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Apple’s Fourth Quarter Financials At A Glance [Charts]

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As you may have seen in our previous post on Apple’s fourth quarter (Q4) financial report, the Cupertino company has beat out Wall Street expectations this quarter, showing off a revenue of $37.5 billion with a hefty 7.5 billion profit to go along with it.

To help you make sense of Apple’s business this quarter, as well as some general trends of the last five years, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to put together some charts in an easy-to-read format to show you how the numbers break down, from revenue and profit margins to how many devices Apple is selling, to how much money it’s making from those sales.

Let’s take a look at some of the numbers in visual form, and see what we can take from it.

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TVs Keep Foxconn Revenue Up As Apple Orders Fall

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Despite “weaker” orders from Apple during the second quarter, Foxconn managed to post revenue that beat analyst estimates thanks to its increased focus on televisions. The company announced revenue of NT$897 billion ($30 million) over the three-month period, which is 0.6% higher than its second-quarter revenue for 2012, and better than the NT$829 billion expected by analysts.

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Analysts Expect Apple To Announce Revenues Between $41 Billion And $43 Billion

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Apple will announce its second quarter financial results at 5 p.m. EST today, and this could be one of the company’s most interesting earnings calls for some time. Wall Street has been less than optimistic about the Cupertino company’s recent performance, and some believe that Apple will post its first quarter of negative growth income for over a decade.

But some analysts are a little more positive. According to averages put together by Yahoo! Finance, Apple is likely to announce revenue between $41 billion and $43 billion for the second quarter, with margins between 37.5% and 38.5%.

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Google Blames Missing App Store Links On Technical Issues

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App Store links mysteriously disappeared from Google search this week, making it more difficult to find iOS apps with a simple web search. Some suspected Google may have killed them intentionally, but it turns out that a technical issue is to blame for the glitch.

Google says it’s now working with “the team” to get it fixed.Google Blames Missing App Store Links On Technical Issues

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Verizon Adds Record 2.1 Million Subscribers In Q4 2012, But Still Sees A Loss

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Verizon has today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012, which has been its best yet in terms of subscriber growth. The company added 2.1 million new customers during the three-month period, bringing its total number of subscribers up to 98.2 million, with 58% of those customers using a smartphone.

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AT&T Sold 6.1 Million Smartphones During Q3 2012, 77% Of Which Were iPhones

AT&T Sold 6.1 Million Smartphones During Q3 2012, 77% Of Which Were iPhones

AT&T continues to ride the iPhone’s gravy train.

AT&T has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2012 this morning, and once again, Apple’s iPhone has been its biggest-selling smartphone. The carrier sold 6.1 million smartphones in total during the three-month period, a whopping 77% of which were iPhones.

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Verizon Sold 3.1 Million iPhones During Q3 2012, 21% Of Which Were iPhone 5s

Verizon Sold 3.1 Million iPhones During Q3 2012, 21% Of Which Were iPhone 5s

The iPhone continues to do well on Verizon.

Verizon announced its financial results for the third-quarter of 2012 today, and it has some impressive figures when it comes to the iPhone. The carrier sold more than 3.1 million iPhones in total during the three-month period, which is around 400,000 more then it sold during the second quarter. 21% of those were the new iPhone 5, according to Verizon, which translates to around 650,000 sales in less than a month.

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73% Of Smartphones Sold By AT&T Last Quarter Were iPhones

73% Of Smartphones Sold By AT&T Last Quarter Were iPhones

Five years on, the iPhone’s still got it.

AT&T announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2012 today, and yet again the iPhone driving the company’s sales. Of the 5.1 million smartphones the carrier sold, a whopping 72.5% were iPhones.

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Only 50% Of iPhone 4S Owners Say iOS 5.1 Has Improved Their Battery Life

Only 50% Of iPhone 4S Owners Say iOS 5.1 Has Improved Their Battery Life

Even under iOS 5.1 the iPhone 4S struggles to stay awake.

On Monday, we asked iPhone 4S readers how Apple’s latest iOS 5.1 software has impacted their battery life. The new handset is notoriously poor at staying alive for a whole day, but those pesky bugs affecting its battery life were, according to Apple, quashed in the recent software update.

Nearly 6,000 readers voted in our poll, and here are the results.

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Fix Your Spotlight Search Results By Forcing Spotlight To Re-index [OS X Tips]

Fix Your Spotlight Search Results By Forcing Spotlight To Re-index [OS X Tips]Fix Your Spotlight Search Results By Forcing Spotlight To Re-index [OS X Tips]

I’ve had a few friends experience a problem with their Spotlight search results after upgrading to Mac OS X Lion and at other times for other reasons. They claimed to search for items that they knew were somewhere on their computer, but Spotlight wasn’t able to find them in both cases.

Here’s a down and dirty fix for Spotlight that is useful when Spotlight seems to stop providing the results you expect. It is also useful when you just want Spotlight to re-index your system.

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