Apple does not break out sales of the Apple Watch like it does for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, but according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, the Apple Watch set all time unit and revenue records during the first fiscal quarter of 2017, suggesting significant sales during the holidays. Cook said holiday demand was "so ...continue reading Apple Watch Sets All Time Revenue Record in Q1 2017

During today's earnings call for the first calendar quarter of 2017 (fourth fiscal quarter), Apple announced that its services revenue is up an impressive 18.4 percent year-over-year. Services brought in $7.17 billion during the quarter, up from $6 billion in the year-ago quarter. Services revenue now nearly matches Mac revenue, which was at $7.24 billion. ...continue reading Apple Services Revenue Up 18% on App Store Growth

One year ago, in the first quarter of 2016, Apple reported a record-breaking profit: $18.4 billion on $75.9 billion in revenue. That was great news, but setting the bar so high was a mixed blessing—Apple’s huge uptick in growth ended there, with declining iPhone sales and profits in the three quarters since. But the company ...continue reading Apple’s Q1: iPhone 7 slays in a record-setting $78.4 billion quarter

Apple is behind with its taxes, but the tax inspector doesn't mind. Last August, the European Commission closed a three-year investigation of Apple's tax affairs with an order to the Irish government that it should recover about €13 billion (US$14.5 billion) in taxes that it believed Apple had underpaid over the last decade. Ireland has ...continue reading Apple missed deadline to pay €13 billion in Irish back taxes

Apple today announced financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2017, which corresponds to the fourth calendar quarter of 2016. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $78.4 billion and net quarterly profit of $17.9 billion, or $3.36 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $75.9 billion and net quarterly profit of $18.4 billion, ...continue reading Apple Reports Record Results for 1Q 2017: $17.9B Profit on $78.4B Revenue, 78.3M iPhones

Actor Justin Long, well known for his role in Apple's popular "Get a Mac" ad campaign, has signed on to star in a series of Huawei commercials promoting the company's latest Mate 9 smartphone. Huawei reportedly sought out Long due to his past work with Apple, despite the fact that Long hasn't been in an ...continue reading Former 'I'm a Mac' Actor Justin Long Joins New Huawei Ad Campaign

I have to admit I always loved the physical keyboard on my old Blackberry. It's been years since I switched to an iPhone, but there are times my fingers still crave the mechanical feedback of physical keys. When I'm sitting in an airport seven sentences deep on an email, and I've got only a few ...continue reading 26% off iClever Portable Folding Bluetooth Keyboard – Deal Alert

Google today announced that the code for Chrome for iOS is being added to its Chromium project and will be available through the company's open-source repository going forward. According to Google, Chrome for iOS was previously kept separate from the rest of the Chromium project because of the "additional complexity" required for the platform, such ...continue reading Google Makes Chrome Browser for iOS Open Source

Ever launch an app on your iPhone and then get a pop-up warning that says the app may slow down your iPhone? (I have old versions of certain apps, so it shows up for me every once in a while.) That warning usually appears when you’re using a 32-bit app. You can still run the ...continue reading The future of iOS is 64-bit only: Apple to stop support of 32-bit apps

Super Mario Run is getting an easy mode, thanks to an update rolling out Tuesday on iOS. This is great, because as adorable as the game is, it can be kind of hard, especially for kids. Nintendo says easy mode will be “pressure free” so you can just explore the levels without dying over and ...continue reading Super Mario Run gets an easy mode, pulls in the big bucks for Nintendo