Archive for October, 2012
Oct. 31, ‘12: Google’s Nexus tablets are supposed to be credible competitors to Apple’s iPads and Amazon’s Kindle Fires. And they’re actually selling pretty well — approaching 1 million sales a month, Google’s partner Asustek recently told the WSJ. But it should be … Continue reading →
Oct. 31, ‘12: Apple’s iPad mini goes on sale this Friday, and big questions for Apple include: How will it affect overall iPad sales? Will it cannibalize bigger, more expensive iPads? Will it sell out, despite a price premium over competitors like Amazon’s … Continue reading →
Oct. 25, ‘12: The weak spot on Apple’s September quarter earnings report was the iPad number: 14 million shipments, down from 17 million in the June quarter. That’s almost three times as many Macs as Apple shipped during the quarter, but it only … Continue reading →
Oct. 25, ‘12: Here’s an interesting (if relatively unimportant) data point from Apple’s September quarter earnings: iPod sales fell below $1 billion for the first time in 8 years, since the September 2004 quarter. Since then, the iPod business had 31 quarters in … Continue reading →
Oct. 24, ‘12: Looks like a very cool and interesting conference, organized by Eric Klotz. See you there.