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UBS: 10% of people “very likely” to buy smartwatch in 2015, predicts 24M Apple Watch sales

Ten percent of people plan on buying a smartwatch in 2015, according to a new survey by analysts at UBS. Interest in the smartwatch market continues to grow, says UBS, as a tenth of its interviewees state they are “very likely” to buy a smartwatch next year. The firm conducted the research with 4,000 participants across the US, UK, China and Italy, in…

The best Apple Black Friday deals [Buyer's Guide]

With Black Friday (November 28th) right around the corner, millions of Americans will spend all night shopping for the best deals in technology. Apple products are always a big hit, so here’s a roundup of all the best deals on iPhones, iPads, Macs, accessories, and more, from all of the top retailers. We’ve even included a “schedule” with store opening…

Apple: Record breaking 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales

Apple today announced that it has sold 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units. This figure includes the 4 million pre-orders previously announced. The new iPhone models went on sale on Friday, September 19, to long lines around the world. This year, in particular, it seemed iPhones were both highly desirable and limited in supply with many…

Foxconn reports a 13% rise in profits

Foxconn, the manufacturer responsible for the production of most of Apple’s iPad and iPhones, has reported a swift 13 per cent rise in net profit to 106.7B new Taiwan dollars (US$3.5B). The report comes from the WSJ, with the rise in profit following record iPhone and iPad sales, despite the number of people using competing Android smartphones and…

Apple sold more than $1 billion in Apple TV units in 2013, Tim Cook says: ‘Difficult to call it a hobby’

Speaking at Apple’s annual stockholders meeting today in Cupertino, CEO Tim Cook revealed that the company had sold over $1 billion in Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013, pegging sales at close to 10 million units for the year. Sales around the 10 million mark would be roughly double the 5 million Apple sold in fiscal 2012, which was itself double the…

iPad 2013 holiday sales mix potentially revealed by new data

Apple does not tend to reveal its iPad sales by model, instead simply revealing the total number of iPads sold per quarter. However, new data from WitsView, reported by DigiTimes, purports to reveal the iPad model sales mix for the 2013 holidays. The data from industry watchers WitsView, as represented in the charts above (via Apple Insider), show…

Best Buy offering $50 off iPad Air and $30 off iPad mini from tomorrow

Best Buy, from tomorrow, will be discounting a few Apple products in its “2-Day Doorbuster Sale”. The deal was brought to our attention by 9to5Toys, and we felt like any Apple fan should certainly know about offers this good. As part of the 2-day sale, the iPad Air will be available with $50 off the retail price. As well as that, the first generation…

Analysts estimate Apple sold record 25 million iPads last quarter

A few days back, analysts revealed their estimates for the number of iPhones sold in the holiday quarter in 2013. Surprisingly, all analysts revealed that Apple sold over 50 million iPhones, and there was only a 9 million unit gap between the highest and lowest estimates. If the estimates are realistic, it’ll see Apple have a record quarter for iPhone…