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bodytech
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bodytech   1/25/2012 1:46:57 AM
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God Bless China for making this all happen, and making Apple #1. Awesome! We design it, their expendable teens build it for peanuts.

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_hm   1/25/2012 2:18:57 AM
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It will be very interesting to watch our for Apple's new innovations and products. Also, will Apple eventually go in fab business?

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eewiz   1/25/2012 2:20:02 AM
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Awesome results. Its more than Google's annual revenue! "Apple reported sales of $46.33 million for its first quarter of fiscal 2012," Typo. Its billion

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selinz   1/25/2012 2:20:22 AM
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Interesting about the ipods down 21%. It's safe to say that ipods are on their way out. With the ability to easily add an additional 32gb to what most smart phones already have, it just doesn't make sense to have multiple devices.

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mcgrathdylan   1/25/2012 3:56:57 AM
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Thanks for pointing that out. My mistake.

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chanj0   1/25/2012 5:51:37 AM
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It would be nice to have a breakdown of sales of various iPods. I think iPod and iPod touch can be replaced by iPhone. iPod nano may still have a market because of its portability. If a bit more feature is added such as GPS, it can be a nice product for trail runners and mountain bikers. Having said that, I do see people carrying their iPhone running. I found it a bit too bulky.

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agk   1/25/2012 12:49:56 PM
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Apple's momentum is strong. Also it seems they have amazing new products in their pipeline. Apple generated $17.5 billion cash flow for the December quarter.

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phoenixdave   1/25/2012 7:49:27 PM
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So what this shows me is that Apple's profit margin must be huge on their products, and those buying the products are clearly being overcharged..... But I guess when you are Apple, you can charge whatever you want and the people will pay.... Nice position to be in...

old account Frank Eory
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old account Frank Eory   1/25/2012 8:05:51 PM
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The numbers are so staggering, it's hard to put them in perspective. $46.33B in one quarter is approaching half a billion dollars PER DAY, seven days a week in revenue. Quoting the San Jose Mercury News, "Projected over an entire year, Apple's revenue would top the GDP of all but 46 countries, including Pakistan, Peru, Vietnam and New Zealand." And with nearly $100B in cash reserves, the WSJ says "Apple's cash reserves top the worth of all but 52 companies in the world." From a satisfied customer and stockholder -- outstanding job Apple!!! Sent from my iPhone

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Bert22306   1/25/2012 9:16:28 PM
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“'We’re thrilled with our outstanding results and record-breaking sales of iPhones, iPads and Macs,' said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, in a statement." Sorry, I laughed out loud at myself. When I read that, what I thought he said was, "We're thrilled with out outSOURCING results ..." Let me ask: would there be any incentive for Apple to bring manufacturing back to the US? They make their billions on gadgets for kids, in large measure. Just the demographic that can't afford products even more expensive than these already are. Notice how the big growth is in iPads and iPhones, the latter no doubt thanks to the iPhone 4. That's the nature of this market.

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