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Apple Posts Strong iPhone Sales, But iPad Numbers Drop

Apple set a new record for iPhone sales in its fiscal third quarter, though iPad sales experienced a slump. The company reported that 35.2 million iPhones were sold during the three month period, beating out the third quarter record of 31.2 million set last year. However, iPad sales were not so good and fell 9% [...]

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Microsoft Launches Office for Apple’s iPad

After a long delay, Microsoft has finally brought Office to the iPad. Office is up on the Apple App Store and provides users with the familiar comforts of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Outlook is not included. It’s also worth noting that, while the app can be downloaded for free to view documents, an Office 365 [...]

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Apple Releases Cheaper 8GB iPhone 5C and Brings Back Fourth-Generation iPad

Apple has quietly altered its product lineup this week by bringing back the fourth-generation iPad and launching a new version of the iPhone 5C. The fourth-generation iPad was originally discontinued last year when the iPad Air launched, but it is now returning to replace the aging iPad 2 as a lower-priced tablet option. The device [...]

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Apple Achieves Record iPhone Sales, But Wall Street Is Not Impressed

Apple has reported record sales for its fiscal first quarter, but Wall Street remains underwhelmed. The company said that it sold 51 million iPhones in the quarter, up from the previous quarter and the previous year, as well as 26 million iPads and 4.8 million Macs. Though the latter sales beat expectations, Wall Street analysts [...]

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Apple Sells 33.8 Million iPhones in Fiscal Fourth Quarter

Apple’s results for its fiscal fourth quarter are out and, to no one’s surprise, it finished out the fiscal year by maintaining its strong record. The company reported earnings of $8.26 per share on revenue of $37.5 billion, beating analyst expectations of $7.92 per share on revenue of $36.82 billion. Device sales for the quarter [...]

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Apple Shows off New iPad Air

Last month Apple revealed its new iPhones and now it’s following up with the unveiling of the latest iteration of its iPad tablet. The next generation will be known as the iPad Air and follows the trend of upgrades being thinner, lighter, and more powerful. At only 7.5mm thick, 20% thinner than the fourth generation [...]

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Tablet Shipments Decline Ahead of New iPad Release

Global tablet shipments in the second quarter saw a slowdown from the previous quarter, but remain far ahead of last year’s figures according to a report from International Data Corp. Shipments reached 45.1 million units, a 9.7% decline from the first quarter of the year in which 49.2 million units were shipped. However, when compared [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Trio Arrives July 7

Samsung has announced July 7 as the release date for its trio of new Galaxy Tab 3 tablets. With its latest smartphone releases burning up the market, Samsung is following up with a new set of Android tablet devices. For those customers who absolutely have to be the first to have the newest gadget, preorders [...]

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Apple App Store Reaches 50 Billion Downloads

Apple’s App Store has passed the 50 billion downloads milestone. Though it was launched in 2008, the majority of those downloads have occurred in just the last year. Back in January, Apple reported that the store had reached 40 billion downloads, with almost half of them occurring in 2012 alone. As part of a promotion, [...]

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BlackBerry CEO Predicts Death of Tablets in Five Years

Despite recent news that the tablet market continues to grow, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins believes that tablets lack staying power. “In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg. “Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. [...]

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