Apple’s Q3 2014 Results: By The Numbers

Apple’s Q3 2014 Results: By The Numbers

Yesterday,  Apple posted quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share in the third fiscal quarter of 2014 (second calendar quarter of 2014), compared to $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, from the previous year.

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Review Roundup: Fire Phone doesn’t top iPhone or other smartphones

Review Roundup: Fire Phone doesn’t top iPhone or other smartphones

Amazon makes a late entrance into the highly competitive smartphone market with the Fire Phone, but early reviews of the device suggest that most users are better off sticking with a competing device. The general consensus among reviewers is that the Fire Phone does not have enough differentiating features over an iPhone or Android-based smartphone. 

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Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Earlier this week, forensic scientist and iPhone jailbreak expert Jonathan Zdziarski had raised concerns over the so-called backdoor services included in iOS that could make data collection easier for both the iPhone maker and government agencies. 

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Apple will reportedly stagger the debut of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this year to better manage each release

Apple will reportedly stagger the debut of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this year to better manage each release

While Apple wasn’t specific about dates when it comes to the public debut of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, many believed that with all the features so closely tied together, that Apple would release the pair of software updates at the same time. Turns out, that may not be the case.

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Apple and AT&T reportedly sending out $40 checks for those who purchased original 3G iPad

Apple and AT&T reportedly sending out $40 checks for those who purchased original 3G iPad

In 2010, when Apple’s then CEO Steve Jobs officially unveiled the 3G iPad, he did so with a $29.99 unlimited data plan from AT&T. Soon after, that plan went away, and the lawsuits started coming in.

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Apple TV set to receive FXNOW app, Simpsons World content in the next 12 months

Apple TV set to receive FXNOW app, Simpsons World content in the next 12 months

Apple TV was gifted with a major content update at the end of June, with new channels for ABC News, PBS kids and others being introduced. Now, a new report suggests that another major brand could be launching for Apple’s set-top box within a year’s time.

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iTunes helps move 75 billion apps, with $4.5 billion in revenue, and $20 billion paid to developers

iTunes helps move 75 billion apps, with $4.5 billion in revenue, and $20 billion paid to developers

During its Q3 2014 earnings call, which outlines the results of the company’s quarterly revenue report, Apple unveiled key details for many of its products, including iTunes. The tone for the service was quite positive, with plenty of high numbers showcasing the power of Apple’s digital service and storefront.

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Apple acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013, five of them in 2014

Apple acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013, five of them in 2014

Today, Apple officially announced their third quarter 2014 earnings, and afterwards the company took part in a earnings call to go over the specific details. During the call, Apple’s CEO highlighted an interesting number of acquisitions for the company.

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Apple has innovative new features on the horizon to combat declining iPad sales

Apple has innovative new features on the horizon to combat declining iPad sales

While strong sales of the iPhone and Mac helped Apple post rather impressive third quarter results, the iPad has declined in sales for the second consecutive quarter. But before you interpret that statistic as the iPad being doomed, read ahead for reasons why Apple CEO Tim Cook and company are not concerned about the tablet’s sales. 

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Download these 8 great paid apps for free for a limited time (July 22)

Download these 8 great paid apps for free for a limited time (July 22)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Microtrip, Actions, Retromatic and more.

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