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iSuppli: Apple was only US PC maker to outgrow market in Q1 2010

06/04/2010, 03:06 pm

The greatest growth in the PC industry in the first quarter of 2010 came from overseas computer manufacturers, with one exception in the U.S.: Apple.


Mac sales forecast to grow 20% on strong demand for new MacBook Pros

05/11/2010, 09:05 am

Apple's recent MacBook Pro refresh and the newly launched iPad 3G are both strong sellers, industry and supply chain sources have told one Wall Street analyst, who believes Apple could see another quarter with more than 20 percent year-over-year growth in Mac sales.


Mac sales momentum predicted to push Apple stock to $305

04/19/2010, 09:04 am

Apple's astounding gains on Wall Street are expected to continue, with a second consecutive quarter of more than 30 percent year-over-year Mac sales growth predicted to help push the company's stock to $305.


Apple sells estimated 1.4M Macs in US to capture 8% market share

04/14/2010, 04:04 pm

Quarterly PC shipment estimates were released Wednesday, and Apple's share of the U.S. PC market grew 34 percent year over year to capture 8 percent of the total domestic market.


Apple stock projected to hit $300 on strength of iPhone, Mac sales

04/14/2010, 10:04 am

Less than a week ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings report, two analysts increased their price target for the company's stock -- one to $299 and the other to $300.


'Material' market gains expected from Apple's 25 new China stores

03/22/2010, 09:03 am

With Apple's retail presence delivering growth in Mac and iPhone marketshare elsewhere in the world, the company's plans to build 25 new stores in China is expected to have a significant impact on sales.


February Mac sales up 43%, Apple on track for 2.9M in quarter

03/15/2010, 01:03 pm

New retail sales data shows Apple has continued to have strong Mac and iPod sales at the start of 2010, with February's numbers showing significant year-over-year growth.


Blockbuster 2010 Mac sales expected to carry into February for Apple

03/08/2010, 08:03 am

A slow start to Mac sales in early 2009 will work to Apple's advantage, potentially making strong 2010 sales seem even more impressive with numbers reflecting huge year-over-year growth, according to a new analysis.


Mac OS X market share up 29%, Leopard still most common

02/27/2010, 12:02 pm

New statistics released this week show that the market share of Mac OS X in Web use has grown by 29.4 percent in the last year, while Windows has decreased 3.8 percent.


Apple's pricing discipline gives Mac 10.5% market dollar share

02/24/2010, 07:02 am

Though Apple carries just 5 percent of the total worldwide home PC market, the Mac commanded 10.5 percent of the market's dollar share during the holiday buying season.


Apple releases new iPhone ads, Mac cracks top 5 in France

02/22/2010, 01:02 pm

Apple this week released two new TV advertisements touting the unique features of the iPhone, while a massive spike in French Mac sales helped the company crack the top five PC vendors last quarter.


Apple's January Mac sales grow 36%, on pace for 2.8M in quarter

02/16/2010, 02:02 pm

The latest NPD sales data shows Mac sales increased 36 percent year-over-year in the month of January, which could mean a strong 2.8 million sales for Apple in the first quarter of calendar 2010.


Apple focuses more on brand quality, less on sales in China

01/26/2010, 12:01 pm

While initial iPhone sales have not had a blockbuster start in China, Apple executives said this week they don't mind -- for them, it's all about building the Apple brand for the long haul.


iPod touch sales spike 55%; Mac strong in education, overseas

01/25/2010, 07:01 pm

Apple's diverse lineup of popular products delivered a record quarter for the company, with officials revealing Monday that iPod touch and Mac sales are stronger than ever.


Wall Street expects record earnings to kick off Apple's big week

01/25/2010, 09:01 am

As Apple prepares to report its earnings today at 5 p.m. Eastern time, most Wall Street analysts expect the company to report its best quarter ever, with the potential for record holiday iPhone and Mac sales.


Record 3.1 million Mac sales expected to kickoff 'Year of the Mac'

01/19/2010, 08:01 am

A strong holiday quarter, higher than expected Mac sales, and hype leading up to Apple's expected tablet unveiling next week are all expected to drive the company's stock to new heights, one Wall Street analyst said Monday.


Apple captures 7.4% of US PC market on 31% Mac sales growth

01/13/2010, 04:01 pm

Apple took advantage of a rebounding PC market this past holiday shopping season, with the Mac maker's U.S. sales rising 31 percent year-over-year to 1.5 million units. That was good enough to keep its share of the domestic pie above 7 percent, despite an influx of budget netbook PCs that flooded the market.


Apple shipped 7M MacBooks in 2009, now ordering 1M per month

01/13/2010, 11:01 am

Apple shipped about 7 million MacBooks in all of 2009, and has increased its orders to one supplier to about one million per month -- a rate maintained during the typically slow span of January.


Apple to report first quarter 2010 earnings on Jan. 25 [u]

01/11/2010, 12:01 pm

Apple will report its earnings for the first quarter of its 2010 fiscal year on Monday, Jan. 25, two days before the Cupertino, Calif., company is expected to announce new products.


Apple's new Mac mini, server surprise with strong sales start

01/08/2010, 02:01 pm

While Apple's new iMac got all of the desktop-related attention when new hardware was announced in October, the new Mac mini and its debut Server companion have found early success.