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Apple's China sales show why US trade warriors are wrong

South China Morning Post (subscription) - Tom Holland - 20 Oct, 2011
China is now the second-largest market in the world for California-based technology company Apple. In China, iPhones and iPads are selling faster than hot cakes. According to chief executive Tim Cook, Apple's sales in the country have jumped fourfold ...

Apple's IOS 5 More Catch-Up Than Forge-Ahead: Rich Jaroslovsky

San Francisco Chronicle - 20 Oct, 2011
Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- As impressive as it was for Apple Inc. to sell four million new iPhones last week, millions more users will be affected by another release: iOS 5, the latest version of the operating system that runs every iPhone, iPad and iPod ...

Siri on iPhone 4S Coming to Other Apple Devices with No iOS 5 Jailbreak?

eTaiwan News - Jason Van Hoven - 20 Oct, 2011
Siri on the iPhone 4S has been one of Apple's premier new features. It adapts to the user's individual preferences over time and personalizes results, as well as accomplishing tasks such as making ...

Now, China second-largest market for Apple

Economic Times - 20 Oct, 2011
BEIJING: Apple Inc. said China has become its largest market after the US as the iPhone, iPad and iMac computer maker opened an online store last year and six retail outlets in the past three years in the Asian nation. China, the world's most populous ...

Yes! Jailbreak iOS 5 for iPhone 4, 3GS, and iPad

Computerworld (blog) - Richi Jennings - 20 Oct, 2011
It's time to grab the jailbreak for iOS 5, on your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, or iPad. Prepare to free yourself from Apple's totalitarian walled garden of parody-free, sexless, family friendliness. ...

iPhone 4S: revamp rather than a breathtaking redesign

Sydney Morning Herald - Adam Turner - 20 Oct, 2011
This triumphant customer waves an iPhone 4S at an Apple Store in New York. Photo: Reuters Can't wait for the iPhone 5? Get your minor improvements with Apple's latest instead. IT'S A revamp rather than a breathtaking redesign but Apple's iPhone 4S is a ...

Head's in iCloud, heart's with Siri

Sydney Morning Herald - Garry Barker - 20 Oct, 2011
Thanks to the iCloud service, music, photos, videos and more are shared between iDevices - and Macs - automatically. Photo: Bloomberg Apple is letting you store everything remotely while its iOS 5 gets up close and personal. ...

Apple shares slide in fourth quarter

gulfnews.com - Derek Baldwin - 20 Oct, 2011
Dubai: Apple's failure to meet earnings estimates in the fourth quarter hurt shares in early trading yesterday. Shares slid by more than five per cent to dip below $400 (Dh1,468) after the world's most highly valued ...

Apple looks to Middle East and China

gulfnews.com - Derek Baldwin - 20 Oct, 2011
A customer checks out the iPhone 4S at an Apple Store in San Francisco. Apple believes sales of the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S are only going to grow as points of sale continue to expand around the world into emerging ...

IPhone 4S Strains Sprint Network

Forbes - 20 Oct, 2011
Since 2001, we've been educating millions of monthly readers about mobile technology and its effect on the world. Regularly recognized as an authority in the industry, we're often cited as experts in major media outlets such as the New York Times, ...

Apple Loses Some of Its Shine

Wall Street Journal - Jessica E. Vascellaro, Ian Sherr - 20 Oct, 2011
Apple shares drop following a disappointing earnings report, in which the company didn't sell as many iPhone as Wall Street was expecting, Heard on the Street's Rolfe Winkler reports on Markets Hub. ...

Apple's Quarterly Report Disappoints Wall Street

Slate Magazine - Greg Howard - 20 Oct, 2011
(The new Apple iPhone is displayed at an Apple store on October 14, 2011 in San Francisco.) For the first time in years, Apple's quarterly results failed to live up to Wall Street's ...

Apple iPhone 4S: How is it?

Stuff.co.nz - 20 Oct, 2011
Complaints are being logged on Apple's site about a colored tint affecting some iPhone 4Ss, obvious when compared to the iPhone 4. Others complain about the 4S screen looking washed out. Is the tint a result of residue left over from manufacturing that ...

Apple full year profits rise 85%

BBC News - 20 Oct, 2011
The world's most valuable technology company, Apple, has reported an 85% rise in its full-year results. Net profit for the year ending 24 September was $25.9bn (£16.5bn). However, its shares fell more than 5% in after-hours trading after fourth quarter ...

MacBook Air sales help Apple earnings

ZDNet UK - David Meyer - 20 Oct, 2011
Sales of Mac computers were a bright spot in Apple's fourth quarter, which failed to live up to analyst expectations as the company prepared for the iPhone 4S launch. Apple's Tim Cook has hailed Apple's ...

Apple shares slide after rare earnings miss

Reuters - 20 Oct, 2011
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Apple Inc shares fell more than 5 percent on Wednesday, the first trading session after a rare quarterly earnings miss, but analysts said the drop presented a buying opportunity for investors. On Tuesday, Apple stunned Wall Street ...

Apple Falls After Wait for IPhone Causes Missed Estimates

San Francisco Chronicle - Adam Satariano - 20 Oct, 2011
Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. fell in US trading after profit missed analysts' predictions for the first time in at least six years, evidence that customers delayed iPhone purchases before the release of the latest model. Profit was $6.62 billion, ...

Apple Shares Open 4.9% Lower After 4Q Earnings Miss

Wall Street Journal - Matt Jarzemsky - 20 Oct, 2011
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares opened 4.9% lower Wednesday, potentially the start of one of their biggest single-day selloffs in recent years, after the consumer electronics maker reported ...

Apple's Earnings Miss: Analysts React With Forgiveness

Wall Street Journal (blog) - Mark Gongloff - 20 Oct, 2011
Wait, is this the apocalypse? Wild animals are running loose in the streets of Ohio. Protesters are marching from Zuccotti Park to the Parthenon. Even more terrifying, Apple missed earnings forecasts! Apple shares are down nearly 6% ...

Apple: the world's leading mobile device company

Computerworld (blog) - Jonny Evans - 20 Oct, 2011
Apple [AAPL] achieved record Mac sales in its just-gone quarter -- combine portable Mac and iPad sales and there's no doubt Apple is the world's leading mobile device company. The statistics tell it like it is. ...

Tim Cook: Apple will set 'all-time' record for iPhone sales this quarter

Computerworld - Philip Michaels - 20 Oct, 2011
Macworld - Apple usually plays its cards pretty close to the vest when it comes to product predictions. Not on Tuesday--when discussing his company's fourth-quarter performance with analysts, Tim Cook made a bold statement about the ...

Analysts Ponder Bizarre FYQ4 Miss, FYQ1 Outlook

Barron's (blog) - Tiernan Ray - 20 Oct, 2011
Shares of Apple (AAPL) are down $21.61, or 5%, at $400.63 in early trading after the company last night missed analysts' fiscal Q4 estimates for sales and profit, on lower-than-expected iPhone sales, but forecast the current quarter ...

Apple shares fall after rare earnings miss

Reuters - 20 Oct, 2011
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Apple Inc shares were down about 5 percent in premarket trading on Wednesday, the first day after a rare quarterly earnings miss, but analysts called the results a blip and said it presented a buying opportunity. ...

Apple iPad: Stronger Than Ever

PC Magazine - Peter Pachal - 20 Oct, 2011
Although Apple took a hit on iPhone sales over the summer, the iPad is well on its way to becoming a tremendous success story for the company. Year-over-year, iPad sales grew from 4.2 million to 11.1 million‚Ä"a 166 percent increase. ...

Why Apple's big miss doesn't matter

CNNMoney - Andy M. Zaky - 20 Oct, 2011
This miss is just a minor blip due to analysts getting overzealous with their estimates. By Andy M. Zaky, contributor FORTUNE -- You're going to come across quite a bit of commentary today that will try and pin Apple's earnings miss to some vague ...

Apple misses quarterly sales; disappoints for the first time in years

Washington Post - Hayley Tsukayama - 20 Oct, 2011
Apple failed to meet quarterly expectations Tuesday, a rare miss for the electronics giant, as sales of its signature iPhone disappointed analysts and prompted a late sell-off of the stock. The firm, the most valuable company in the world before the ...

Apple iPhone 4S Siri demo

V3.co.uk - 20 Oct, 2011
V3 gets up close and personal with Siri to see if the voice activated feature really is as useful as Apple claims. We test out email dictation, music playback and ask if Siri knows a few famous faces in the tech world....

Apple sets iPad, Mac sales records

Computerworld - Gregg Keizer - 20 Oct, 2011
Computerworld - Apple on Tuesday reported selling a record number of iPads and Macs in the third quarter but missed the aggressive targets set by Wall Street analysts for the iPhone. Apple sold 17 million iPhones, down 16% from the ...

The 5 biggest gripes so far about the iPhone 4S

CNN - Doug Gross - 20 Oct, 2011
The iPhone 4S has sold more than 4 million units, but there have been some complaints from early users. (CNN) -- Nobody's perfect. And despite generally strong reviews and record early sales, the iPhone 4S is no exception. ...

China Market Ripens For Apple

Wall Street Journal (blog) - 20 Oct, 2011
AP A man places an iPad displaying a picture of Steve Jobs around candles forming the logo of Apple Inc., the company he co-founded, in Chengdu in southwestern China's Sichuan province, on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. Apple's most recent quarterly earnings ...

 

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