Apple was the number one recommended stock by Ticonderoga Securities in 2011. Now, at the beginning of 2012, it holds the same title once again.
Articles by Chris Hauk
No joy for Research in Motion and its miserable PlayBook tablet. Even though the device was discounted heavily during the holidays, RIM continues to struggle under the weight of its unsold PlayBook inventory.
Shortly before Christmas, shipping estimates for the 12-core Mac Pro increased to 1-3 weeks. That model does tend to occasionally see extra lead time, but the shipping delays have notably been applied to almost any custom Mac Pro order.
Apple has done a fine job of disrupting quite a few industries over the years. The PC, the tablet, music, and smartphones are just a few industries on the list.
Three months after his death, Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs has been immortalized as a 12″ action figure. The figure, which appears to be fully articulated, will be available in February.
Apple’s iPhone outsold Android devices 7.8:1 at AT&T corporate retail stores during the month of December, The Apple device accounted for 66% of all device sales in the period.
Google has allowed a pair of fake Siri apps to be offered in its Android Market. Both steal Siri’s icon, and one of the apps even tries to clone Siri’s interface.
Apple has begun reducing orders for the iPad 2 ahead of the release of a next-generation iPad early next year. It’s unknown if Apple will keep the iPad 2 around at a discounted price.
Apple is expected to use Sharp’s IGZO flat panels instead of the IPS (in-plane switching) panels used currently for its next-generation iPad 3. IGZO allows for high resolution displays with significant power savings.
In an interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a notable moment in the annals of computer lore, the naming of their fledgling computer company some years ago.
The latest iPad rumor claims that the next iPad will have more than double the battery capacity, and that Apple will be releasing two new iPads next year at the MacWorld/iWorld convention (which they have no plans to attend)!
At what point should investors short Apple shares? Not now, says well known industry pundit and all around crabby guy John C. Dvorak.
The folks over at Info Graphic World have constructed a great infographic entitled: “Farewell to a Genius: The Life and Times of Steve Jobs”, showcasing Steve Jobs’ achievements throughout his life.
The widely anticipated television set from Apple could offer Internet based content subscriptions, and customized channel lineups. One hurdle: Apple must negotiate unique content deals that will allow the company to differentiate its product from other televisions on the market.
In a recent customer satisfaction survey, Apple has once again been named as the top computer and electronic retailer. It had the second highest score overall, coming in behind online leader Amazon.
We’ll file this story under “DUH!” Apple iOS and Android devices were popular gifts worldwide during the holiday weekend, as the number of new devices seen by Localytics was over 12 times higher than previous weekends.