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

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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.


The company won't be on track until 2016, CEO Meg Whitman says.

By TheStreet Staff Oct 5, 2012 5:52PM logoBy James Rogers


HP (HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman laid out details of the company's turnaround plan. It will take at least another three years, she said.


Whitman, speaking at the Securities Analyst meeting in New York on Wednesday, said 2013 will be a "fix and rebuild year." And the No. 1 PC maker warned of pain for investors, delivering a weaker-than-expected outlook for fiscal 2013 stemming from a limp economy.


The former eBay (EBAY) chief, who took over from the ousted Leo Apotheker, took on a Herculean task when she walked into the company's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., just over a year ago.


The social network announced a major milestone, and it's time to examine its meaning for investors.

By Oct 4, 2012 5:52PM

Image: Silver globe with twinkling lights (© Tetra Images/Getty Images)By Michael Comeau


This morning, Facebook (FB) announced that it crossed the 1 billion monthly active user mark in September, putting it just behind oxygen and water in terms of importance to human life here on Earth.

But now, the question on everyone's mind: What does this mean for earnings?

Let's break it down.



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