According to UBS, Microsoft likely sold 1 million Surface tablets during the holiday sales cycle. This is down from the analyst’s previous sales estimate of 2 million units for the product line.
Things to keep in mind: at an average selling price of more than $500, given that Touch and Type cover push the Surface past the $600 mark, just for the holiday seaso...阅读全文
Apple was the leading smartphone platform with 53.3 percent share in the U.S. in late 2012. According to Kantar Worldpanel data scheduled to be released on Monday, a big reason is Apple’s older phones and its capability to reach new users.
Sure, the iPhone 5 is a big part of Apple’s jump from 35.8 percent market share in the previous quarter, but not the onl...阅读全文
In April of this year we first reported on Apple’s patent application for a Micro SIM connector. The timing of Apple’s new micro SIM connector patent couldn’t have been more perfect in light of the battle between Nokia and Apple over the design of future miniature SIM cards for mobile devices. It was even been reported that Nokia had threate...阅读全文
Apple launched the iPhone 5 in China on Friday and, despite speculation that the device got a lukewarm greeting on arrival, Apple has announcedthat it sold “more than 2 million” units over the opening weekend.
That sets a new record for the company in China, as CEO Tim Cook explained in a canned comment that accompanied the announcement:
“Customer response to...阅读全文
Recently, Apple’s current CEO Tim Cook said in an exclusive interview with NBC television, next year will move one of the existing Mac product lines back to the United States, but did not disclose the specifics series.
Cook said that Apple was trying to get business to move back to the United States, and has studied this problem for a long time, and now...阅读全文
Apple said the construction of a new spaceship-like headquarters with a circular design in Cupertino, California, won’t be completed until mid-2016, later than originally projected, as the company revises its plans.
The iPhone maker included the new timetable in an updated proposal it submitted to the city on Nov. 14. While Apple, the world’s largest company ...阅读全文
Today, Apple (unofficially) will be celebrating another important App Store milestone — there have now been 1 million apps submitted to its marketplace since July 2008, according to App Store discovery company Appsfire.
Ouriel Ohayon, co-founder of Appsfire, provided some details of how the App Store sits today. Of the one million app submissions since 2008, ...阅读全文
Apple’s culture is getting to be a little bit more like Google, and other Silicon Valley companies, says Jessica Lessin at the Wall Street Journal.
Speaking on today’s News Hub video show, Lessin reports Apple started a program earlier this year called “Blue Sky” that lets employees take two weeks to work on projects outside their norm...阅读全文