April 21, 2011
Apple took the headlines in storm mid-week as the company had yet another quarter of record-setting profit, led by the sale of 18.65 million iPhones and 4.69 million iPads. While iPad sales fell below analyst estimates, Apple said that they sold every iPad in stock and would have liked to have more inventory. In addition to news on increased Apple revenue, research firm comScore revealed that Apple’s iOS platform outreached Android by 59% when accounting for mobile devices and tablets across 37.9 million users.
Apple Earnings Q2 ’11: $24.67B Revenue; 3.76M Macs, 18.65M iPhones, 4.69M iPads Sold – TechCrunch
Apple made $24.67 billion in revenue last quarter, led by sales of 18.65 million iPhones and 4.69 million iPads.
Apple iOS Platform Outreaches Android by 59 Percent in U.S. – comScore
comScore reported that the Apple iOS platform outreaches Android by 59% in the US when accounting for mobile phones as well as tablets.
Verizon CEO Says Next iPhone Will Be a “Global Device” – GigaOM
On the heels of their successful quarter with the iPhone, Verizon announced that their next iteration of the iPhone will be a world phone.
Apple Clamps Down On Incentivized App Downloads – TechCrunch
Apple clamps down on incentivized app downloads.
Samsung Plans to Release a 2 GHz Dual-Core smartphone by 2012 – Mashable
Samsung aims to close the gap between the PC and the smartphone by releasing a 2 GHz dual core smartphone by 2012.