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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RE: Comment by viton
by wocowboy on Thu 24th Jan 2013 10:52 UTC in reply to "Comment by viton"
wocowboy
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Yep, and Thom just couldn't wait to jump on the bus with the rest of the loons saying that. LOL

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RE[2]: Comment by viton
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 24th Jan 2013 10:55 in reply to "RE: Comment by viton"
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2005-06-29

Yep, and Thom just couldn't wait to jump on the bus with the rest of the loons saying that. LOL


Where did I say they were doomed?

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RE[3]: Comment by viton
by MOS6510 on Thu 24th Jan 2013 11:03 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by viton"
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2011-05-12

If I were to point at something it would be the "iPhone disappoints" bit.

It should say/mean "Annalists prediction of iPhone sales wrong again".

In fact the iPhone didn't disappoint and sold in record numbers.

Also why wonder about the future of the iMac? Sales are down a bit, but mainly because people were waiting for the model and once it arrived more people wanted one than Apple could deliver.

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