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Record iPad sales help Apple enjoy revenue, profit growth

Apple reported revenue of $35 billion and profits of $8.8 billion for its fiscal third quarter. Those numbers were up 22 percent and 20.5 percent, respectively, over year-ago figures. In the first full quarter of third-generation iPad sales, Apple sold 17 million iPads, an increase of 84 percent over last year.

Apple to ship Mountain Lion on Wednesday

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company would ship Mountain Lion, the latest version of its Mac OS X operating system, starting Wednesday.

Live Blog: Apple's third-quarter earnings report

We cover Apple's phone briefing with Wall Street analysts as the company discusses its performance for the fiscal third quarter of 2012.

Laptops, iPads figure to drive Apple's Tuesday earnings announcement

Apple's earnings call on Tuesday will likely shed light on third-generation iPad sales, early adoption of the recently revamped MacBook line, and continued growth of the company's bank account.

Remains of the Day: Game closet

Apple toys around with a new way to check the status of your online orders, a U.S. senator wants the DOJ to stop playing into Amazon's hands, and AT&T avoids tapping into the FaceTime-pricing game--for now.

Apple releases MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 1.0

According to Apple’s documentation, the update fixes a problem with “increased CPU power consumption” and it also “improves compatibility with some USB devices.”

The Exceptional iMac G4: Ten years later

A decade after its debut, we remember what made this flexible Mac special.

Apple kerfuffle prompts EPEAT to review thin laptops

EPEAT has launched a review of ultra-thin and light laptops carrying its environmental ratings after Apple withdrew from and rejoined the organization last week.

Remains of the Day: Hot and cold

AT&T may add an uncool fee for iPhone users; Apple may relent and make certain hot iOS 6 features work with the iPhone 3GS; and a couple of former Apple execs have warmed up to new companies.

Retina-ready Mac apps are on the way

Slowly but surely, Retina-enabled apps for the new MacBook Pro are starting to hit the market, and that trickle will grow into a flood as we head into fall. Here's what two dozen developers told us about their plans.

Remains of the Day: Shine on

Apple's shined up the MacBook Pro's environmental rating, one rumor site is putting its shiny dollar down on a Mountain Lion release date, and the shine is off Siri for one tech writer.

Remains of the Day: Scare tactics

Apple's new category on the App Store should scare McDonald's and Starbucks, Microsoft is running scared from Apple's vision of the future, and Samsung's trying to scare off jurors.

Apple improves Retina MacBook Pro shipping times

Apple's Retina MacBook Pro is now shipping faster to online customers, according to the company's e-stores in several countries.