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Apple's 11-inch MacBook Airs 'flying off the shelves' alongside iPad

11/29/2010, 08:20:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple saw a healthy demand for all of its products across the board on Black Friday, but the iPad and new MacBook Air were particularly strong sellers over the weekend, according to financial experts.

34% of non-AT&T smartphone buyers wish they could buy Apple's iPhone

11/19/2010, 02:15:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

A new survey has found that more than a third of U.S. smartphone buyers on carriers other than AT&T wish they could have bought the iPhone, expressing buyer's remorse.

Netbook demand sinks as 80% of tablet buyers want Apple's iPad

11/02/2010, 10:00:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has found that consumer demand for low-cost, low-power netbooks remains low, as touchscreen tablets continue to gain popularity. And Apple's iPad still dominates mindshare, even as competitors like Samsung and Research in Motion tout their own tablets.

Electronics giant Sony rumored for potential Apple acquisition

10/26/2010, 07:30:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

A new rumor has pegged Apple and its $51 billion in cash and investments as a potential buyer of Sony, prompting the largest trading volume of the Japanese electronics company in 3 months.

Apple: Q4 2010 Earnings Preview

10/18/2010, 07:00:00 AM, Posted By Andy M. Zaky, Bullish Cross, Special to AppleInsider

As the market grinds higher in anticipation of a second round of quantitative easing (QE2), all eyes are on Apple as the company sets to report fiscal earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2010 on Monday after the bell.

iPhone 4 and iPad shortages could temper upside to Apple's earnings

10/15/2010, 08:40:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple, which will disclose earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2010 on Monday, is expected to report profits in-line with Wall Street's estimates but may face trouble besting those predictions with its usual degree of flair due to shortages of two of its hottest products throughout the quarter.

Apple shares crack $300 en-route to new all-time high

10/13/2010, 09:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple stock rose roughly 1% in pre-marketed trading Wednesday to a new all-time high, surpassing the $300 milestone for the first time in the company's history.

One third of high school students choosing Apple for next handset

10/05/2010, 07:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

While a new wave of smart phones are believed to be chipping away at Apple's share of the portal media player market amongst high schoolers, interest in the company's iPhone among that same teenage demographic is up sharply since the launch of the iPhone 4 to a new all-time high.

Nielsen: Android overtakes Apple's iOS in latest US smartphone sales

10/05/2010, 02:05:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

New sales data from Nielsen shows that Google's Android mobile operating system was the top-selling platform in recent months, ahead of Apple's iOS, which powers the iPhone.

Google Android closes gap with Apple iPhone in consumer interest

09/30/2010, 03:20:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

A new survey of prospective smartphone buyers has found that hype from the iPhone 4 has died down, and Apple's smartphone is only slightly more preferable to consumers than devices running Google Android.

iPhone 4 remains sold out at half of Apple's US retail stores

08/12/2010, 08:10:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The iPhone 4 remains in limited stock at Apple's U.S. retail stores seven weeks after its launch, suggesting that "antennagate" has done little to slow sales.

Online dating service finds iPhone owners have more sex partners

08/11/2010, 10:00:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Owners of Apple's iPhone on average have more sex partners by age 30 than those who own other handsets, and the iPhone takes more attractive photos than competing smartphones, a survey of users of an online dating service has found.

Saudi Arabia announces it will block BlackBerry service Friday

08/03/2010, 11:20:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Saudi Arabia, citing security concerns, revealed Tuesday its intention to block some of Research in Motion's BlackBerry services beginning Friday.

Apple third fiscal quarter 2010 earnings preview

07/20/2010, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Andy M. Zaky, Bullish Cross, Special to AppleInsider

As shares of Apple (AAPL) continue to fall under pressure due to negative market reaction to “Antennagate” and disappointing results from IBM, investors will now look for third quarter earnings to pull the company out of the doldrums.

Apple's recurring revenue stream: 77% of iPhone 4 sales were upgrades

06/25/2010, 09:35:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With more than three-quarters of first-day iPhone 4 purchasers upgrading from a previous iPhone, Apple has successfully built a recurring revenue stream in which most users will upgrade every one to two years.

iPhone 4 demand predicted to drive Apple to 9.5M June quarter sales

06/16/2010, 09:40:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With record breaking demand for the new iPhone 4 on the first day of preorders, one prominent analyst believes Apple will sell 9.5 million total handsets in the June quarter, while a new breakdown of preorders suggests popularity of the 16GB model.

AT&T sends out iPad 3G email leak acknowledgment

06/13/2010, 10:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Following the web attack that enabled black hat hackers to obtain a list of private email addresses of its iPad 3G subscribers, AT&T has mailed out a vaguely apologetic acknowledgment of the event explaining what happened.

Apple's iPhone market share three times greater than Android in US

06/06/2010, 10:50:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

A new survey of U.S. smartphone owners found that 28 percent use a device running the iPhone OS, compared with just 9 percent on Google's Android mobile operating system.

iPad has 91% consumer satisfaction, demand greater than pre-launch

05/20/2010, 11:55:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

A pair of new surveys from ChangeWave show that demand for the iPad has grown since the device hit the market in early April, while 91 percent of those who already bought one are satisfied with their purchase.

Apple stores completely sold out of iPad 3G, furnish waiting lists

05/06/2010, 03:55:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's iPad 3G remains sold out in most of the company's retail stores, prompting "Notify Me" waiting lists that will give customers first priority when supplies are replenished.

AT&T customers claim most dropped calls, least satisfaction [u]

05/05/2010, 08:25:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Despite billions of dollars invested in its network in the last year, a new survey has found that AT&T customers report the most dropped calls of any U.S. carrier, and those users are also the least satisfied with their service. (Update: AT&T has responded to the survey findings, as noted below).

Survey finds 16GB iPad 3G most popular, not viewed as PC replacement

05/03/2010, 12:45:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

A survey of customers in line to buy a 3G iPad in New York on Friday found that more than half planned to purchase the least expensive 16GB model, starting at $629, and almost none planned to have the iPad replace their traditional computer..

Apple announces iPad sales top 1 million in less than a month

05/03/2010, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's new iPad reached one million sales last Friday, the day the iPad 3G launched, and just 28 days after the hardware was introduced on April 3.

Inside iPhone OS 4.0: Multitasking vs Mac OS X, Android

04/17/2010, 06:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

How you work on a smartphone is very different from how you work on a desktop computer. This reality is particularly true when it comes to multitasking. The approach to multitasking taken by Google's Android and Apple's upcoming iPhone 4.0 is also very different. Here's how they compare.

Oppenheimer raises Apple target ahead of second quarter earnings

04/16/2010, 10:00:00 AM, Posted By Slash Lane

Research investment firm Oppenheimer on Friday raised its price target and estimates for Apple through the end of the fiscal year to reflect improving momentum across all the company's product lines and expectations of strong March quarter results.

Number of high school students planning to buy an iPhone doubles

04/12/2010, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Interests in Apple's iPhone amongst high school teenagers is on the rise, according to a new study from investment research firm Piper Jaffray, which found that nearly twice as many students are planning to buy one of the touchscreen handsets in the next 6 months compared to last year.

Apple's prohibition of Flash-built apps in iPhone 4.0 related to multitasking

04/09/2010, 02:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's new iPhone 4.0 SDK license now blocks cross-compiled third party apps, such as those built from Flash CS5. Rather than being just a competitive blow directed at Adobe however, it appears the real motivation is to support sophisticated new multitasking features in the new operating system.

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 to ship this summer with multitasking support

04/08/2010, 01:25:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Due this summer, iPhone OS 4 will deliver multitasking as a way to run background apps that the user can quickly switch between.

Successful iPad debut expected to propel Apple stock past $300

04/05/2010, 08:00:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Aided by nearly 5 million iPad sales in the first 12 months, one prominent Wall Street analyst believes Apple stock will skyrocket to $305, while a number of others believe the iPad launch was a resounding success.

Growth in netbook sales slows in anticipation of Apple's iPad

04/02/2010, 12:15:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

As the launch of Apple's iPad looms, a new report alleges that HP and Dell have cut back production of low-cost, low-power netbooks after the market saw relatively slow growth in the first quarter of 2010.

Apple's iPhone 4.0 to support multitasking via Expose-like interface

03/31/2010, 12:25:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade and Prince McLean

The upcoming 4.0 reference release of Apple's iPhone OS will deliver new support for running multiple concurrent third party apps, and allow users to switch between them using a windows management mechanism similar to one made popular on the company's Mac OS X operating system.

No. 1 planned use for Apple iPad: working on the go

03/24/2010, 10:50:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of wireless device users has found that the top intended use for Apple's forthcoming iPad is getting work done while on the road, suggesting the multimedia device could serve as a netbook replacement for many consumers.

One-third of Apple iPad buyers plan to read books, newspapers

03/23/2010, 11:25:00 AM, Posted By Slash Lane

More than a third of those eyeing Apple's forthcoming iPad will read books, newspapers and magazines on the touchscreen device, a new study has found.

39% of BlackBerry owners say they'd switch to an iPhone

03/16/2010, 09:20:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

A new study found that nearly half of all BlackBerry owners would be likely to switch to another smartphone, with a majority of those eyeing Apple's iPhone.

Consumers reluctant to spend above $700 for Apple tablet - study

01/21/2010, 03:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

While consumer interest in Apple's forthcoming tablet is high, a price north of $700 could turn off many potential buyers, a new survey has found.

iPhone users most likely consumers to pay for digital content

11/25/2009, 11:05:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Owners of Apple's iPhone are more likely than any other consumer to pay for digital content across a range of content types, including newspapers, a new study has found.

Earnings preview: Wall Street expects Apple to impress

10/19/2009, 08:05:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Expectations are high for Apple, set to report its fourth-quarter results Monday afternoon, as analysts believe the Mac maker will once again beat projections and defy the recession.

Apple's Steve Jobs tops list of teens' most admired entrepreneurs

10/13/2009, 02:25:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

More evidence of Apple's influence within young America was discovered in a new survey, which found company co-founder Steve Jobs to be the most admired entrepreneur among teens and tweens.

Apple's next iMacs rumored with compelling new features

08/07/2009, 12:45:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade

A couple of new features rumored to be in the cards for Apple's forthcoming iMac refresh will up the value proposition for prospective buyers in the market for an all-in-one desktop system, AppleInsider has been told.

Apple tops magazine tech support survey rankings

08/06/2009, 01:50:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

A study of major laptop manufacturers' technical support service found Apple to be at the top of its class, while competitors like Dell and HP lagged well behind the Mac-maker.

Earnings Preview: Apple to have Wall Street's ear this afternoon

07/21/2009, 12:40:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Guidance, gross margin, and signs of a rebound in technology spending will be among the key topics financial experts will be paying close attention to when Apple reports results from its third fiscal quarter following the closing bell Tuesday.

Apple near saturation point for iPod, iTunes use by teens

04/08/2009, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

The results of Piper Jaffray's 17th bi-annual teen survey are in, showing Apple to have broadened its lead in the areas of iPod consumption and iTunes usage -- both of which are nearing their saturation point -- as the company moves to translate these successes to its iPhone business.

Premium-priced MacBook Pros top sales at Apple retail stores

02/24/2009, 05:35:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Despite repeated calls from industry watchers for Apple to cut prices on its computer line, a new study reveals that sales of the company's premium-priced MacBook Pros are topping all other Macs at the majority of U.S.-based Apple stores.

iPhone Push Notification Server tied to Snow Leopard Server

02/11/2009, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Prince McLean

Despite licensing the proprietary ActiveSync Exchange Server protocol from Microsoft for use with the iPhone, Apple is building its own Push Notification Server for messaging services in both the iPhone and Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server using open, interoperable standards.

Apple Q1 2009 earnings preview

01/21/2009, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Andy M. Zaky, Bullish Cross, Special to AppleInsider

Analysts polled by Thomson Financial expect Apple to report earnings of $1.38 in EPS on $9.74 billion in revenue when the company releases its results shortly after the close of trading this afternoon.

Apple's iPhone may have outsold Android nearly 6-to-1

01/20/2009, 06:40:00 PM, Posted By Aidan Malley

While Apple may not have had the strongest of holiday sales for Macs and iPods, estimates for sales of iPhone 3G versus T-Mobile's G1 may show Apple's device having outsold one of its closest competitors by a ratio of six to one in the US alone.

AT&T canvasses buyers on future iPhone features

10/25/2008, 01:20:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

AT&T has recently begun surveying some of its longer-term iPhone buyers asking what features they would most like to see added to the Apple handset.

What to expect: Apple Q4 2008 earnings preview

10/21/2008, 08:00:00 AM, Posted By Andy M. Zaky, Bullish Cross, Special to AppleInsider

Wall Street investors are holding their breath as Apple is set to report earnings after the close of regular trading this afternoon. This particular report will be one of the most crucial in the company’s history as Wall Street and her analysts have completely written Apple off as a business that could thrive in a slower economic environment.

Apple mellowing its tone on leaks?

10/06/2008, 06:00:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Following years of near-constant legal notices and other attempts to silence leaks and control the press, Apple appears to be softening its stance on rumors, an investigation suggests.

No subscription iTunes at event; Macs high priority in enterprise

09/03/2008, 07:05:00 PM, Posted By Aidan Malley

Hopes for an all-you-can-eat iTunes music service should be dashed this time around, according to purported insiders. Meanwhile, the corporate world says in a new study that integrating Macs into their businesses is one of their top priorities.