Goldman Sachs raised its revenue estimate by $1.26 billion; Credit Suisse by $2.73 billion.
FORTUNE -- One thing that jumps out at you when you're looking at a lot of Apple (AAPL) analysts' estimates -- as I have been for the past couple of weeks -- are those large, last-minute adjustments.
Sell-side analysts will often offer their clients one set of estimates a few weeks into the quarter and a second shortly MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 25, 2014 11:02 AM ET
You get 47% more usable storage on a comparable Apple iPhone 5C, a new study shows.
FORTUNE -- No 16 GB smartphone on the market actually delivers 16 GB of usable storage, but some come closer than others.
Of the eight models evaluated by the British product-testing charity Which?, Apple (AAPL)'s iPhone 5C scored the highest with 12.6 GB (79%) of free memory.
The worst: Samsung's Galaxy S4, with only 8.56 GB (53.5%).
Where did the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 23, 2014 2:24 PM ET
The analysts' estimates range from 50 million to nearly 60 million. Average: 55.3 million.
FORTUNE -- There's a lot chatter in the tech press right now about iPhone sales to China Mobile (CHL), Apple's (AAPL) newest and biggest partner.
But when the company reports its earnings a week from Monday, the iPhone result traders will be keyed in on is how many units Apple sold in the quarter before the China Mobile deal.
With a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 19, 2014 6:32 PM ET
No endless lines. No unruly mobs of scalpers. But more that a few customers did show up.
FORTUNE -- Despite a surprise appearance of Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook at China Mobile's (CHL) flagship store in Beijing, the long-awaited launch of the iPhone on the world's largest cell phone network got a "weak" and "muted" response, according to the first report in the New York Times -- a story datelined Tokyo that managed MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 17, 2014 9:01 AM ET
That's up 35% a year ago. Samsung ownership (not sales) grew to 26% from 22%.
FORTUNE -- If you thought the long green line at the top of the attached chart represented the burst of iPhone sales last quarter following the release of Apple's (AAPL) new models, you could be forgiven. But you would be wrong.
When the NPD Group surveyed 5,000 American smartphone owners 18 and older last quarter, it didn't ask MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 16, 2014 3:33 PM ET
Pre-orders for the iPhone at China Mobile are in the "millions," Xi tells the press.
FORTUNE -- After years of long-distance negotiations, the chairmen of Apple (AAPL) and China Mobile (CHL) staged their first joint press conference in Beijing Wednesday.
The meeting came two days before China Mobile was scheduled to begin selling iPhones to its 760 million subscribers.
CNBC reports that ahead of Friday's launch, China Unicom (CHU) and China Telecom (CHA), MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 15, 2014 7:51 AM ET
An iPhone backdoor was just one of 50 items in the NSA's catalog of covert cyber tricks.
FORTUNE -- If it weren't for the Apple (AAPL) angle, I'm not sure I would have watched the entire YouTube video Jacob Appelbaum posted Monday of his hour-long lecture at a hackers conference in Hamburg last weekend.
I'm glad I did, although I'm still not sure what to make of it.
Applebaum is a private security MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 31, 2013 5:23 PM ET
What has the New York Times -- and the rest of the tech press -- got against Apple?
FORTUNE -- "There's a nihilistic streak in tech journalism that I just don't see in other fields," writes Daring Fireball's John Gruber in 2013: The Year in Apple and Technology at Large. "Sports, movies, cars, wristwatches, cameras, food — writers who cover these fields tend to celebrate, to relish, the best their fields have to MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 29, 2013 1:23 PM ET
Apple's shares opened up $18.86 (3.4%) on the news.
FORTUNE -- You might think that after six years worth of speculation, Apple (AAPL) analysts would have nothing left to say about the China Mobile (CHL) iPhone distribution deal announced Sunday.
You would be wrong.
Below: Excerpts from the notes we've seen so far. More as they come in.
Charlie Wolf, Needham: Waiting for Godot no more. "Apple announced that it had finally signed a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 23, 2013 11:45 AM ET
Analyst's estimates of incremental unit sales in China next year range from 5 to 39 million.
FORTUNE -- With six years to think about the question, many Apple (AAPL) analysts have already placed their bets for how many extra iPhones Apple is likely to sell in China now that the deal with China Mobile (CHL) has been announced.
In theory, Apple just increased its addressable market in the world's largest cellphone marketplace by MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 23, 2013 10:14 AM ET
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