Apple Watch Series 5 review: the king of smartwatches

October 24, 2019

Always-on screen completes the package kicking competitors to the curb and becoming a top reason to buy an iPhone When Apple launched its smartwatch in 2015 to a lukewarm reception, quickly eclipsed every other smartwatch and with Swiss watchmakers combined. The latest Apple Watch Series 5 iteration, though still pricey at 399 and up, looks likely to continue the firms domination of the smartwatch market and deservedly so. If you…


Apple Q2: iPads up, iPhones down

May 3, 2019

Today’s big story for Apple revenue was once again focused on services. That’s likely to be the tale for the foreseeable future, as the company continues to pump billions into product offerings like Apple TV+. As predicted, hardware was more of a mixed bag for the company. The iPad, a bright spot in an otherwise stagnant tablet market, also marked a key highlight for the quarter, as revenue jumped 22%…


Apple’s iPhone sales fall 17% in first quarter as flagship product struggles

May 3, 2019

Quarter marked another quarterly decline in profit and revenue as the company struggled to move beyond the iPhone Apples iPhone sales fell 17% in the first three months of the year as the companys flagship product continued to struggle. The tech company reported revenues of $31.05bn in iPhone revenues for the quarter, the majority of the $ in revenues Apple brought in over the three months. The news was less…


Is Apple about to drop AirPower? Here’s the evidence.

March 24, 2019

AirPower was announced in 2017 but still hasn't launched.Image: AFP/Getty Images Apple made some unusual plays this week. Ahead of Monday’s “it’s show time” event, where the iPhone maker is expected to announce subscription-based video and news services, it hastily unveiled a new iPad mini and iPad Air, iMacs with faster performance, and updated AirPods. Not a bad way to start spring! But there’s an elephant in the room: Where…


6 tech myths that live on in 2019

February 1, 2019

Apple isn't selling as many iPhones.Image: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Apple really isn’t selling as many iPhones. The company reported earnings for its December quarter Tuesday, revealing that iPhone revenue fell 15 percent, compared with the same time last year. That would be a steep decline for any quarter, but is particularly significant for a holiday period, when sales are typically strong.  We don’t know exactly howmuch iPhone sales…


Yep, iPhone revenue is down

January 30, 2019

Apple’s Q1 earnings are in, and things don’t look too rosy for the iPhone. Revenue for the handset has declined 15 percent year over year for the quarter. It’s a pretty hefty drop for a device that’s been flying high for so long, but you can’t say Apple didn’t warn us. Earlier this month, Tim Cook noted that the company was lowering its guidance, thanks in no small part to…


Tim Cook awkwardly reassures investors as Apple revenue projections tank

January 8, 2019

Ouch.Image:  Anadolu Agency / getty  New year, new you. Or, in the case of Apple, new drastically reduced revenue projections for the first quarter of 2019 — leading to a temporary pause in the trading of Apple stock.  In a Jan. 2 letter to investors, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained that things aren’t exactly going as the company had hoped. Specifically, it expects to rake in a smaller pile of…


Apple debuts Apple Watch Series 4 with edge-to-edge display

September 14, 2018

Image: screenshot: jake krol Guys, isn’t growth beautiful? So proud of Apple for how far it’s come, watch-wise. 😪 At its product event Wednesday, Apple unveiled a brand spankin’ new smartwatch: the Apple Watch Series 4.  SEE ALSO: Live from Apple’s 2018 iPhone event While the Series 3 seriously ramped up the Watch’s abilities by adding GPS and LTE connectivity, the Series 4 now constitutes the most significant product redesign…


Apple reports new sales record for third quarter as it eases toward $1tn mark

August 1, 2018

Tech giant reported a $11.5bn profit, up 32% from the same period last year, and sales increased 17% to $53.3bn, a new record Apple Inc reported better than expected sales figures for the third quarter, pushing shares of the iPhone giant higher and easing the value of the company up from $935bn toward the symbolic $1tn threshold. Growth was strong all around the world, Apple finance chief Luca Maestri said….


Apple delivers best-ever second quarter despite sales worries

May 4, 2018

With revenues of over $61bn, Apple beat its 2015 record in the quarterly report released Tuesday, but sales of its most valuable product are slowing Apple on Tuesday shook off worries that its $1,000 iPhone had failed to live up to the hype but sales of the worlds most valuable companys most valuable product are slowing, and Apple has announced a plan to buy its way out of trouble. Releasing…