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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.

Apple's iOS takes 'dramatic lead' over Android in enterprise apps

07/24/2012, 02:04:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

For developers, Android is becoming more of a consumer-oriented platform, while iOS has taken the lead in business, according to a new survey.

Demand for Apple's next iPhone at an 'unprecedented level'

07/23/2012, 08:07:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of consumers has found that a record number of people indicated they are "likely" to buy Apple's next iPhone, expected to launch later this year.

Microsoft posts first quarterly loss in company history

07/19/2012, 07:19:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Despite beating Wall Street expectations for the second calendar quarter of 2012, Microsoft on Thursday reported its first-ever quarterly loss since the software giant went public in 1986.

Users say Apple's iPhone worth $313 to them, Android averages $220

07/17/2012, 08:28:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has found that the average iPhone user considers their handset to be worth $313 to them, while Android smartphones are valued at $220.

21% of iOS users say they wouldn't leave Apple at any price

06/29/2012, 03:24:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

iPhone and iPad users are so loyal to Apple and unlikely to switch to another platform that one analyst has pegged their total collective value at nearly $295 billion.

Developers at WWDC not worried about iPhone, iPad screen size changes

06/18/2012, 07:57:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

If Apple does release a larger iPhone and smaller iPad, developers who attended the Worldwide Developers Conference last week said they're not too concerned the changes would be a significant hassle for them.

Demand for Kindle Fire collapses as Apple's iPad continues to dominate

06/05/2012, 08:20:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of potential tablet buyers has found that the Amazon Kindle Fire is "floundering," while Apple's iPad remains the most popular and satisfying choice for consumers.

Android cedes ground to iOS in U.S. smartphone market during April

06/01/2012, 09:13:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The latest study from comScore reveals that the U.S. marketshare of Google's Android mobile operating system dipped slightly over April while Apple's iOS-driven iPhone continued its slow upward climb.

Mac Pro petition gains traction as pro users seek information

05/25/2012, 12:10:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

With Apple's Mac Pro line growing long in the tooth after not having received an update for almost two years, a Facebook petition calling for information from the Mac maker on the fate of its professional-level desktops is steadily gaining traction.

One in four iPad purchases are made by first-time Apple owners

04/26/2012, 08:51:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The iPad has been highly successful at drawing new customers to Apple, as a new study has found that about 25 percent of buyers in the U.S. have made the iPad their first-ever Apple product.

Demand for Apple's iPhone 4S continues to grow 6 months after launch

04/11/2012, 03:28:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S is even greater now than it was in the midst of the holiday buying season at the end of 2011, according to a new survey.

Google tops Apple, Facebook in popularity poll

04/10/2012, 06:17:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

An ABC News/Washington Post poll released last week showed that of the top four U.S. tech companies; Google, Apple, Facebook and Twitter, the ubiquitous internet search engine took the crown as "most favorable."

Best Buy to shutter 50 stores as Apple's iPad strains margins

03/29/2012, 12:04:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Electronics retailer Best Buy plans to close 50 stores and cut $800 million in costs, in response to low margins in the mobile computing space from devices like Apple's iPad.

Half of all American households own an Apple product

03/28/2012, 06:15:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A recently-conducted survey found that there is an Apple product in over 55 million U.S. homes, and one-in-ten households that do not fall into that category plan to make a purchase in the next year.

Apple takes top spot in Harris corporate reputation score

02/13/2012, 02:45:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has taken the top spot in a ranking of consumers' opinions of corporate reputation in the US, scoring higher than any other company has in the last 13 years.

Apple seen taking 5% of HDTV market, earning $17B in revenue

02/07/2012, 11:30:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

If Apple were to offer high-definition television sets with an average selling price of $1,500, one Wall Street analyst believes the company could capture 5 percent of the market and earn $17 billion in revenue.

Quality of Apple's industry-leading tech support declines in 2011

02/02/2012, 08:13:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

According to a study published on Thursday, Apple's phone-based tech support remains the best in the industry, but complaints regarding wait times and call automation have led to a decline in customer satisfaction.