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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.

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.

Apple cuts iPod Touch prices by up to 25%

Apple today cut prices of its iPod Touch as sales of that device and others in the iPod lineup have plummeted.

New, cheaper iMac looks like DIY nightmare

Apple's new iMac may be less expensive than its siblings, but that came at a price, a reseller said Wednesday: Do-it-yourselfers won't be able to upgrade the stock 8GB of memory in the new all-in-one.

Apple's new iMac is $200 cheaper -- and slower

Apple today added a new entry-level iMac to its line, pricing it 15% lower than the previous cheapest model but dramatically scaling back the all-in-one's performance/

OS X Mavericks will power 70% of Macs before it's replaced by today's upgrade

With Apple poised to introduce its next version of OS X within hours, the current edition, Mavericks, will end its career this fall powering almost three-fourths of all Macs, a validation of Apple's decision last year to give away the operating system.

HP must give up Beats Audio after Apple deal

Hewlett-Packard today confirmed that it will drop Beats Audio from its line of high-end PCs and tablets by the end of 2015.

Tip of the Hat: The man behind Apple's post-Jobs acquisition spree

Apple's move to buy headphone maker and streaming music service Beats Electronics brought its acquisitive ways -- started after the death of founder Steve Jobs -- to the forefront.

Apple plots home break-in, home automation break-through

It looks like Apple will trumpet its entry into the home automation market next week at its annual developers conference.

Cheaper iMacs, Retina MacBook Air make best contenders for WWDC reveals

Apple will unveil new or refreshed Mac personal computers next week, and all three major lines are potential candidates.

Apple to reveal iOS 8, OS X 10.10 June 2 at 10 a.m. keynote

Apple will again kick off its developer conference with a keynote, where top-tier executives, including CEO Tim Cook, will tout the newest versions of iOS and OS X, and likely introduce new hardware.

Apple CEO Tim Cook -- now, half-off

A lunch date with Apple CEO Tim Cook went for $330,000 yesterday in an online charity auction -- a little more than half what someone paid last year for a 30-minute coffee break with him.

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