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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.

Tablet demand soars 130% on back of Apple's iPad, new Amazon Kindle Fire

11/21/2011, 08:14:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Between Apple's iPad and the newly launched Amazon Kindle Fire, tablet sales in North America are set to reach record heights, rising 130 percent during the holidays of 2011.

More than anything, kids want Apple's iPad, iPod touch & iPhone for Christmas

11/17/2011, 01:02:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

The iPad is the most-wanted gift among U.S. kids ages 6 through 12, a new survey has found, while the iPod touch ranks second and the iPhone comes in third.

Enterprise adopting Apple products as company becomes 'easier to work with'

11/16/2011, 11:29:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's recent success in the enterprise comes as the company has worked to cater to businesses' needs, and also as Chief Executive Tim Cook has shown a friendlier side than companies were used to with Steve Jobs.

Developer survey finds iPad domination, growing interest in Kindle Fire

11/14/2011, 03:53:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

A new poll of mobile developers has found that nearly all are interested in developing for Apple's iPad, while the still-unreleased Amazon Kindle Fire is already the second-most-popular Android device among developers worldwide.

Apple most desirable PC brand in China as 21% of buyers look to Mac as next purchase

11/09/2011, 10:04:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Apple is poised to see substantial growth of its line of Mac computers in China, as a recent survey found that the company is considered the most desirable PC brand in the country with 21 percent of respondents considering a Mac as their next PC purchase.

Claims of weakening demand for Apple's iPhone 4S disputed

11/09/2011, 09:40:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A Taiwanese newspaper made waves on Wednesday by claiming that Apple has reduced orders for the iPhone 4S, but a trio of separate reports specifically dispute the rumor.

26% of Amazon Kindle Fire buyers delaying purchase of Apple's iPad

11/09/2011, 09:13:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of customers who plan to buy Amazon's Kindle Fire touchscreen tablet found that 26 percent of those said the product has prompted them to delay or put on hold a purchase of Apple's iPad.

Apple ranks fourth on Greenpeace's 'Guide to Greener Electronics'

11/09/2011, 08:09:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Greenpeace on Wednesday released its new "Guide to Greener Electronics," in the environmental group ranked Apple fourth among major device makers.

iPhone 4S demand persists as about 85% of Apple stores see daily stock-outs

11/07/2011, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S has not waned since the handset went on sale last month, as one new analysis has found most Apple stores run out of stock on a daily basis.

Apple likely to get suspension of German injunction from Motorola, lawyers say

11/07/2011, 12:16:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

Several German lawyers polled about a recent preliminary injunction against Apple won by rival Motorola Mobility are in agreement that Apple is likely to win a temporary suspension of the order, though they did note that failure to do so could have an impact on its business in the country.

Game makers say Apple, Steve Jobs have most influence on industry

11/04/2011, 09:59:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

A new survey of people working in the gaming world has found that Steve Jobs is the most influential person in the industry, and that insiders believe the iPhone is shaping the future of videogames.

Schools expect to have more iPads than computers in next 5 years

10/31/2011, 08:21:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of technology directors in U.S. school districts found that all of them are testing or deploying the iPad in schools, and they expect tablets to outnumber computers in the next five years.

Forrester: 'It's time to repeal prohibition' on Macs in the enterprise

10/27/2011, 12:22:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Mac business users have been shown to be more productive than their PC counterparts, prompting Forrester Research to encourage companies to support Apple hardware in the workplace.

Poll finds Apple dominating youth computer, tablet and phone markets

10/25/2011, 06:25:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

An annual poll studying brand loyalty in American youth markets finds Apple as the most-liked manufacturer of computers, tablets and mobile phones.

73% of iPhone 4S buyers are upgraders, 19% chose 64GB model

10/14/2011, 01:02:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A new survey of customers in line at Apple stores on Friday to buy the iPhone 4S found that nearly three-quarters are upgrading from a previous version of the iPhone, while 27 percent are buying their first Apple handset.

18.8M iPhone 3GS users expected to upgrade to Apple's iPhone 4S

10/11/2011, 04:16:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new analysis projects that 18.8 million iPhone 3GS users will upgrade to the iPhone 4S in the next year, accounting for 18 percent of Apple's sales.

AT&T bars mid-October employee vacations ahead of iPhone 5 launch

09/27/2011, 03:41:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Like Apple and Sprint before it, AT&T has reportedly blocked its employees from taking vacation days in mid-October as the carrier gears up for the launch of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone.

Nielsen: Apple's iOS holds at 28% in US as Android rises to 43% smartphone share

09/26/2011, 02:44:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Android's market share gains in the U.S. continue to come at the expense of its competitors, except for Apple, which held steady at 28 percent despite the lack of a new iPhone model, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.

Apple's iPhone has 89% retention rate, next nearest hardware is HTC at 39%

09/22/2011, 11:03:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A whopping 89 percent of iPhone owners have indicated they will stick with Apple for their next handset, dwarfing all other hardware makers, according to a new survey.

'Unprecedented' demand for Apple's iPhone 5 exceeds iPhone 4 hype

09/13/2011, 08:53:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has found "unprecedented" demand for Apple's next iPhone, with 31 percent of respondents indicating they are likely to buy the anticipated handset.

First look: QuickBooks for Mac 2012 aims to meet unique needs of Mac enterprise

09/07/2011, 07:44:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The new QuickBooks for Mac 2012 is designed to satisfy the unique characteristics of Mac business users, who are very different from their Windows counterparts.

Consumer perception of Apple improves after Steve Jobs resignation

09/01/2011, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Suggesting the Apple brand is bigger than the company's iconic founder, a daily tracking survey has found that consumer perception of Apple actually improved following the resignation of Steve Jobs.

Apple's struggles to meet 13-inch MacBook Air demand trigger price gouging

08/23/2011, 09:41:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

More than a month after introducing its latest Thunderbolt MacBook Airs, Apple is still unable to meet broader demand for the 13-inch models, which can be seen listed at prices well above MSRP on at least one of the internet's largest ecommerce sites.

74% of Verizon iPhone buyers are waiting for Apple's next model

08/01/2011, 09:10:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

A significant number of Verizon customers are waiting for Apple's fifth-generation iPhone, rather than buying the currently available iPhone 4, a new survey has found.

WSJ: Apple board members have informally explored CEO succession options

07/19/2011, 04:05:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Members of Apple's executive board have reportedly discussed succession plans with outside consultants in the event that Steve Jobs can no longer run the company, though Jobs himself has characterized details in a new report from The Wall Street Journal as "hogwash."

Earnings preview: Apple expected to deliver $25B quarter on 16.5M iPhones

07/19/2011, 10:00:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Trading at record levels ahead of its quarterly earnings report this afternoon, Apple is expected by Wall Street watchers to post its best June quarterly earnings ever, with nearly $25 billion in revenue on sales of 16.5 million iPhones.

46% of smartphone buyers prefer Apple's iOS, 32% choose Google Android

07/18/2011, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Among consumers who plan to buy a smartphone in the next three months, the iPhone is the top choice, with nearly half of all prospective buyers choosing Apple.

iBooks to boost Apple's iTunes into a $13 billion business by 2013

07/06/2011, 05:00:00 PM, Posted By Blake Steven

Apple's ubiquitous iTunes Store and its associated services are forecast to generate a staggering $13 billion in revenues during the company's fiscal 2013, growing at an expected rate of nearly 40% over the next three years as publishers trend towards its iBook format.

Nielsen: Apple's iPhone growing, Android flat as smartphone sales surge

06/30/2011, 03:55:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Smartphone sales in the U.S. have become a majority of new mobile phone sales, and Apple's iPhone is leading that growth while Android has plateaued, according to the latest data from Nielsen.

40% of European smartphone buyers plan to buy iPhone next, 19% choose Android

06/24/2011, 01:30:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

According to a recent survey, smartphone purchasers in Europe are twice as likely to buy Apple's iPhone than a Google Android device as their next handset.

76% of iPhone owners plan to use Apple's iCloud, 30% interested in iTunes Match

06/21/2011, 01:45:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of iPhone users indicates that Apple's iCloud service could gain 150 million users, while nearly as many are also interested in using iMessage.

WWDC survey finds 47% of iOS developers support Android, 7% write for Mac

06/13/2011, 07:50:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of attendees at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference found that nearly half of iOS developers attending the conference support Android, while just 7 percent write applications for the Mac.