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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.

Samsung pre-announces earnings, profits surge 53% to $7.7 billion

04/05/2013, 02:10:33 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's main rival Samsung pre-announced its earnings on Friday, revealing that the company had an even stronger-than-expected quarter with operating profits of 8.7 trillion won, or $7.7 billion U.S.

BlackBerry surprises with quarterly profit, ships 1M Z10 phones

03/28/2013, 08:20:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

BlackBerry on Thursday said demand for its new flagship Z10 handset helped produce a net income of $98 million a minor surprise during a transitional quarter for the previously spiraling company.

Apple's iPhone dominates for 9th straight win in JD Power customer satisfaction survey

03/21/2013, 04:20:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

iPhone users' favorable impression of Apple customer support is so dominant that its J.D. Power score singlehandedly boosts the average ranking of the entire smartphone industry.

Mozilla Firefox not coming to iPhone, iPad until Apple relaxes iOS browser rules

03/10/2013, 10:10:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Apple is too unfriendly to third-party browsers, says Mozilla vice president Jay Sullivan, and Firefox will not be coming to iPads and iPhones until Apple decides to loosen the restrictions governing browsers iOS.

Study finds mobile gaming on the rise among developers, interest in consoles waning

02/28/2013, 03:37:04 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Mobile platforms running iOS and Android are increasingly popular among North American game developers, according to a new study, while traditional consoles and their portable counterparts are seeing less interest.

Apple ranked No. 1 'Most Admired' company for the sixth year in a row

02/28/2013, 02:29:44 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

For the sixth consecutive year, Apple has earned the top ranking in Fortune's annual polling of corporate admiration among executives, topping competitors such as Google and Amazon not only in terms of performance, but also innovation.

Amazon beats out Apple and Google as most trusted U.S. company

02/12/2013, 07:35:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Online retailer Amazon grabbed the top spot for corporate reputation in the 2013 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, beating out firms like Disney and Coca-Cola, but also besting tech rivals Google and Apple.

59% of iPhone users spend more than $100 per month on carrier bills

01/30/2013, 09:07:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

iPhone users have the highest carrier bills among all smartphone platforms, with with 10 percent spending more than $200 per month with their carrier.

Apple's 9.7-inch iPad to get boost from increased enterprise tablet adoption in 2013

01/07/2013, 04:18:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

While many recent reports have focused on Apple's new iPad mini, one market analyst says an uptick in expected enterprise tablet purchases will allow the full-size iPad to continue its domination of the market.

47% of iPad mini sales to new customers, cannibalization concerns called 'overblown'

12/17/2012, 10:50:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of iPad mini buyers has found that nearly half are new to the platform, suggesting the smaller form factor will help grow Apple's market share in a big way.

Premium iPhone share growing as consumers choose iPhone 5 over Apple's legacy models

12/17/2012, 09:17:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

More iPhone buyers this year are opting for Apple's latest model, the iPhone 5, than in previous years, suggesting more customers than ever are willing to pay for the best device available.

More than half of US smartphone shoppers plan to buy Apple's iPhone 5

12/13/2012, 12:05:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of more than 800 U.S .consumers found that more than half of those planning to buy a smartphone in the next three months say they will buy Apple's new iPhone 5.

47% of consumers interested in Apple television, willing to pay 20% premium

12/11/2012, 08:03:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has found consumers are extremely interested in the prospect of an Apple-branded television, and are willing to pay a 20 percent premium over existing TV prices for such a device.

iPhone 5 supply stabilizes in the U.S. for first time since launch

11/29/2012, 05:08:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With the lucrative holiday shopping season in full swing, the popular iPhone 5 handset is now readily available in the U.S. at Apple's brick-and-mortar retail stores as the company has apparently overcome supply issues experienced since the device was launched in September.

Apple's refreshed product lineup expected to dominate holiday shopping season

11/20/2012, 01:34:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The 2012 holiday shopping season is predicted to be dominated by Apple, as the company has refreshed nearly its entire product lineup in the last few months.

iPhone 5 supply catching up with demand at US Apple Stores

11/09/2012, 08:16:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Supply of the iPhone 5 for carriers AT&T and Verizon continues to improve, and may reach consistent availability in the next 2 to 3 weeks, according to a new survey of Apple retail stores.

iPhone 5 capacity improving, Apple forecast to sell 46.5M phones in Dec. quarter

11/08/2012, 09:20:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Despite recent comments from Foxconn admitting difficulty in manufacturing the iPhone 5, there are reportedly signs that Apple's capacity is "much improved."

Most Apple Stores sold out of iPad mini, 16GB model most popular

11/05/2012, 08:12:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A survey of Apple retail stores over the launch weekend of the iPad mini has found that most completely sold out of the device, while the entry-level 16-gigabyte model was the most popular option.

iPhone 5 constraints remain at AT&T, Verizon, inventory improving at Sprint

11/02/2012, 10:32:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

With the iPad mini hitting shelves Friday, supply of Apple's iPhone 5 has not yet caught up with demand in the U.S., according to a survey of Apple retail stores.

iOS 6 Maps, Lightning connector have no effect on iPhone 5 demand, survey finds

10/12/2012, 08:20:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Negative headlines haven't suppressed consumer interest in the iPhone 5, which is seeing "unprecedented" demand, according to the latest survey from ChangeWave Research.

Genius training manual details banned words for Apple employees

08/28/2012, 02:13:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Details from Apple's training manual for Genius Bar employees have been published online, revealing how the company teaches its workers to read customer body language, and how words like "crash" and "hang" are not to be used.

47% of US consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE

08/22/2012, 07:38:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Though Apple's next iPhone is widely expected to have high-speed 4G long-term evolution connectivity, a new survey has found that nearly half of American consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE.

Apple component prepayments grow by $1.15B as new products loom

07/30/2012, 02:04:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With persistent rumors of a new iPhone, smaller iPad and new iPods set to launch soon, Apple saw its prepayment for inventory components increase by $1.15 billion sequentially in the June quarter.