The popular start-up says it grew more than 500% in 15 months. How's that for viral effectiveness?
FORTUNE -- As many in Silicon Valley know, very few start-ups succeed, and even if they do, even fewer stumble upon the kind of growth Dropbox has in such little time. But since January 2010, CEO Drew Houston and CTO Arash Ferdowsi's file-syncing and sharing service has exploded, from 4 million to 25 million, with MORE
Estimates from the analysts we polled range from 3.34 million to 3.87 million
Apple's (AAPL) computer line celebrated a unusually merry Christmas in its first fiscal quarter of 2011, selling more than 4 million Macs for the first time it its history.
In what was a difficult quarter for the rest of the PC industry, Mac unit sales were up 23% year over year.
None of the 43 analysts we polled -- MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 9, 2011 11:56 AM ET
Apple's break-out notebook, says an analyst, may represent a new category: the quasi-tablet
With so much attention focused on the iPad, J.P. Morgan's Mark Moskowitz chose Monday to change the subject.
He issued a note to clients that focused instead on the fastest growing member of Apple's Mac line: The MacBook Air.
According to Moskowitz, revenue from Air sales tripled and units quadrupled year over year after Apple (AAPL) cut the price, added MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 4, 2011 3:39 PM ET
At Macworld, the guys from iFixit take apart a MacBook Air in less than nine minutes
With a spudger, two Torx and a pentalobe screwdriver, Luke Soules stripped down Apple's (AAPL) thinnest computer Friday before an audience of a couple hundred Macworld attendees in 8 minutes and 40 seconds.
It was the world's first live teardown, according to Kyle Wiens, CEO of iFixit, a repair shop that claims to sell more Apple MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 28, 2011 1:16 PM ET
From this week's magazine:
"It's not the first touchscreen tablet in the history of computing, but it's easily the most successful so far. With 3 million iPads sold in their first month alone [see note] and a market for interactive magazines and newspapers created almost overnight, Apple finally managed to make tablet computing cool."
Time put four Apple (AAPL) products on its list of the top MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 10, 2010 5:11 PM ET
The 11-inch model can stay in your bag and sail through checkpoints (but not the 13-inch)
Here's another reason to like Apple's (AAPL) new entry-level 11.6-inch MacBook Air -- besides the 5-hour battery life (30-days standby), relatively cool operating temperature, nearly instant-on flash memory, 2.3-pound avoirdupois and $999 price tag:
You can take it through U.S. airport security checkpoints without removing it from your bag.
Based solely on its diminutive dimensions, the Transportation MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 29, 2010 8:10 AM ET
We'll be watching Apple's live video stream from the comfort of our home. You can join us.
If you want live blogging from reporters who actually traveled to Apple's (AAPL) Cupertino campus for today's event, there are plenty of sites to choose from, including Macrumors, MacDailyNews, TUAW, All Things Digital, Engadget, Gizmodo and ArsTechnica.
We're content to watch it from home. You're welcome to watch it with us. Click here. If you MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 20, 2010 12:44 PM ET
Look for it to open again in advance of the 1 p.m. EDT 'Back to the Mac' event
The Apple (AAPL) drumroll continues.
Live video: Back to the Mac
What to expect at 'Back to the Mac'
[Follow Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Twitter @philiped]Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 20, 2010 12:21 PM ET
UPDATE: Join us here for our live commentary.
From Apple (AAPL) PR:
Apple® will broadcast its October 20 event online using Apple's industry-leading HTTP Live Streaming, which is based on open standards. Viewing requires either a Mac® running Safari® on Mac OS® X version 10.6 Snow Leopard®, an iPhone® or iPod touch® running iOS 3.0 or higher, or an iPad™. The live broadcast will begin at 10:00 a.m. PDT on October 20, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 20, 2010 9:42 AM ET
The press has been summoned to Cupertino next week. A round-up of the speculation.
On Monday Oct. 18, Apple (AAPL) reports the results of fiscal 2010. Two days later, with its executive team presumably still basking in the glow of another round of boffo earnings, it will host a press event on its Cupertino campus.
What's it all mean? After a half day to mull it over, here's what the press is MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 13, 2010 4:04 PM ET
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