Apple Reports Record March iPhone Sales in Q2 2014

8:00 PM EDT, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · Kelly Guimont · Analysis

iPhone 5s

Apple announced its quarterly results on Wednesday, and the company surprised just about everyone by not only blowing away iPhone unit sales estimates, but in setting a March quarterly record while it was at it. The company sold some 43.7 million iPhones, well ahead of consensus estimates of 38 million, as well as 4.1 million Macs and 16.3 million iPads. Kelly Guimont walks us through the numbers.

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Apple is a successful computer company that just happens to be a stupendously successful mobile company.

Apple’s Stock Jumps $40 (7.7%) in After-Hours Session

7:31 PM EDT, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · Bryan Chaffin · Analysis

Going Up!

Shares of Apple Inc. jumped 7.68 percent during the after hours session after Apple blew away its own guidance and Wall Street's consensus estimates. Trading in the after hours market is always exaggerated when it comes to $AAPL, but a sharp increase indicates that investors were pleased with Apple's results.

China Earns Apple $10B, Ready for More

7:11 PM EDT, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple CEO Tim Cook said China accounted for almost US$10 billion of its $45.6 billion 2014 second fiscal quarter revenue, and he sees plenty more opportunity in the country. China has been seen as a growth place for the company, and it seems that's exactly what's happening.

Apple Beats the Street, Reports $45.6 Billion Revenue and $11.62 EPS [Update]

4:37 PM EDT, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · Bryan Chaffin · Apple Stock Watch

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Apple reported its fiscal second quarter results on Tuesday, and the company beat Wall Street's estimates. Apple reported revenue of $45.6 billion with earnings of $10.2 billion, or earnings per share (EPS) of $11.62. That's up year over year, and tops consensus estimates from analysts of $9.07 billion in revenue with EPS of $10.18. The article has been updated with additional information.

The 6 Piece Essential iPhoneography Lens Kit for $69

2:43 PM EDT, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

The Essential iPhoneography Lens Kit

Today's deal is for iphoneographers. It's called the Essential iPhoneography Lens Kit that includes six lenses: 8x telephoto and 60x microscope lens with special case, the fisheye, macro/wide angle, and 2x telephoto lenses. It also comes with a back plate to mount the lenses on your iPhone, a tripod for your iPhone, and a case to hold it all. Cool, right? Through our deal, you can get it for US$69, making it even cooler. Click through to the deal, and there's a demonstration video and several example photos showing what the lenses produce.

Why 4K Streaming Isn’t Really 4K

1:55 PM EDT, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · John Martellaro · Analysis

Why 4K Streaming Isn't Really 4K

Apple's Tim Cook has said that TV is "a market we have an intense interest in." All the tech giants are selling small devices to deliver custom 1080p content (for now) on the Internet, but the TV industry is moving steadily to 4K Ultra HDTVs. What are the realistic prospects for streaming decent 4K TV on the Internet? John Martellaro tells you what you need to know.

Apple Debuts ‘Powerful’ Spot Featuring iPhone 5s

1:29 PM EDT, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · Kelly Guimont · Product News

Gigantic

Apple's new ad debuted last night on television, titled "Powerful" and featuring both the iPhone 5s and the song "Gigantic" by The Pixies.

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Kelly loves the Pixies, so this ad was already a winner for her before the iPhone entered into it.