is performing after three days of availability.

Earnings preview: Apple's Sept. quarter results are all about iPhone for Wall Street

10/28/2013, 09:16:17 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

This afternoon after markets close, Apple is set to announce its earnings for the recently concluded September quarter. But analysts are mostly interested in any comments the company may have about improving iPhone 5s production, as well as sales of the iPhone 5c.

iPhone 5s takes 64% of Apple's smartphone sales, 5c with 27%, survey finds

10/14/2013, 08:04:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The newly released iPhone 5s is outselling its 2013 counterpart, the iPhone 5c, by a factor of more than two to one, though the iPhone 5c has carved out a respectable share of overall sales, according to new data.

Apple predicted to sell as many as 10M 'iWatches' in first year

10/07/2013, 08:31:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new poll suggests that as many as 4 percent of iPhone owners would be early adopters of a so-called Apple "iWatch," positioning the company to sell up to 10 million in its first year of availability.

Smartphones now account for 56% of US market, Apple's iPhone at 25% share

09/09/2013, 11:26:00 AM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Smartphones are now the predominant type of cellular phone in the United States, accounting for more than half according to a new poll, while Apple's iPhone leads all other devices among smartphone owners.

Patent 'trolls' hit Apple with 171 lawsuits in last 5 years

08/28/2013, 09:36:34 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

After being hit with 171 lawsuits from non-practicing intellectual property owning entities in the last five years, Apple has further solidified its place as the No. 1 target for so-called patent "trolls."

Survey finds China's 'sweet spot' for Apple 'iPhone 5C' priced at $486

08/20/2013, 08:47:34 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of smartphone buyers in China has found that the pricing "sweet spot" for Apple's rumored "iPhone 5C" is $486 a price higher than the analyst responsible for the poll expected.

Smartphone buyers warming up to trade-in programs as Apple is rumored to offer its own

08/05/2013, 05:07:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

As Apple rumored to be considering a retail trade-in program to lure more iPhone shoppers to its retail stores, a new survey has found that trade-in programs may help sway customers' loyalty.

Apple repeats as Harris Poll's 'Brand of the Year' in three categories

07/25/2013, 07:25:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Market research firm Harris Interactive on Thursday announced Apple, for the second consecutive year, beat out tech giants like Google, Samsung, and Amazon to be named computer, tablet and mobile phone "Brand of the Year."

Earnings preview: Modest expectations for Apple's June 2013 quarter

07/23/2013, 12:11:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As anticipation grows for Apple's next-generation iPhones and iPads, analysts aren't expecting much this afternoon, when the company will announce the results of its recently concluded June quarter.

Google's Nexus 7 tablets dying early due to defective hardware and software [u]

06/18/2013, 06:18:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Less than a year after hitting the market at an exceptionally low $199 price point, Google's Nexus 7 mini tablet is causing an uproar among early adopters who complain the device is already beginning to fail with frustrating lag and frequent periods of unresponsiveness.

iPad crashes Windows 8 launch party as Asus cuts its PC, tablet forecasts by 10%

06/17/2013, 05:54:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

More bad new for Microsoft's Windows 8: Asus, one of the few PC makers to experience any growth last year, is now lowering its forecasts for June quarter PC and tablet sales in the face of slack demand for computers with the appearance of Windows Phone.

Apple files for ownership of 'iWatch' trademark in Russia, report claims

06/05/2013, 08:17:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple has allegedly filed in Russia to register the product name "iWatch," the same name that has been unofficially used to refer to the company's rumored wrist-worn accessory.

Loyalty to Apple driving iPhone market share gains vs. Android - survey

04/26/2013, 12:29:44 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new poll of smartphone users reveals that loyalty to the iPhone is chipping away at Android's market share lead, and could lead to the iPhone overtaking Android in the U.S. in just a few years.

Earnings preview: Apple expected to report record iPad sales, first shrinking profit in a decade

04/22/2013, 02:43:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Expectations are low for Apple's recently concluded March quarter, in which some market watchers believe the company likely saw its first year-over-year profit decline in a decade, despite booming sales of its iPad lineup.

Survey finds 19% of consumers interested in buying Apple 'iWatch'

04/19/2013, 08:17:28 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has discovered strong consumer interest for a hypothetical "iWatch" from Apple, with 19 percent of consumers declaring themselves "likely" to buy such a device.

Nearly half of all U.S. teens own an iPhone, 62 percent plan to buy one

04/09/2013, 07:05:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A new study released by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday notes the iPhone is once again at the top of the heap for U.S. teens, with 48 percent owning a version of the smartphone, while 62 percent said they planned to make the Apple handset their next phone.