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Apple grows Mac sales by 18% on the back of the MacBook Air

Apple sold 4.4 million Macs in the June quarter, the most ever for that three-month stretch, with an annual growth rate the rest of the PC industry hasn't seen since 2010.
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Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Apple reported its quarterly numbers on Tuesday, a mixed bag that saw profits rise up but sales fall short of the mark. Here are five takeaways from the earnings call that followed.

Apple reports huge profit but sales disappoint

Apple has racked up another hugely profitable quarter on sales of iPhones and Macintosh computers, though its revenue growth was slower than expected.

Want an Apple watch? Just 3D print one

An industrious design graduate from the University of Edinburgh has posted a 3D printing CAD file for a wrist ban that allows users to insert an iPod Nano, which can act as a watch, music player and more.

What to listen for during Apple's earnings call today

Apple today will reveal its Q2 revenue and device sales during a conference call with Wall Street. Here's what to listen out for.

OS X Yosemite public beta nears release

Apple may release a public beta for OS X Yosemite as early as next week, according to an online report Monday.

Mac sales will again outstrip industry average

Apple likely sold more Macs than it did in the same quarter last year, keeping its better-than-the-industry sales pace going.

IBM and Apple ties go way back

IBM and Apple have a history of working together that dates back more than 20 years.

Apple's Eddy Cue takes cue from boss, auctions off lunch date for charity

Apple's chief of Internet software and services, Eddy Cue, has put himself up on the charity auction block.

Apple deals $50-$100 store gift cards for back-to-school promo

Apple began its annual back-to-school promotion in the U.S., once again reprising a gift card deal for customers who buy eligible hardware.

Macintosh In Depth

Hands on: Apple's Mac Pro is the fastest Mac ever

One thing is certain: You won't mistake Apple's powerful new Mac Pro for any other desktop computer. And it has the computing chops to match its high-style look.

24 milestones in the Mac's 30-year history

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the arrival of the now-iconic Apple Macintosh computer. Columnist Ryan Faas looks back over the past three decades at some of the highlights and lowlights of the Mac's -- and Apple's -- evolution.

Apple edges back toward the data center

Now that OS X Mavericks Server has some new enterprise-oriented features and the updated Mac Pro has finally arrived, it's time to ask whether Apple is edging back into the data center, says columnist Ryan Faas.

Review: Apple's 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed, battery life

Apple's newest 15-in. MacBook Pro looks just like last year's model but delivers on faster performance and solid battery life, says columnist Michael deAgonia.

Review: Hands on with the new Haswell chip iMac

Apple updated its iMac line in September, adding Haswell chips, faster storage options and support for 802.11ac Wi-Fi while leaving the stylish look intact. Columnist Michael deAgonia explains what's new and what's not.

OS X Mavericks review: Different name, looks the same

Apple's new desktop/laptop operating system, OS X Mavericks, looks and works a lot like its predecessor. But that doesn't mean Apple hasn't made it a better OS for users. Michael deAgonia explains what's new and what's not.

Review: The iPhone 5S really is the best iPhone yet

With the addition of Apple's new Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a new 64-bit A7 processor, a refined camera system and an M7 coprocessor, the iPhone 5S's cutting edge features match its still-sharp design, says columnist Michael deAgonia.

The M7 motion coprocessor in the iPhone 5s is a big deal

Apple's new flagship phone, the iPhone 5s, boasts a slew of new hardware advances, not the least of which is the M7 motion coprocessor. Columnist Ryan Faas explains why the M7 is important.

Apple and the enterprise: A complicated relationship

Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.

Review: Jobs the movie applies its own reality distortion field

Jobs, the feature-length movie starring Ashton Kutcher as the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, will entertain Apple fans as much as it frustrates them with its dramatic reinterpretation of events.

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