Tag Archive: Sales


Apple is expecting the upcoming larger screened iPhone 6 models to be huge sellers, judging by manufacturing orders issued to suppliers and reported by Wall Street Journal. Specifically, WSJ reports that Apple has requested a combined total of 70 million to 80 million iPhone units from manufacturers for initial orders. The enormous number is said … Read More

At the Wall Street Journal‘s D8 conference back in 2010, Steve Jobs predicted that tablets such as the iPad would eventually overtake the personal computer for the majority of people. Five years after he made that prediction, it seems as… Read more ›

Apple has a proud tradition of cannibalizing its products before someone else does, but in the case of the iPad mini, Cupertino might start eating its rotting corpse as soon as the 5.5-inch iPhablet is announced. The latest projections from IDC claim that… Read more ›

Lenovo claims to be beating Mac in U.S. sales

Mac sales have been growing impressively for the past few years, but according to a new press release they’ve run into a Lenovo-shaped obstacle in their climb. That’s according to new figures released by (surprise, surprise) Lenovo, which claims that… Read more ›

  Apple and Google may have declared a truce but the patent war with Samsung still rages across the Atlantic as an ongoing patent battle in the Dutch appeals court has upheld Apple’s plea for an injunction against sales of older… Read more ›

After the retirement of Katie Cotton, the PR who helped craft Apple’s air of mystique, Apple has announced another departure: that of Zane Rowe, who served as the head of North America sales. The reason for the departure isn’t yet… Read more ›

As good as the experience of shopping in a physical Apple Store undoubtedly is, Apple’s also making major leaps in its online sales business. According to new data released by e-commerce research firm Internet Retailer, Apple had a great 2013:… Read more ›

How iPhone sales stack up all over the world

Coming off another record quarter, it’s hardly a surprise to find out that iPhone sales are looking pretty healthy globally. A new report from research firm Kantar Worldpanel shows just how healthy they are, however, by analyzing worldwide smartphone sales… Read more ›

Pretty much every Apple product has cannibalized sales from another one: the MacBook cannibalized the Mac, the iPhone cannibalized the iPod, the iPad cannibalized the MacBook, and the iPad mini cannibalized the iPad Air. On its part, though, Apple has… Read more ›

Like Nests’s futuristic thermostat, its iPhone-controlled smoke/carbon monoxide detector looked like the perfect replacement for the antiquated systems used in most homes today. It turns out that the Nest Protect was a little too good to be true. Since the… Read more ›