Articles Archive for April 2011
From Apple’s Q2 results conf call:
““Demand for the iPad has been staggering,” Apple COO Tim Cook told analysts, “and we’re heavily backlogged. We’ve sold every one we could make.”
Cook said he could not predict when the company would be able to have enough iPad 2 inventory to meet demand, bringing supply and demand closer to equilibrium. (Right now, it’s seriously out of whack. Cook called it “the mother of all backlogs.”)”
Alasdair Allen writes: “Today at Where 2.0 Pete Warden and I will announce the discovery that your iPhone, and your 3G iPad, is regularly recording the position of your device into a hidden file. Ever since iOS 4 arrived, your device has been storing a long list of locations and time stamps. We’re not sure why Apple is gathering this data, but it’s clearly intentional, as the database is being restored across backups, and even device migrations.”
Source: O Reilly
In our opinion, the reason is right there in the news –
” Then, on Tuesday, Cisco announced that it’s shutting down the whole division and laying off 550 people.”
Its the 550 people that they could lay off – and the change in margins that it would bring – is the real reason flip is gone.
TUAW has a report on a tech demo called Head-Coupled Perspective, which is a 3D representation on the 2D screen that moves when you do.
Like looking through a small window, the dynamically adapting 3D effect is pretty convincing, at least on camera, and it’s not just the iPad 2 that can get in on the action; the iPhone 4 can be kitted out, too. Considering that all you need is a front-facing camera, something that every Apple device capable of running apps already comes packing, we could see …
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1. Apple makes 44 percent of its revenues from the US and the remaining from International Sales.
2. iPod and other music related services contribute to 20 percent of overall revenue. In other words, one-fifth of Apple is Music!
3. iPad is already contributing to 8 percent of Apple sales. Now thats how you introduce a new product !
4. Now, listen to this: 38.6 percent of Apple’s revenues come from iPhone and related accessories. Can you believe that? This product did not exist until June 2007 !
5. Portables (macbooks, macbook pros) …