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March 16, 2018
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KGI: Apple laptop sales to grow ~15% in 2018, beating iPhone and iPad YoY growth

Apple’s line of MacBook laptops is likely to show better year-over-year growth in unit sales than both the iPad and the iPhone, according to a new report from KGI. The analyst predicts Mac laptop unit shipments will rise between 13-16% … Continue reading

March 14, 2018
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Refurbished, high-end iPhones are suffocating the growth of cheap new Androids

The fastest growing segment in global smartphones isn’t Google’s vision for super-cheap, simple Android phones. Instead, according to new market data, it’s refurbished high-quality phones that carry a desirable brand but can be sold at a more affordable price, a … Continue reading

January 30, 2018
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Comments Off on Jennifer Bailey talks Apple Pay growth, Apple’s own retail efforts, and more to kickoff 2018

Jennifer Bailey talks Apple Pay growth, Apple’s own retail efforts, and more to kickoff 2018

Earlier this month, Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey attended the National Retail Federation conference in New York City, talking about Apple’s effect on retail with Apple Pay, its own retail stores, and more. Bailey explained at the event that Apple … Continue reading

January 19, 2018
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Comments Off on iPhone chip supplier TSMC anticipates drop in premium phone shipments, Bitcoin to fuel growth

iPhone chip supplier TSMC anticipates drop in premium phone shipments, Bitcoin to fuel growth

Chip manufacturer TSMC is anticipating a decline in shipments for premium smartphones this year, advising during its fourth-quarter earnings briefing that orders relating to cheaper mobile devices will rise slightly, with company growth likely to occur through embracing cryptocurrencies. AppleInsider … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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Large iPhones have nearly killed off small screens among US users despite SE growth

Earlier this week Apple announced that it sold 41 million iPhones during the last quarter, and today CIRP is out with new analysis on the overall iPhone install base in the United States plus a breakdown by install base. more… … Continue reading

May 5, 2017
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Apple overtakes Fitbit to become world’s top wearables vendor thanks to Apple Watch growth

While Apple itself doesn’t break out Apple Watch sales numbers due to competitive reasons, we can usually get a good idea of performance from analytic companies. Now, Strategy Analytics is out with its latest numbers, reporting that Apple sold 3.5 … Continue reading

April 13, 2017
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Amazon looks to continue Alexa’s growth with hardware & software dev kit

The high-performance far-field microphones found in Amazon Echo products may soon find their way to other hardware companies as Amazon has announced that the technology will be available to those who want to integrate into the Alexa Experience. more… Filed … Continue reading

March 20, 2017
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Will this year’s hardware updates be enough to return the iPad to growth? [Poll]

Yesterday, we rounded up everything we currently know about Apple’s planned iPad updates for this year. We noted of a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshed 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, and perhaps a refreshed, affordable 9.7-inch model, as well. … Continue reading

January 4, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple confirms $1 billion investment into SoftBank’s ‘Vision Fund’ for tech business growth

Apple confirms $1 billion investment into SoftBank’s ‘Vision Fund’ for tech business growth

Apple has confirmed its $ 1 billion investment in SoftBank’s $ 100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration has claimed that $ 50 billion will be spent on U.S.-based businesses. AppleInsider – Frontpage News