iPhoneRoot.com       

News tagged ‘sale’


Apple removes AppleCare From Sale In Italy





In July we reported that Apple was threatened with a temporary closure of its operation in Italy if the company did not change its warranty policies. Previously Italian antitrust regulator fined Apple $1.2 million for misleading practices of selling one-year AppleCare warranties and not informing customers about a two-year warranty that is mandatory by European Union law. Now it seems that Apple has officially removed its AppleCare Protection Plans from sale in Italian retail stores with only online version of its plans still available for consumers in Italy.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012. 0:18

Apple Store app gift cards are now available and have a geographical coverage.



On Saturday, Apple started offering digital gift cards that can be purchased via the Apple app Store, and online store. These cards will be available for sending them to friends and family using Passbook. The company first announced that the electronic gift cards will be available when the Apple Store application was updated this week, however, digital coupons were not available for purchase until Saturday.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, November 12th, 2012. 17:02

iPhone 5 To Arrive In China In Early December



According to The Wall Street Journal, China Telecom will begin offering the new Apple’s iPhone late this month or early December, thus increasing the potential for a blockbuster fourth quarter for Apple. WSJ said:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Friday, November 9th, 2012. 21:49

Apple is going to ship 850K iPad minis in first week of sales



Since the first shipment of the pre-orders for the iPad mini has already sold, tablets hit records wholesale and retail sales. About 850,000 units will be sold in first week of salesIn a report, obtained by AppleInsider, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that in the first week of sales Apple may ship about 850,000 iPad mini, based on a check of the supply chain and logistical considerations, such as transportation.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, November 4th, 2012. 14:56

Apple’s 2012 annual report: more employees, sales and spaces



Today Apple has filed its annual report for 2012 with the SEC that revealed a slew of interesting facts.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Thursday, November 1st, 2012. 14:13

Posted in All,Financial

Tagged with , , , , , , , , ,

Apple forecast to sell 102M iPads, 194M iPhones in 2013



About 100 million iPads were sold in the first two and a half years. Apple is going to sell another 100 million, but already in 12-month period, thanks to the launch of the iPad mini. Michael Walkley of Canaccord Genuity predicted that Apple will sell 101.6 million iPads in 2013. Judging by this, Apple will own 58.4 percent of the total tablet market. The prediction became known after Apple revealed that iPad sales had exceeded 100 million.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 22:34

OWC announced 480GB SSD Module For New 13-inch MacBook Pro



Today OWC announced that it launched a 480 GB Mercury Aura Pro SSD module for the new 13-inch MacBook Pro. OWC noted that $580 upgrade option will cost you about $220 less compared to Apple 512 GB build-to-order flash module, and will allow you to reuse your original factory flash module.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 21:42

Apple Already Sold Out of Initial White iPad mini Pre-Order Stock



At 3 a.m. Eastern / 12 a.m. Pacific today, Apple began taking pre-orders for the 4-th generation iPad and iPad mini. As it was noted on the forums, a starter supply of white iPad mini in the United States was quickly sold out. Within the first 17 minutes, the delivery time for the white iPad mini stretched up to 2 weeks. Shipping black iPad mini Wi-Fi is available on 2 November.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, October 26th, 2012. 22:23

Apple announces Q4 2012 earnings



Yesterday, during the earnings call, Apple reported record fourth quarter profits that rose nearly 25% to $8.2 billion. The quarterly revenue amounted $36.0 billion for the three-month period ending ended September 29, 2012. Gross margin was 40.0 percent compared to 40.3 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, October 26th, 2012. 16:50

iPad Resales Increased 700-1000%



As MarketWatch reports, websites specializing in device resales saw enormous increase in iPad interest after Apple's media event yesterday, with submission for resale rising 700-1000 percent. Chief gadget officer at Gazelle.com Anthony Scarsella said:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Thursday, October 25th, 2012. 0:56

Phil Schiller Defends Pricing On iPad Mini



With the iPad mini’s pricing starting at $329, some people were disappointed that Apple was unable or unwilling to release the tablet at approximately $249. With rival 7-inch tablets selling at about $199, some observers believe that Apple left too big pricing gap for potential tablet buyers.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 21:43

Pricing of 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Will Start At Roughly $1699



macbook_pro_13_2012_pricing9to5Mac reports that it received pricing information on the forthcoming 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. According to its sources, the entry-level MacBook Pro will cost approximately $1699, $500 more than the corresponding model without Retina display. The report said:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Saturday, October 20th, 2012. 0:55

Apple Sold Over Five Million iPhone 5 In Opening Weekend



images

Earlier we reported on Apple’s announcement that customers had pre-ordered more than two million iPhone 5 in the first twenty four hours of availability. Today Apple announced that first weekend sales of the new iPhone 5 exceeded 5 million units, surpassing the four million iPhone 4S sold during the device’s opening weekend last year. The company also announced that more than 100 million iOS-devices have been updated to its new iOS 6. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Monday, September 24th, 2012. 19:16

Samsung Is Going To Add iPhone 5 To Its U.S. Patent Suit



iphone_5_box-150x271

As Reuters reports, a new Samsung’s court filing has revealed that the company is going to add Apple’s iPhone 5 to a suit that is now underway in the U.S. seeking to ban sales of Apple’s devices in the country over violation of its patent rights. Reuters said:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Thursday, September 20th, 2012. 20:32

iPhone 5 Estimated Component Costs Begin At $199



isuppli_iphone_5_component_costs

HIS iSuppi has published its estimate of the cost of iPhone 5’s bill of materials (BOM), which they made based on industry knowledge and information disclosed by Apple. The estimate, which doesn’t include many other costs associated with manufacturing, sales and product development, pegs the bill of materials of the entry-level iPhone 5 with 16 GB at $199. HIS iSuppi notes:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 19:52