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Another take: Apple's Black Friday sales seen as 'strong'

11/30/2009, 09:11 am

Despite Apple offering modest discounts for Black Friday, huge Mac sales for the year's biggest shopping day have been projected, thanks to third-party resellers.


Apple's Black Friday Mac in-store sales forecast to decrease [u]

11/30/2009, 07:11 am

Checks with Apple stores last week suggest that in-store 2009 Black Friday Mac sales could see a year-over-year decrease, though online sales will likely compensate for losses, according to a new report. [Updated]


Oct. estimates suggest Apple will sell 2.9M Macs this quarter

11/18/2009, 02:11 pm

Sales figures for the month of October show that Apple is on track to meet Wall Street expectations for its first financial quarter, which includes the busy holiday season.


Mac marketshare grows in Europe as Apple's competitors struggle

11/11/2009, 11:11 am

PC sales in the U.K. and Western Europe diminished over the past year while Apple's market share has grown, as higher-priced Macs have found success in the midst of down economy.


Apple's 2010 capital expenditures could signal major investments

11/02/2009, 09:11 am

Apple has forecast a 70 percent increase in capital expenditures for the 2010 fiscal year, which one analyst has said could be a sign the Mac maker is investing in "strategic new infrastructure."


Mac sales grow 11.8% as Apple takes 9.4% U.S. market share

10/14/2009, 04:10 pm

Mac sales saw double-digit growth in the third quarter of 2009, maintaining Apple's position as the fourth-largest U.S. PC manufacturer, according to new data released Wednesday from IDC.


History suggests Windows 7 launch could boost Mac sales

10/13/2009, 09:10 am

Rather than negatively impacting Mac sales, a new report provides evidence that the impending launch of Windows 7 could actually be a boon for Apple.


Big holiday season predicted to be just the beginning for Apple

10/07/2009, 02:10 pm

Apple is expected to have exceptional sales this holiday season to cap off an excellent 2009, but a new report predicts that 2010 will be even better based on anticipated iPhone sales.


Apple takes double-digit home PC market share - study

10/05/2009, 10:10 am

An estimated 12 percent of all U.S. homes have an Apple computer, though nearly all Mac owners also have a Windows PC in their home, a new study shows.


Steve Jobs' wealth shrinks; Mac online share grows

10/01/2009, 09:10 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is revealed to be the No. 43 wealthiest American with a net worth of $5.1 billion; and since the launch of Snow Leopard, the share of Mac OS X machines online has grown 5 percent.


Steve Ballmer: Safari a 'rounding error,' Mac losing market share

09/30/2009, 09:09 am

Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer went on the offensive against Apple in a recent interview, stating that Windows has gained market share on OS X, and that the browser Safari is a "rounding error."


One-fifth of buyers interested in Apple's unseen tablet

09/23/2009, 07:09 am

Despite the fact that no one has seen it, a new survey says that 21 percent of buyers are interested in purchasing an Apple tablet device. That demand, along with strong Mac and iPhone sales, is expected to propel the company's stock.


Mac sales grow 7% as Apple projected to sell 2.8M in quarter

09/14/2009, 02:09 pm

Based on new sales figures from NPD Market Research, Apple is expected to slightly exceed Wall Street's consensus on Mac sales for the September quarter.


Apple's mindshare in Asia far outweighs marketshare

09/11/2009, 09:09 am

With just a sliver of phone and computer sales in the world's most populous region, Apple still managed to top all other companies to become the region's most admired in a new ranking.


Don't expect Apple TV as cable set top box, Apple exec says

09/08/2009, 08:09 am

Though rumors have persisted for years that the Apple TV might transition from a media streaming solution into a cable box competitor, a new report said an Apple executive "killed that concept."


Microsoft's fight against Apple ads seen as waste of money

09/02/2009, 07:09 am

With Apple's Mac home market share tripling in the past five years, Microsoft has fought back with its own advertising campaigns attacking Apple for the first time, a move one analyst sees as a mistake.


Apple's Mac leads sales growth as PC market begins to recover

08/26/2009, 12:08 pm

The worldwide PC market began a slow rebound from the recession last quarter with overall home sales surging, and strong Mac sales with business buyers.


School shoppers choose netbooks over Apple, for now

08/18/2009, 03:08 pm

A new study suggests students prefer low-cost netbooks over Apple's MacBook, but some believe the Mac-maker's long-rumored tablet could take a large portion of low-end laptop sales.


Single digit growth boosts Apple's share of US PC market to 8.7 percent

07/15/2009, 05:07 pm

Apple's share of the U.S. computer market grew 2.5 percent in the second quarter while the PC industry as a whole saw shipments slide 1.2 percent, according to new figures released Wednesday by market research firm Gartner.


Apple's share of U.S. PC market slips to 7.4% as sales decline

04/15/2009, 06:04 pm

Apple's share of the U.S. computer market fell to 7.4 percent during the first calendar quarter of 2009 from 8.0 percent during the fourth quarter of 2008, market research firm Gartner said Wendesday.