NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- It's been a busy, worrisome couple of days for Apple ( AAPL) investors, whose reaction to the news of Steve Jobs' second medical leave saw Apple's share price fall as much as 4.6% early in the morning Tuesday. However, the consumer electronics giant served up a big beat, reporting earnings per share of $6.43 on sales of $26.74 billion, vs. estimates of $5.38 EPS on revenue of $24.38 billion. IBM ( IBM) also beat estimates, reporting EPS of $4.18 on $29 billion, vs. estimates of $4.08 EPS on $28.26 billion in quarterly revenue. Tune in to TheStreet, where we'll post the numbers as they cross the wire in a live blog and report the conference calls. Please feel free to comment and ask us questions. RELATED ARTICLES: http://twitter.com/TheStreet_Tech. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.