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Apple's 'record' Q4: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold


Rachel King – CNet News

Following mixed reviews of its latest iPad line refresh last weekApple kicked off the week with its fiscal fourth quarter earnings report, hitting all analyst targets.

The iPhone maker reported a net income of $7.5 billion, or $8.31 per share (statement). Non-GAAP earnings were $8.26 per share on a revenue of $37.5 billion.

Wall Street was looking for earnings of at least $7.93 on a revenue of $36.84 billion.

Apple shares were up slightly just before the closing bell rang on Monday.

Cupertino was quick to describe Q4 as a “record September quarter” with iPhone sales up by approximately 26 percent annually to 33.8 million units. That figure was undoubtedly helped by the the unveiling of the new iPhones 5C and 5S last month.

Nevertheless, even as iPad sales continue to grow, Mac figures demonstrate Apple is not immune to the PC industry woes either.

iPad sales were up slightly annually to 14.1 million units versus 14 million, while Mac sales were down from 4.9 million in the year-ago quarter to 4.6 million units this time around.

For the fiscal first quarter, Wall Street is banking big time on a combination …

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What does Apple have up its sleeve for Oct. 22?

Anthony Wing Kosner: Forbes

As expected, Apple is apparently set to announce its next line of iPads, along with release dates of OS X Mavericks and the high-octane Mac Pro, at an event on Tuesday, October 22. And yes, that is the same date that Nokia is planning to announce the 6-inch Lumia 1520 Windows Phone and the retail on-sale date for Microsoft’s Surface 2 tablet.

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Podcast Oct. 27, 2012: Windows 8 "Surfaces" and a Mini Apple Drops

Show Notes

Windows 8 officially “Surfaced” Oct. 25. To help you understand the operating system, the devices and the future of this controversial and revolutionary change by Microsoft we have invited three experts from Apex Digital to join Foster Braun, Ed Rudel and Cal Carson:

Jason Lambiris, Founder and CEO Apex Digital and
Justin Coffey,
Technical Solutions Professional.


Our Mac Expert Cal Carson gives us his perspective on this newest Apple creation and the other hardware changes announced Oct. 23.



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