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Day April 20, 2010

Pro analysts 51% worse than amateurs in predicting Apple's financials

via Deagol’s AAPL Model: Apple beats up everyone.

Average errors:

11.6%  Professionals

7.7%  Amateurs

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51.4%  Pros error increase % on amateurs

Note: Apple beat every estimate from every analyst, amateur or professional.  More when we do the numbers.

Tim Cook "shocked" by initial demand for the iPad

On the company’s earnings call, Apple COO Tim Cook says the company is “shocked” by initial demand for the iPad. He also added, “I’m personally addicted to mine and couldn’t live without it.”

via Apple Blows Out Earnings Thanks To Huge iPhone Sales – Yahoo! Finance.

Speaking of iPad, the iPad is almost impossible to obtain in Boston area.  By reservation only.

Using Weather HD to Look Inside the iPad App Store’s Sales

vimov – Blog » Revealed: Using Weather HD to Look Inside the iPad App Store’s Sales, and Why Apple May Have Just Created a New Billion Dollar Industry.