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This afternoon, Apple announced their earnings for the second quarter of their 2017 fiscal year. Revenue was up 5% year-over-year to $52.896 billion. Operating income for the quarter was up 6.6% to $14.097 billion, and net income was up just under 5% to $11.029 billion. This resulted in diluted earnings per share of $2.10. Apple is also announcing they are expanding their capital return program, and the board has increased the capital return to shareholders another $50 billion, making the total program worth $300 billion in dividends and share repurchases by the time it wraps up in March 2019. Apple Q2 2017 Financial Results (GAAP) Q2'2017 Q1'2017 Q2'2016 Revenue (in Billions USD) $52.896 $78.351 $50.557 Gross Margin (in Billions USD) $20.591 $30.176 $19.921 Operating Income (in Billions USD) $14.097 $23.359 $13.987 Net Income (in Billions USD) $11.029 $17.891 $10.516 Margins 38.9% 38.5% 39.4% Earnings per Share (in USD) $2.10 $3.36 $1.90 iPhone is...

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11 by Anton Shilov on 4/27/2017

Qualcomm Countersues Apple, Accuses Company of Launching Global Attack Against Qualcomm

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24 by Ryan Smith on 4/11/2017

NVIDIA to Release Pascal Drivers for macOS

Capping off a crazy week for Apple-related GPU news, we have one more important development for the week. Buried in their announcement of the NVIDIA Titan Xp, NVIDIA has...

30 by Ryan Smith on 4/7/2017

Apple to Redesign Mac Pro, Comments That GPU Cooling Was A Roadblock

In what’s turning out to be an oddly GPU-centric week for Apple, this morning the company has revealed that they will finally be giving the long-neglected Mac Pro a...

83 by Ryan Smith on 4/4/2017

Apple To Develop Own GPU, Drop Imagination's GPUs From SoCs

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142 by Ryan Smith on 4/3/2017

Best Tablets: Q1 2017

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26 by Matt Humrick on 3/31/2017

AUKEY’s CB-C55 USB-C Hub Now on Sale: Macbook Port Expander with Power and Ethernet

AUKEY has started to sell its latest USB Type-C hub for Apple’s MacBook laptops and other computers that need something more than USB-C and wireless interconnection technologies. The new...

34 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2017

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With the spring finally upon us, Apple this morning is going about some spring cleaning of the iPad family. The iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 2 have...

135 by Ryan Smith on 3/21/2017

Best Laptops: Q1 2017

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42 by Brett Howse on 3/16/2017

Apple Announces Record Q1 2017 Results

Today Apple announced their earnings for the first quarter of their 2017 fiscal year. As is normally the case now that the iPhone has moved to a fall launch...

22 by Brett Howse on 1/31/2017

OWC Previews DEC Add-On For MacBook Pro

At CES, Mac accessory and upgrade supplier Other World Computing (OWC) showcased prototypes of an upcoming add-on for Apple's latest MacBook Pro models. The OWC DEC is in many...

28 by Billy Tallis on 1/13/2017

The Apple Watch Series 2 Review: Building Towards Maturity

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124 by Brandon Chester on 12/20/2016

Apple Announces 4th Generation MacBook Pro Family: Thinner, Lighter, with Thunderbolt 3 & “Touch Bar”

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284 by Ryan Smith on 10/27/2016

LG Introduces New UltraFine 4K and 5K Monitors

Today LG and Apple made a joint product announcement of sorts. Apple announced their new MacBook Pro, which uses four Thunderbolt 3 ports for IO. During the launch event...

47 by Brandon Chester on 10/27/2016

Apple "Hello Again" 2016 Event Live Blog

We're here ready to go for another set of Apple Announcements!

109 by Ryan Smith & Ian Cutress on 10/27/2016

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Review: Iterating on a Flagship

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377 by Joshua Ho & Brandon Chester on 10/10/2016

The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 38: Smartphones Anonymous (iPhone)

With the launch of the iPhone today, Josh, Matt and I got together to record some of our thoughts on the launch of the latest Apple devices, as well...

36 by Ian Cutress on 9/16/2016

The iOS 10 Review: Refining the iOS Experience Both Over & Under the Hood

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108 by Brandon Chester on 9/13/2016

Hands On With the Apple Watch Series 2

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31 by Joshua Ho on 9/8/2016

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