Apple Sales Miss Sets Stage: iPhone 5 vs. Windows Phone 8

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Q3 2012 quarterly sales results missed expectations. Customers could be holding out for the rumored iPhone 5 launch this fall. Does that open the door for Microsoft and Windows Phone 8? Hmmm… Apple’s stock fell about five percent this evening. The big reason: Apple sold 26 million iPhones in its quarter ended June 30, down sharply from the 35.1 million sold in the prior quarter this year, The Wall Street Journal noted. Still, we’re not talking about a train wreck folks. Don’t forget: Apple quarterly revenue hit $35 billion, up 23 percent fro (IT news)