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Thursday, July 20, 2006


Apple Shares Surge On Strong Earnings

Upgrading Those White Earphones? Don't Go By Price

Apple On Cell Phones: "We're Not Sitting Around Doing Nothing"

"We don't think that the phones that are available today make the best music players. We think the iPod is. But over time, that is likely to change. And we're not sitting around doing nothing."

Macs See Growth Spurt

Now that MacBook Pro and iMac systems have been available for several months, and because of the strong demand for MacBook systems released in mid-May, any signs of hesitation among home users appear to have been erased.

Apple Reports $472 Million Profit

Apple beat analyst's earnings consensus for the quarter of $.44, posting a profit of $.54. The company shipped 1,327,000 Macintosh computers and 8,111,000 iPods during the quarter, representing 12 percent grwoth in Macs and 32 percent growth in iPods over the year-ago quarter.

Podcasting Goes To College

Along with packing instant noodles, extra-long bedsheets and photos of loved ones before heading to college in a few weeks, U.S. students may consider adding portable media players to their higher-education lists.


The Real Apple Media Center

Yuy — Apple's iPod. For now, iPod is the media center.

Apple Camp, But Not A Sleepover

I think other high-tech companies with retail operations, like Dell or Sony, should take a long, hard look at what Apple is doing with these summer educational camps.

Mac The Knife?!

What in the world were the engineers at Apple thinking when they designed the new MacBooks with such sharp edges?


Yes, We Have Our Guy

Yes, we have a Windows user who is going to buy a MacBook Pro just to run Windows.

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