In true stealth mode, Apple’s ‘hobby’ device – the Apple TV set-top box sold close to 10 million units in 2013, raking in sales revenue of more than US$1 billion. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed at Apple’s annual stockholders meeting in Cupertino today that this is roughly double the 5 million units it sold in 2012.
Apple has released software update v10.9.2 for all OS X Mavericks users. The update includes improvements to stability, compatibility and security.
Steve Jobs would have been 59 years old today had he not left us prematurely on October 5, 2011. Current Apple CEO and close friend of Jobs, Tim Cook, sent out a couple of heartfelt tweets:
Apple’s iPhone accounted for 45% of more than 120 million smartphones sold in the US in 2013, according to data by the NPD Group on Thursday. Apple was the largest smartphone maker in the US overall, with its sales up 21% year-on-year.
Apple has announced “Red Friday”, a special one-day sale across Asian markets to commemorate Chinese New Year. The one-day sale is set to give Apple fans a fire-cracking time on January 10 across countries like China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.
Wired has released some realistic and detailed images of Apple’s new space-age headquarters dubbed the ‘Campus 2′. The environmentally-friendly 2.8 million square foot campus will sit on a 176-acre plot of land and will initially house over 14,000 of its employees.
Japan has emerged as Apple’s fastest-growing region for the iPhone in the past two years, outpacing its home market and even Greater China and rest of Asia. Japan is a rather unique market for Apple, home to Apple’s biggest profit margins and the only one of five regions where Apple’s operating profit grew in the past fiscal year.
When Apple announced that the new iWork productivity suite will be available for free for all Mac users, consumers rejoiced. Along with the snazzy new OS X Mavericks update, Apple also released new version of its Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps. The new versions feature new UI and built from ground up as 64-bit applications for both Mac and iOS. […]