FORTUNE -- Here's an early indicator of how Christmas tablet sales went, via Topsy Analytics.
Topsy's Twitter search engine will count tweets for whatever phrases you enter. To get a feel for how Apple's (AAPL) iPad did against Samsung's Galaxy Note, Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle, and Microsoft's (MSFT) Surface, I ran the following search with the following results:
got iPad: 120,608
got Note: 46,617 (may include some false positives)
got Kindle: 15,566
got Surface: 4,177 (not shows in attached chart)
Sterne Agee's Apple analyst offers a four-step program
FORTUNE -- "The big question we get from investors is whether the greatest turnaround and growth story of the past decade is over?"
So begins a note to clients issued Tuesday morning by Sterne Agee's Shaw Wu. His short answer is "no." His slightly longer answer is that Apple (AAPL) needs to think different to regain its "mojo."
How exactly does it do that? Wu MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 5, 2013 7:47 AM ET
Speculation about how Apple might respond to the success of Samsung's Galaxy Note
FORTUNE -- Using some pixel math and Photoshop work, Marco ("Instapaper") Arment generated the image above, which adds to Apple's current mobile lineup -- the iPhone 5, iPad mini and iPad -- a device he calls the iPhone plus.
The new device would be a response to Samsung's Galaxy Note -- a "phablet" with a 5.3-inch screen that has been selling MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 1, 2013 8:57 AM ET
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