11/26/2013, 10:11 am
Apple has famously compared convertible Windows tablets to combining a toaster and a refrigerator, but competitors are still increasing their output of touchscreen notebooks in hopes of turning around slumping PC sales.
08/26/2013, 10:08 am
The popularity of Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphones has driven a boom in revenues for display manufacturers, according to a new report from NPD DisplaySearch.
08/19/2013, 04:08 pm
As the larger PC market continues to struggle, Apple, too, has seen its Mac sales decline year over year — a trend that is on pace to continue in the current September quarter.
08/05/2013, 05:08 pm
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.
07/22/2013, 03:07 pm
The latest data from the NPD Group shows domestic Mac sales down 5 percent year over year in the June quarter, as iPad cannibalization of Apple's Mac platform continues.
06/19/2013, 11:06 am
Research firm NPD DisplaySearch projects the touch sensor industry will explode over the next three years, but Apple’s unique in-cell display are expected to represent the smallest amount of growth — even smaller than resistive touch panels.
05/20/2013, 01:05 pm
The latest data from the NPD Group shows that domestic sales of Mac computers were about even year over year in the month of April, which one analyst interprets as potentially a positive sign for Apple.
04/23/2013, 02:04 pm
Just as is the case with digital music downloads, iTunes' early-mover advantage in video downloads has secured it a massive lead over its competitors in the sector, according to new findings.
04/15/2013, 12:04 pm
Tablet and smartphone owners are increasingly aware of that their devices can leverage screen-mirroring functions like Apple's AirPlay, but the vast majority of device owners make no use of this capability, according to a new study from the NPD Group.
03/18/2013, 03:03 pm
After a disappointing holiday quarter, signs continue to show that Mac sales are on the rebound, with the latest data from the NPD Group revealing a 14% year over year increase in January and February.
02/25/2013, 02:02 pm
The latest data from the NPD Group shows U.S. Mac sales in the month of January were up 31 percent year over year, suggesting Apple began to catch up with demand for its new all-in-one iMac.
01/09/2013, 08:01 am
Shipments of tablets, led by Apple's iPad, have grown at such an unprecedented pace that they are now projected to outpace traditional notebook PCs worldwide this year.
01/04/2013, 11:01 am
In spite of discounts on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and even Thanksgiving Day, Apple's MacBook line of computers saw a 6 percent decrease in U.S. sales over the five-week-long 2012 holiday sales period.
12/04/2012, 08:12 am
Retail sales of Apple notebooks on Black Friday were flat year over year as overall consumer electronics sales declined nearly 6 percent, while sales of Windows-based notebooks plummeted 10 percent despite the launch of Windows 8.
07/03/2012, 09:07 am
Shipments of touchscreen tablets, led by Apple's market dominating iPad, will surpass traditional notebooks by 2016, according to a new forecast.
04/26/2012, 08:04 am
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.
04/16/2012, 04:04 pm
The latest U.S. sales data from NPD suggests Apple's Mac sales were up 5 percent year over year during the March quarter, a number lower than some have expected.
03/09/2012, 09:03 am
Packing four times the pixels into the new iPad's Retina Display has proven to be a challenge for Apple's manufacturing partners, who are utilizing advanced technology like Super High Aperture pixel design and packing in double the LEDs for backlighting.
02/23/2012, 12:02 pm
The combined total of iPad and MacBook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2011 gave Apple a whopping 26.6 percent share of the mobile PC market, nearly tripling the share held by second-place HP.
02/13/2012, 03:02 pm
During the busy holiday shopping season, Apple accounted for 19 percent, or nearly one in five, of all U.S. consumer dollars spent on electronics, according to the NPD Group.