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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.

64GB iPhone 4S takes 21% of sales, 36% of iPhone buyers come from another platform

01/23/2012, 10:11:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of recent iPhone customers found that 21 percent of iPhone 4S buyers chose Apple's highest capacity 64-gigabyte model, while 36 percent of users migrated from another platform like Android, BlackBerry or Palm.

US tablet ownership nearly doubles to 19% over holidays

01/23/2012, 08:16:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

With Apple's iPad continuing to dominate the tablet market, total tablet sales in the U.S. nearly doubled to 19 percent ownership among adults after the holiday shopping season, according to a new report.

Mac sales growing faster for Apple in China than US

01/18/2012, 04:17:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's growth story in China now extends beyond the iPhone and iPad, with Mac sales there also continuing to outpace the U.S. in terms of year over year growth, according to a new report.

iPhone 4S launch propels surging Apple 20% to close the gap with Android

01/18/2012, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

The launch of the iPhone 4S last October had an "enormous impact" on the U.S. smartphone landscape, boosting Apple's share among new buyers by almost 20 percent and putting it neck-and-neck with Android in December.

RBC ups Apple stock price target to $525 due to 'iPhone frenzy'

01/18/2012, 03:00:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

Investment bank RBC upped its price target for shares of Apple from $500 to $525 on Wednesday on expectations that the company will solidly beat Wall Street estimates for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and offer healthy guidance going into the second quarter.

Street consensus for Apple's iPad sales in Dec. quarter stands at 13.5 million units

01/15/2012, 10:45:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

A survey of Wall Street and independent analysts has found that all of them expect Apple to report record iPad sales when it releases its December quarter financial results on Jan. 24, though independent analysts have a 10 percent higher average than the Street's consensus of 13.5 million units.

Samsung to take on Apple's MacBooks in bid for notebook dominance

01/12/2012, 10:34:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Consumer electronics maker Samsung has voiced its goal of becoming the No. 1 notebook maker, but it will run up against rival Apple and its hot-selling MacBook lineup on its way to the top.

Apple's iPhone 4S propels iOS smartphone market share to 43% in Oct., Nov. 2011

01/10/2012, 02:45:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

The release of the iPhone 4S has driven significant growth for the iOS platform, with one analysis finding that Apple's share of U.S. smartphone sales grew from 26 percent in the third quarter of 2011 to 43 percent in October and November.

54% of future smartphone buyers say they'll choose Apple's iPhone

01/09/2012, 08:18:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has found Apple has "explosive momentum" at the beginning of 2012, with more than half of people who plan to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days choosing Apple's iPhone.

Analyst estimates for Apple's Dec. quarter iPhone sales range from 25M-36M

01/08/2012, 11:58:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

A poll of more than 30 professional and independent analyst covering Apple has revealed that estimates for Apple's iPhones sales for its first quarter of fiscal 2012 range from 25.16 million to 35.75 million units.

Apple set to announce likely its best quarter ever on January 24

01/04/2012, 09:14:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday confirmed that it will report its fiscal first-quarter earnings on Tuesday, Jan. 24, when it will reveal the results of the iPhone 4S launch and holiday shopping season.

Most small & medium businesses plan to buy Apple iPads in next 12 months

12/29/2011, 08:52:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. found that 73 percent plan to buy tens of thousands of dollars worth of tablets in the next 12 months, and most of those purchases will be Apple's iPad.

Apple chosen as top online electronics retailer in customer survey

12/28/2011, 01:33:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

A new customer satisfaction survey has again placed Apple as the top computers and electronics retailer with the second-highest score overall, behind only online retail giant Amazon.

Apple's iPad has 84% satisfaction rating, 17% of users install 80+ apps

12/22/2011, 01:44:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has found that an overwhelming majority of iPad owners are satisfied with their tablet from Apple, and also offers some insight into how, when and where people are using their iPad.

40% of BlackBerry, Windows & Android smartphone owners prefer Apple's iPad

12/08/2011, 09:31:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

More than 40 percent of owners of smartphones on BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Android platforms prefer Apple's iPad to tablets from their current smartphone operating system makers, according to a recent survey.

Microsoft releases Windows Phone-esque Xbox LIVE app for iOS

12/07/2011, 06:02:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Microsoft launched an official Xbox LIVE app in Apple's App Store that features some of the functionality found on the Xbox 360 console besides gameplay, brings look and feel of Windows Phone to iOS devices.

Consumer Reports ranks Verizon best, AT&T worst among US carriers

12/06/2011, 09:56:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Consumer Reports on Tuesday revealed the results of its annual survey of US carriers, which found Verizon ranking highest and AT&T coming in last among America's four largest wireless providers.

iPhone 4S is Apple's most popular phone yet with 96% satisfaction rate

12/01/2011, 07:55:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The iPhone 4S carries the highest customer satisfaction ratings of any Apple smartphone yet, with a new survey finding that 96 percent of users consider themselves satisfied with their purchase.

Weak non-iPad tablet sales reduce demand for Gorilla Glass

11/30/2011, 10:42:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Citing weaker-than-expected demand for tablets, Corning has reduced its sales forecast for Gorilla Glass, though disappointing sales are believed to be related to non-iPad tablets, not Apple.

Apple products join cash & clothes atop teens' Christmas wishlists

11/28/2011, 10:02:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

More than anything, American teenagers want cash, clothes and Apple products, like the iPhone and iPad, for Christmas, a new survey has found.

75% of Apple stores sold out of iPhone 4S on Black Friday, iPad sales up 68%

11/28/2011, 08:49:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's Black Friday sales were a resounding success according to two separate accounts, which revealed that most of the company's retail stores sold out of the iPhone 4S on the biggest shopping day of the year.

Google's Android Market estimated to earn just 7% of what Apple's App Store makes

11/21/2011, 12:19:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's iOS platform is believed to take in about 90 percent of all dollars spent on mobile devices, highlighting the revenue advantage for iPhone and iPad developers when compared to Google's Android.