Apple posts second straight profit gain as Mac and iPhone sales jump

Apple posts second straight profit gain as Mac and iPhone sales jump

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Apple Inc. said quarterly profit rose 12 percent to $7.75 billion, with a jump in iPhone and Mac sales helping to make up for a drop in iPad demand,” Adam Satariano reports for Bloomberg.

“Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones and 4.4 million Macs, up 13 percent and 18 percent respectively. That helped boost revenue by 6 percent to $37.4 billion in the fiscal third quarter…

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MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q314 Conference Call

MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q314 Conference Call

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q314 Conference Call with analysts starting at 5pm EDT/2pm PDT today.

For its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 28, 2014, Apple today announced Q314 financial results with quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion (vs. $35.3 billion YOY) and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion (vs. $6.9 billion YOY), or $1.07 per diluted share.

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Apple profit beats estimates, revenue slightly short

Apple profit beats estimates, revenue slightly short

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 28, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $35.3 billion and net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was…

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Apple iPad dominates with 78% tablet web usage share

Apple iPad dominates with 78% tablet web usage share

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“It would not surprise me to hear Tim Cook bring this data up in today’s earnings conference call since it is very favorable to Apple,” Chuck Jones writes for Forbes.

“Chitika Insights sampled tens of millions U.S. and Canadian ad impressions from July 1 to July 7 and compared the results to its 2013 data from the same timeframe and found that Apple’s iPad still drives…

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Apple responds to allegations of iOS ‘backdoor’

Apple responds to allegations of iOS ‘backdoor’

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Information security has never been a more sensitive subject than it is these days, so it’s little surprise that allegations from a security researcher that iOS contains a ‘backdoor’ permitting access to users’ information provoked a strong response from Apple,” Dan Moren reports for Macworld. “Those accusations came from security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski, who…

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Running Android on a Mac for free

Running Android on a Mac for free

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Android is a popular mobile operating system that has a wide library of apps, some of which are useful on the desktop,” Andrew Kunesh reports for Tuts+. “Luckily, because Android is open source, it can be run on just about any device, including a Mac.”

“In order to run a full install of Android on a Mac, you’ll need to set up and install an Android virtual machine,”…

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15 more iOS 8 features we discovered this week

15 more iOS 8 features we discovered this week

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“New insights into what’s inside Apple’s looming iOS 8 release continue to emerge, alongside a bunch of new enhancements introduced within iOS 8 Beta 4, which reached developers last night,” Jonny Evans reports for Computerworld.

“The latest iOS 8 beta brings better dictation to your iOS device. This is now more Siri-like, in that the device will take and show…

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Can Apple beat The Street’s whisper number?

Can Apple beat The Street’s whisper number?

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Apple is expected to report earnings on Tuesday, July 22nd,” WhisperNumber writes for Seeking Alpha.

“The whisper number is $1.28, five cents ahead of the analysts’ estimate and showing some confidence from investors,” WhisperNumber writes. “Whispers range from a low of $1.20 to a high of $1.35. Apple has a 70% positive surprise history (having topped the whisper in…

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OS X Yosemite public beta release imminent

OS X Yosemite public beta release imminent

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Apple may release a public beta for OS X Yosemite as early as next week, according to an online report Monday,” Gregg Keizer reports for Computerworld. “Citing ‘sources briefed on the plans,’ 9to5Mac asserted that Apple plans to ship the public beta of Yosemite — prosaically named OS X 10.10 — later this month. The last day of July is a week from Thursday”

“Some doubt…

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In China, online sellers already taking preorders for Apple’s unannounced ‘iPhone 6’

In China, online sellers already taking preorders for Apple’s unannounced ‘iPhone 6′

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“The buzz around the coming launch of a pair of larger-screen iPhones has escalated in China with dozens of sellers on Alibaba’s online marketplace offering preorders for the new device,” Lorraine Luk reports for The Wall Street Journal.

“Some Chinese online sellers are encouraging customers to place preorders now to secure the new iPhones,” Luk reports. “One seller…

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