Analyst: Apple Watch to be Apple’s Best Selling New Product

11:09 AM, Apr. 29th, 2015 · · Reports

Apple Watch inventory may be severely limited right now, but that won't stop it from becoming the best selling new device in the company's history. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White thinks Apple Watch will outpace all other new product launches, and he says Apple is innovating on a scale unlike anything it's done before.

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Brian White says Apple Watch will be the company's most successful product launch ever, and he thinks their current innovation streak could lead to personal robots. Please, oh please, let that come true.

After Hours Market Likes Apple’s Record Q2 Earnings

6:26 PM, Apr. 27th, 2015 · · Reports

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Shares of Apple Inc. traded higher in the after hours market, as investors voted with their dollars on the company's second quarter results. $AAPL was trading at $134.40 per share, a gain of $1.75 (+1.32 percent), as of this writing.

Apple Reports Record 2nd Quarter with 61.1 Million iPhones Sold

5:01 PM, Apr. 27th, 2015 · · Reports

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Apple reported on Monday a blowout March quarter, the company's second fiscal quarter. Apple reported revenues of US$58 billion with earnings of $13.6 billion, or $2.33 earnings per share (EPS). This was fueled by record Q2 iPhone sales of 61.2 million units, a 40 percent increase year over year. iPhone revenue was 55 percent higher year over year. Gross margins came in at 40.8 percent.

AAPL Q2 2015 Earnings Report Set for Today

8:59 AM, Apr. 27th, 2015 · · Reports

Apple will host its second fiscal quarter earnings report for 2015 Monday afternoon after the market closes. The conference call with Apple executives and financial analysts is set to start at 5PM eastern time, and The Mac Observer will be here with our usual as-it-happens coverage and analysis.

Apple’s iPhone 7 Will Make Current iPhones Obsolete

3:55 PM, Apr. 24th, 2015 · · Reports

Now that the MacBook and Apple Watch are shipping, it's time  to start thinking about the iPhone 6s (or iPhone 7 according to some rumors). Just when we think the iPhone can't get any better, Apple seems poised to blow us away. Again. 

Photos on the Mac: Comparing Edited Images to Originals

8:50 AM, Apr. 24th, 2015 · · Reports

Wondering where the trick of holding down Shift in iPhoto to compare edits went with the new Photos app? Hey, this Quick Tip has you covered. Not sure what we mean about the thing that holding down Shift used to do? Hey, this has you covered on that, too, and you may just find that it's your favorite "new" ability with the Photos program.

Apple WWDC Ticket Lottery Sales Wrap Up Today

8:56 AM, Apr. 20th, 2015 · · Reports

Apple wrapped up its Worldwide Developers Conference ticket lottery last Friday, and started sending out notifications to the lucky winners later in the day. The Mac, iPhone and Apple Watch maker will finish sending out those alerts today, Monday April 20.

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This year's ticket selection process seemed to go smoothly. Maybe Apple has landed on a system they'll use next year, too.

OS X Yosemite Photos: Showing Your Recently Deleted Items

8:55 AM, Apr. 17th, 2015 · · Reports

If you've tried deleting an image from Yosemite's new Photos application, you may have wondered where it went. Where's the trash folder? How do you empty it? Should you sell all your belongings and move to Hawaii? Answers to these questions (except for that last one) can be found in today's Quick Tip!