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Apple Stores bring $6.4 billion revenue alone in Q1 2013

Apple Stores bring $6.4 billion revenue alone in Q1 2013

This week the folks at Apple have revealed the power of their retail Apple Store locations around the USA and throughout the world with a total of 11 new stores opening up and 396 stores in total in operation today. This update makes for a massive amount of stores owned and operated by Apple themselves, selling mostly their own products - 150 of these stores being outside the USA. This all leads to $6.4 billion dollars in revenue through retail sales alone in this past quarter.

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Apple sells 22.9 million iPads in Q1

Apple sells 22.9 million iPads in Q1

Apple's results for its fiscal first quarter of 2013 are in, and things are looking pretty good for the iPad family of devices. Apple managed to sell 22.9 million iPads in Q1 2013, and though it doesn't go into specifics as to which model sold the most, it seems safe to assume that the all new iPad mini posted some excellent numbers. Just the same, the fourth-generation iPad probably had strong numbers as well, with iPad sales up from 15.4 million year-over-year and setting a record for Apple.

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iPad mini projected to drive AND cannibalize iPad sales in Q1 2013

iPad mini projected to drive AND cannibalize iPad sales in Q1 2013

As Apple's financial Q1 2013 sales report looms (set for the 23rd of this month), Rob Cihra of Evercore Partners has updated projections on sales for the iPad, iPad mini, and everything in-between. Specifically regarding iPad and iPad mini sales, Cihra makes it clear that a 56 percent year-over-year growth is possible comparing Apple's sales of tablets in their financial Q1 for 2011, with a 71 percent boost appearing compared to the quarter immediately before the one about to be stated by the company officially. These numbers suggest the iPad market to be booming, but due to the projection here of iPad mini numbers alone, we're seeing some devouring of iPad sales as well.

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Temple Run 2 reaches #1 in less than 12 hours

Temple Run 2 reaches #1 in less than 12 hours

It's now just about half a day since the follow-up to one of the most popular free games in the history of mobile devices has been released, and Temple Run 2 is already at the very top of the charts in the iTunes App Store. While it's not quite there yet in the Top Grossing category, it's right in at first place in the list of free apps on the market right this minute. That's beating out Google Maps, Ruzzle, and Angry Birds RIO (newly free as of today).

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Moshi iGlaze Kameleon iPhone 5 kickstand case Review

Moshi iGlaze Kameleon iPhone 5 kickstand case Review

You'll find no lack of highly fashionable accessories for your Apple devices in the archives and active market at Moshi, their newest offering for the iPhone 5 (and the iPad mini) being no set of exceptions. With the iGlaze Kameleon for the iPhone 5 (with models for the iPhone 4 and 4S also being offered up for the masses) you'll be both well protected and ready for stand-up action, with a fabulous form-fitting casing surrounding the device with a hard metal kick-out stand ready at the back for portrait or landscape sitting action.

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Volkswagen’s CrossBlue SUV is one huge iPad mini dock

Volkswagen’s CrossBlue SUV is one huge iPad mini dock

Apple's iPad mini could get itself a huge new ride, if Volkswagen green-lights production on the six-seater CrossBlue SUV concept shown off at the North American International Auto Show today. Coupling ample interior space with surprising efficiency given the bulk, thanks to a diesel-electric hybrid engine capable of 35mpg combined - or 89mpge in all-electric mode, albeit with a maximum range of just 14 miles - the CrossBlue looks to Apple's tinier tablet for its rear passengers, with dual docks for a pair of the iPads in the back of the front-row headrests.

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Griffin StudioConnect iPad dock hands-on: Lightning in tow

Griffin StudioConnect iPad dock hands-on: Lightning in tow

This week the folks at Griffin have revealed a whole batch of new accessories for devices of all kinds, not least of all the Griffin StudioConnect iPad dock, ready for action with a brand new integrated Lightning cord for each of the newest models. This device is working with a cased-iPad mini in the experience you're about to see, this demonstrating how the dock for your iPad works not only with the standard thinness, but a thicker amalgamation as well. What this device actually does is a little less obvious.

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Apple’s 2012

Apple’s 2012

Apple CEO Tim Cook promised a 2012 to remember, and with sweeping changes across the iOS and Mac ranges, new software and services, and more than a few courtroom battles, the Cupertino firm delivered. The new fourth-gen iPad with Retina display and its iPad mini sibling, along with the iPhone 5, cemented Apple's position as the benchmark against which new tablets and phones are measured. Yet it wasn't all smooth sailing, and the past twelve months saw Apple forced to wake up to a new position in the consumer electronics marketplace.

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