Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 22:09 UTC
Apple "Apple Inc reported quarterly revenue that slightly missed Wall Street expectations as sales of its flagship iPhone came in below target, sending its shares down more than 4 percent. The world's largest technology company shipped 47.8 million iPhones, lower than the roughly 50 million that Wall Street analysts had predicted. Sales of the iPad came in at 22.9 million in the fiscal first quarter, about in line with forecasts." I'll leave the financials to the experts, but one thing that stood out to me: Apple sold 4.2 million Macs, almost a million below expectations. How much of a future does desktop computing have at Apple? Update: The NYT/Reuters changed the title during the night. Fixed it.
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by MOS6510 on Thu 24th Jan 2013 06:55 UTC
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They missed the target outsiders predicted of iMacs sold, because they couldn't build enough new ones. I know people who waited on the new model iMac and when it arrived they had to wait until they became available. Apple also sold more iPhones than ever.

Apparently during the last quarter they sold 10 iOS devices per second.

If Apple is doomed and on a death spiral than a lot, if not any other company in the world, will go bust way before Apple does.

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