Bears lament the Internet retailer's razor-thin margins. But the stock lets investors sleep at night.

By TheStreet Staff Oct 12, 2012 6:24PM

By Rocco Pendola


On Wednesday night at 9 p.m., I ordered a Samsung television set from  (AMZN). 


The Amazon bots initially slated delivery for Saturday. However, just over four hours after placing the order, I received confirmation that my oder had been shipped and would arrive Friday.


A partnership on a new high-resolution super slab could challenge Apple's dominance at the high end of the market.

By Oct 11, 2012 5:26PM

Samsung logo © Axel Schmidt/dapd/APAs Apple (AAPL) wades into the 7-inch tablet market with the pending release of an "iPad Mini," rival Google (GOOG) is not sitting still.

Supply-chain checks suggest that Google is working with Samsung (SSNLF) to co-brand a 10.1-inch Nexus tablet intended to compete with the full-sized iPad, CNET reported.

"It's going to be a high-end device," Richard Shim, an analyst at NPD Display Search, told CNET. The new Nexus reportedly will have a higher pixel density than the Retina display featured on the latest version of the iPad. 


The company's hardware and software changed the way the world consumes media. Here's a look at the best Apple products of all time.

By TheStreet Staff Oct 10, 2012 12:31PM

By Chris logo


smartphoneWith Apple (AAPL) reportedly getting set to announce an iPad Mini, the personal technology pioneer may have another hit product on its hands.


Apple has given us some of the best-selling products of all time, revolutionizing whole industries in the process. Music, phones, computers and advertising have been greatly affected by Apple.



It's been one of Apple's busiest years in its history, but the next few months will help boost earnings, according to an analyst.

By TheStreet Staff Oct 9, 2012 12:09PM logoBy Chris Ciaccia


The rest of 2012 is poised to be huge for Apple (AAPL) and it's all due to one product: the iPhone 5.


The iPad Mini may be a hit product for the holiday season, but Credit Suisse analyst Kulbinder Garcha said he believes the iPhone 5 is what will really drive earnings in the all-important holiday quarter.


Apple reportedly expects huge demand for the smaller iPad, placing orders for up to 10 million units.

By TheStreet Staff Oct 8, 2012 11:30AM

TheStreet logoBy Chris Ciaccia


If there are any doubts about the iPad Mini being a hit for Apple (AAPL), those doubts can be put to rest.


The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is ordering up to 10 million units of the iPad Mini for the fourth quarter, according to some Asian component suppliers.


One of Apple's Asian suppliers, AU Optronics (AUO), is getting ready to ship 4 million panels for the iPad Mini in the fourth quarter, according to Brightwire.



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