Posted by Eric Slivka on Apr 11, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
Research firm Gartner today released its preliminary personal computer shipment data for the first quarter of 2012, offering up a picture of market performance during the quarter. While Apple experienced only small year-over-year unit growth of over 3.8% and was beaten among top 5 vendors by HP’s 6.6% growth, the company did once again outperform the overall industry and its 3.5%...
Posted by Eric Slivka on Apr 10, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
Apple’s stock has continued its remarkable run in 2012, moving up another 1% today to briefly hit a market capitalization of $600 billion. The milestone comes just under six weeks after hitting $500 billion, and Apple’s stock is now up nearly 60% since the beginning of the year.
If some analysts are to be believed, the $600 billion mark is just a brief stop on the...
Posted by Jordan Golson on Apr 3, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
This year, Tax Day in the United States falls on April 17, 2012. Intuit’s TurboTax has long been a favorite of many self-preparing taxpayers and has consistently worked well for Mac users as well (unlike Quicken). For the 2012 tax-filing season, Intuit released two versions of TurboTax for iOS users as well.
One is a stripped down version for the iPhone called TurboTax SnapTax. It’s...
Posted by Eric Slivka on Apr 3, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
Apple today updated its investor relations page to note that it will announce its earnings for the second fiscal quarter (first calendar quarter) of 2012 on Tuesday, April 24. The earnings release typically occurs just after 4:30 PM Eastern Time following the close of regular stock trading, and the conference call is scheduled to follow at 5:00 PM Eastern / 2:00 PM Pacific.
Posted by Arnold Kim on Apr 1, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
It’s April 1st again — also known as April Fools’ Day. Today also represents Apple’s 36th anniversary, having been founded on this day in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
Here are a couple of the more ambitious pranks floating around the internet today:
Hungry Hungry Hippos for iPad
ThinkGeek has introduced a modernized version of the classic Hungry Hungry...