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[27 Jan]    Apple Sells 5.5 Million Macs In Q1 2015 

mac keyboardApple sold 5.5 million Macs over the holiday quarter (ending December 28), according to the company’s Q1 2015 earnings report released today. Analysts estimated that Apple would sell 5.68 million Macs this quarter, putting the electronics maker just under estimates but still showing growth YOY. With this past quarter’s 5.5 million units sold, Apple totally flat in the category from… Read More


[27 Jan]    Apple Beats In Q1 2015 With $74.6B Revenue, $18B Profit And $3.06 EPS 

apple-earnings-greenApple has just released its fiscal Q1 2015 earnings, reporting $74.6 billion in revenue, $18 billion in net profit representing $3.06 per share. This is the largest corporate quarterly earnings of all time, above Gazprom, Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil. Compared to the year-ago quarter, it corresponds to a growth of 29.5 percent in revenue, and 47.8 percent in EPS (adjusted for the… Read More


[27 Jan]    Apple Sells A Super-Sized 74.5M iPhones In Q1 2015 Thanks To Super-Sized 6 And 6 Plus 

iphone-6-6-plus-stacked-macroThe iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have helped Apple sell an astounding 74.5 million iPhones during the first quarter of the company’s fiscal 2015 year. That’s more iPhones than they’ve ever sold during a single quarter, up from the previous record of 51 million iPhone sales reported during the same time last year, and above the consensus estimate of around 67 million per Wall… Read More


[27 Jan]    The Pirx One Printer Mixes High Design And 3D Tech 

Screen Shot 2015-01-27 at 1.58.18 PMPoland is a hotbed (get it?) for 3D printing and now up-and-comer Pirx is entering the fray. Their printer, the Pirx One, is a $1,199 PLA printer with some seriously classy looks and optional heated bed for ABS support. The printer is a standard FDM device that prints layers of plastic into a cohesive whole. The team has added a few extras including a heavy steel frame and acceptable build… Read More


[27 Jan]    With Mimo, MIT Alums Are Disrupting The Baby Nursery, Onesie At A Time 

IMG_0219For all the innovation that has come out of startups, few have addressed one of the hardest tasks in the world: caring for a newborn infant. Whether it is providing milk at 3 a.m. or ensuring that the baby is exposed to the right shapes and sounds appropriate for its age, parents are faced with a near-constant barrage of challenges, often under incredible pressure and stress. Read More