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Apple earnings for fiscal Q3 2021 point to the future: Services

Apple earnings for fiscal Q3 2021 point to the future: Services

Generally an Apple earnings announcement focuses on how the company reached new heights, broke records, took the world of one device or another by storm. Normally we're talking about how the iPhone sold more units than any other device, how the iPad refuses to stop being the monstrous devourer of all other tablets, and so forth. This quarter, though, it's clear that Apple's focused on what'll be their future, now that they've saturated the earth in their hardware products. Now, the key is: "Services revenue reaches new all-time high."

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iPhone, iPad, Mac, Services net sales all rocket up in Apple Q1 2021

iPhone, iPad, Mac, Services net sales all rocket up in Apple Q1 2021

Today's earnings call for apple showed blockbuster success in basically every respect. If we're looking at net sales by category, Apple's shown growth in iPhone net sales, net sales of iPad, Mac, "Wearables, Home, and Accessories," and Services, both year-over-year and compared to the three months ending just before this quarter, ending in December of 2020.

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Netflix Shuffle Play release date revealed for public rollout

Netflix Shuffle Play release date revealed for public rollout

This week Netflix confirmed that the long-awaited "Shuffle Play" feature will be released to the public in the first half of the year 2021. This Shuffle Play feature will be helpful for those users that enjoy playing a single TV show (generally a comedy) for comfort viewing. It's also likely GOING to be great for those users that'll want to shuffle through content placed on a list by Netflix - like when a single title has several seasons of episodes and a movie.

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Apple Earnings FY20 Q4: iPhone sales fall, just like last year

Apple Earnings FY20 Q4: iPhone sales fall, just like last year

Today we're taking a peek at Apple's latest earnings report with a breakdown of net sales by each device category. Apple continued to report net sales in five categories, including iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services, and a category that combined Wearables, Home, and Accessories. Each category rose this quarter in both 3-month and 12-month comparisons year-over-year except the most massive of these: the iPhone category.

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Apple net sales grow for all product categories: iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services

Apple net sales grow for all product categories: iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services

Today Apple announced that they'd had some significant success over the past three months with sales of... basically everything. They had net sales growth (compared to the same period last year) for every one of their product categories. That includes iPhone, Mac, iPad, Services, and the collective category "Wearables, Home and Accessories."

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Intel 7nm delayed again: Chipmaker admits embarrassing slide

Intel 7nm delayed again: Chipmaker admits embarrassing slide

Intel earnings released this afternoon showed a bit of a change in the company's outlook for chip manufacturing. Intel revealed that their "7nm-based CPU product timing is shifting approximately six months relative to prior expectations." That's a very skillfully stated way of saying Intel's 7nm-based CPU product will be about a half-year later than they'd planned.

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Apple Q2 FY20 iPhone, Mac, iPad net sales down, yet total is up – how?

Apple Q2 FY20 iPhone, Mac, iPad net sales down, yet total is up – how?

Apple reported Q2 FY20 results this afternoon with an odd spread of ups and downs in individual product category net sales. Generally we see one of the three categories down, and the others up, when it comes to iPhone, Mac, and iPad, but this time, things were different. This time, all three were down, and Apple's two other main product category net sales were up.

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Apple earnings Q4: As iPhone falls, all others rise

Apple earnings Q4: As iPhone falls, all others rise

Official Apple earnings sheets released today show iPhone sales numbers down, while all other categories in Apple's earnings breakdown went up. Apple's Financial Year 2019 Forth Quarter Results showed both the three months period ending in September of 2019 and the full 12-month period ending in September 2019. Of course, even falling iPhone sales numbers are sales numbers that dwarf every other category, per usual.

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What if Apple stopped selling MacBooks?

What if Apple stopped selling MacBooks?

What would need to happen to the consumer tech market in order for Apple to stop selling desktop computers? What would happen in your life if Apple, one day, announced that they'd be phasing out MacOS, iMac, Mac Pro, and MacBooks of all sorts? We were reminded today in Apple's quarterly earnings call that the company is at a point of great change.

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Facebook FTC loss $3-5 billion… but Zuck said this is fine

Facebook FTC loss $3-5 billion… but Zuck said this is fine

Facebook's earnings call this afternoon warned investors that they'd be incurring a between three and five billion USD loss due to their FTC inquiry case. As Facebook suggested, "this matter remains unresolved," and they've made no assurances "as to the timing or the terms of any final outcome." But don't worry, everything is ok, we'll all be ok, really!

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Bad LG phone sales figures are good for Android

Bad LG phone sales figures are good for Android

LG's mobile division reported a loss of over $700 million USD in the whole of the year 2018 - but that might not be a bad thing. LG is set up in a way in which they can lose money in one division and still make enough money in another to make up the difference. And that's just what they've done, with record revenue numbers overall - a whopping $54.4 billion for the year 2018. Here's why that's good for you, the smartphone user.

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Apple’s Q1 iPhone sales VS Samsung: Guess who’s winning?

Apple’s Q1 iPhone sales VS Samsung: Guess who’s winning?

Net sales for Apple in their reported Q1 earnings this afternoon showed the iPhone at odds with the rest of the company. Mac, iPad, and Services net sales were up compared to this same quarter one year ago. The category called "Wearables, Home, and Accessories" also rose in net sales year-over-year. The iPhone category was the only category where net sales did not rise.

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