Despite Recession Apple Blows Away Analysts' Estimates

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  1. Iria

    Iria New Member

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    AT&T had a decent, but slightly down Q1 2009, year-over-year. But the iPhone was a bright spot, and based on that, expectations were high for Apple's earnings, and the company did not disappoint.
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    Customgamer1 Fell off the tech wagon

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    That is impressive.

    However like it said the Iphone and Ipod were the ones keeping them alive. Would make sense since it is a popular cheaper item.
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    iphone is nowhere near cheap
     
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    Customgamer1 Fell off the tech wagon

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    I agree, in fact it is just as expensive as the Macbook pro, but you have to consider what I think a lot of people do. "it's only $200"

    But then Unlimited data, unlimited Text, Minutes come out to be at least $80/month and you are locked in for 2 years.

    Final price $2,120 not including all the taxes/fees each month so in the end it will most likely be around $2,300+. I know a lot of people that pay $100/month. Now of course you can get it cheaper but if you don't want the data plan or texting just buy the Ipod touch.

    Reason why I don't want a smart phone.
     
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    i've been upgraded to having unlimited texts at no cost.. and i still don't bother using it.

    Cell phone... only... period...
     
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    same here.
     
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    Customgamer1 Fell off the tech wagon

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    I do have to say that I am sure it would be sweet as heck to have any smart phone, but is over $2,000 over 2 years really worth it just for a phone?

    Maybe, but I rather spend that money upgrading my computer!!
     

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