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Apple Sees Highest Revenue Growth in China, Up 67%

Posted on 24/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

During yesterday’s Q1 2013 results call, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer said that the company has been focusing on establishing a new operating segment of Greater China, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

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Apple Sold 10 iOS Devices Every Second Through The Holiday 2012 Quarter

Posted on 24/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

During Apple’s quarterly earnings call yesterday, in which Apple executives and analysts discussed the company’s all-time record holiday 2012 quarter, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple sold over 500 million iOS devices in total – and 10 devices every second for the entire holiday quarter!

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How to Search Your Email Using Siri

Posted on 24/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

Searching through your email on your iOS device can be a pain in the you know what. The search bar in the Mail app works well enough, but what if there was a way you could search by just using your spoken voice? If you have a Siri compatible device, there is a way.

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Apple’s Cash Reserves Grow to $137.1 Billion

Posted on 24/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple revealed a lot of interesting tidbits during their quarterly earnings call yesterday. Among them, the company revealed that they now have a whopping $137.1 billion in cash reserves. To put that into perspective, that’s more than the profits of all 5 of the top oil companies combined for all of 2012!

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Apps for Apes: How Orangutans at the Smithsonian National Zoo are Using iPads

Posted on 24/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Given that humans enjoy the iPad so much, why not spread the joy to other primates as well? Continuing a trend already in force at 12 other zoos around the world (including the Miami Zoo and the Milwaukee County Zoo), the Smithsonian National Zoo has decided to do just that.

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AAPL Stock Falls Over 10% After Hours, Despite Record Quarterly Earnings

Posted on 24/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Just a couple of hours ago, Apple announced all-time record earnings for the 2012 holiday quarter. Despite Apple’s success, however, they stil missed Wall Street’s overly optimistic projections – and their stock has fallen over 10% in after-hours trading as a result!

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Apple’s Q1 2013 Earnings: $13.1B, Sold 47.8M iPhones, 22.9M iPads and 4.1M Macs

Posted on 23/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple has just announced the best quarter in its corporate history, reporting earnings of $13.1 billion, or $13.81 per diluted share, on record quarterly revenue of $54.5 billion. That compares to revenue of $46.3 billion and net profit of $13.1 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share, in the 14-week year-ago quarter.

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Pebble Smartwatches Begin Shipping to Kickstarter Backers

Posted on 23/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

Pebble Technology — makers of the Pebble e-paper watch that broke Kickstarter records during its funding stage — has begun notifying some early backers that orders have begun making their way to them.

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Review: iStudiez Pro for Mac and iOS – Your Key to Academic Success!

Posted on 23/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The app that I give so much credit to? iStudiez Pro. This wonderfully designed and executed application by the aptly-named iStudiez Group offers a powerful set of class-scheduling and assignment-tracking tools that help people like me – who are generally bad at remembering due dates or remembering exam dates – get a grasp on their scholastic career.

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