iPhone, iPad sales up, Macs fall as Apple sees record sales
Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:00 PM
Yeah, I'd say it's supply constraints, not demand dropping so much.
And we're buying three Mac Pros when they're updated later this year. And I might buy one for home, but more likely a MacBook Pro with Retina Display. I had a demo from a photographer friend (one of the top three gem photographers in the world) and I could see his photos better on his 15" MacBook Pro with Retina than on his 30" Cinema Display.
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Posted 23 January 2013 - 06:33 PM
I am, but just think it's a good time to buy more. But I'm not a seasoned investor, so don't take this as advice. And if you do, you get what you deserve
Posted 23 January 2013 - 06:39 PM
According to a Yahoo! News article, it's due to Apple missing analysts' forecasts for iPhone sales (47.7 million sold vs. 50 million forecast by Wall Street) and projected Q2 revenue (Apple expects $41 billion to $43 billion, Wall Street predicted $45 billion).
Posted 23 January 2013 - 07:13 PM
Some of the Engineering apps that I use require venturing into Windows 7 via VMWare Fusion, but I think Apple nailed it with Mountain Lion. That is, except for the "Save As..." fiasco where you must hold option to see "Save As..." and unselect "Keep changes in original document" box in each impacted App to prevent changes from showing up in both original and newly created document. I understand how versioning works, but it is not as intuitive as traditional "Save As...".
Hopefully when our next cat arrives in OS X 10.9, Apple will default back to traditional "Save As..." and give the option to use the new method for those who prefer it.
Sorry for the rant. I just couldn't stop myself after thinking about it again.
Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:39 PM
It's never about performance, it's always about forecasts...
Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:26 AM
Yes, I am also upgrading my Mac Pro this year, even thou my 2008 Mac Pro is still very viable. Rendering 3D would be the main reason to upgrade.
Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:29 AM
Sure, but keep on eye on Q2. Apple will once again show how viable it's business really is.