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Jun 18, 2008

Apple: Mac Unit Sales Grew 50% in May

Apple: Mac Unit Sales Grew 50% in May

Apple had a solid May for both Mac and iPod sales. As Lehman analyst Tim Luke points out in a note today, new data from market research firm NPD shows Mac unit sales grew 50% on a year-over-year basis in May, ahead of the 37% Q2 growth Lehman had expected. Sales of iPods in the month were up 11.6% for the month in units, slower growth than the 14.6% gain in April, but well ahead of the 2% year-over-year decline Lehman has been modeling for the quarter.

iPhones Could Drive a Third of Apple's Revenue Next Year

3giPhone.jpgFrom Clusterstock: Good news for Apple (AAPL) fans. In 2009, iPhone sales should start to become material to the company's overall financial performance -- possibly very material.

Morgan Stanley expects iPhone sales to at least double in 2009, to 27 million units. At $200 a phone, that's $5 billion of revenue. Despite the recent price cuts, Morgan Stanley uses an average unit price of $550 per phone. This seems far too high to us, but 27 million units at this price would yield almost $15 billion of revenue.

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Adobe Flash, the popular platform for web applications and media, may finally be coming to the iPhone. “May” is the operative word here — it sounds like development is still in the early stages, and Apple might not even be interested...

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