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Apple's Growth Rate Was Absolutely Smashed Last Quarter (AAPL)

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Here's one chart from Apple's earnings that immediately jumps out. The company's EPS growth of 20% was at its lowest in the last ten quarters. The revenue growth rate was 23%, also pretty weak compared to recent quarters. What's worse is that Apple's guidance suggests the growth is going to...
Apple's Growth Rate Was Absolutely Smashed Last Quarter (AAPL)
iPad 2 said to have extinguished Kindle Fire demand

iPhone 4S launch sent Apple Store sales skyrocketing

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Apple Stores are often busy and with the release of new iPhones and iPads, Apple’s retail locations become bombarded with waves of excited customers. According to Needham & Company analyst Charlie Wolf, the launch of the iPhone 4S sent Apple Store sales to record heights during the holiday quarter. In the...
iPhone 4S launch sent Apple Store sales skyrocketing
AT&T says it sold 10 million smartphones in last quarter of 2012
Android surges as iOS slows -- comparing the growth of Android to iOS
'People overbelieved in Apple'

Apple Captured a Fifth of U.S. Consumer Electronics Revenue in Holiday Quarter

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By now it’s a truism that Apple’s killing it in the United States consumer electronics industry, but here’s one more piece of data to drive that point home. NPD says Apple captured 19 percent of all sales dollars of consumer electronics in the U.S. in the holiday quarter of 2011....
Apple Captured a Fifth of U.S. Consumer Electronics Revenue in Holiday Quarter
Apple could ship an estimated 26 million iPads over the holiday quarter
Microsoft: cheaper Surface tablets coming

Once Again, Apple Has Its “Best Non-Holiday Quarter Ever” http://tcrn.ch/bgHt3J

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Once Again, Apple Has Its “Best Non-Holiday Quarter Ever” http://tcrn.ch/bgHt3J

Almost Half of Verizon's Record iPhone Sales Were iPhone 5s

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Verizon activated a record number of iPhones in the fourth quarter, about half of where were the LTE-enabled iPhone 5. Reporting fourth-quarter earnings Tuesday morning, Verizon said that of the 9.8 million smartphones it sold during the period, 6.2 million were iPhones. So about two-thirds of new smartphone activations at...
Almost Half of Verizon's Record iPhone Sales Were iPhone 5s
What’s in a name: Why the new iPad isn’t called iPad 3

HTC can't take the heat, warns of rough holiday quarter

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The smartphone maker continues to struggle with its turnaround, and expects revenue and profitability to fall even further in the fourth quarter. [Read more]...
HTC can't take the heat, warns of rough holiday quarter

Last-minute nerves? Wall Street digests dip in Facebook numbers

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Facebook gave investors something to ponder ahead of its mid-May IPO, when it filed an amended S-1 to report lower quarterly revenue and net income for the first three months of 2012. Where has the money gone? Look under its hood, strip away its go-faster stripes and you see Facebook...
Last-minute nerves? Wall Street digests dip in Facebook numbers
Apple's Q1 iPhone sales may hit 50 million as iPad sales climb to 24 million

Yep. Developers Are Still Building For Apple’s iOS Over Android By A Factor Of 2-to-1.

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MG Siegler asked this question yesterday. Where are those awesome Android-exclusive apps that Google chairman Eric Schmidt said were coming? Not here yet, if you look at Flurry’s data. The company, which has its mobile analytics service in 185,000 apps and 100 million unique devices, says that developers are...
Yep. Developers Are Still Building For Apple’s iOS Over Android By A Factor Of 2-to-1.

AT&T's record holiday quarter signals sales of 8M iPhones

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The 2012 holiday season was a record setting span for AT&T with 10 million total smartphones sold ? at least 8 million of which are expected to be Apple iPhones....
AT&T's record holiday quarter signals sales of 8M iPhones

As traditional PCs grow irrelevant, tablet shipments explode

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Last month, predictions about tablets overtaking laptops this year started to pop up, and the holiday quarter numbers show that tablets are gaining huge ground on PCs. As of the fourth quarter of 2012, tablets shipped well over half the total number of traditional PCs....
As traditional PCs grow irrelevant, tablet shipments explode

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from Jan. 30 to Feb. 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods.  Monday, Jan. 30 Pocket Gems’ Zombie Takeover for iOS provides undead fun in very short bursts Emerging top paid iOS...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network
Amazon crushes estimates in Q1
Holiday-quarter iPhone shipments said to crush estimates at 52 million
Why Wall Street might be hitting the panic button on Apple too early

iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling

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Research firm IDC yesterday released its estimates of global mobile phone and smartphone shipments for the third quarter of 2012, revealing that the iPhone 5 launch helped Apple gain market share over the year-ago period that saw customers holding out for the iPhone 4S launch. The few days of iPhone...
iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling

Apple begins countdown to 25 billion downloads on iOS

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Apple is inching closer to crossing 25 billion mark for downloads of iPhone and iPad apps. That’s up from 15 billion downloads in early July, implying that the iOS platform has on average seen about 2 billion downloads per month between then and now. That, of course, was backloaded...
Apple begins countdown to 25 billion downloads on iOS
Moms Are Power Users Of Social Media On Mobile

Mobile Game Biz to Nintendo and Sony: Seasons? What Are Those?

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As if you needed any further reminding that phone and tablet games are where it’s at, take a look at the new portable gaming report that IDC and App Annie are releasing today. The report, obtained in advance by AllThingsD, shows just how different the new generation of mobile games...
Mobile Game Biz to Nintendo and Sony: Seasons? What Are Those?

Report: New Xbox to feature Siri-esque voice recognition

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You wake up in the morning, walk into the living room and say “Xbox on” to activate your gaming console. This could very well be reality if there’s truth to a recent report from The Verge. Sources close to Microsoft’s plan for the next-generation Xbox told The Verge that the...
Report: New Xbox to feature Siri-esque voice recognition

Sharp Reportedly Cutting iPad Display Production Amid Shift in Consumer Interest to iPad Mini

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Reuters reports that Sharp, one of Apple's primary display panel partners for its mobile devices, has slashed production of iPad displays at one of its plants. Sources did not indicate the reasons for the dramatic cut, but it appears to be a combination of a shift in consumer interest to...
Sharp Reportedly Cutting iPad Display Production Amid Shift in Consumer Interest to iPad Mini

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from Jan. 30 to Feb. 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods.  Monday, Jan. 30 Pocket Gems’ Zombie Takeover for iOS provides undead fun in very short bursts Emerging top paid iOS...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

Apple reports $54.5b revenue Q1 2013 results: 47.8m iPhones, 22.9m iPads, 4.1m Macs, 12.7m iPods

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As promised, Apple has announced its Q1 2013 results. This quarter is the most recent holiday quarter. The quarter followed the launches of the iPhone 5, new iPods, new Macs (like the new iMacs and MacBook Pro), and the new iPads (iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad). Apple will hold...
Apple reports $54.5b revenue Q1 2013 results: 47.8m iPhones, 22.9m iPads, 4.1m Macs, 12.7m iPods
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