Apple Q1 2013 Results: $54.5 Billion Revenue, 47.8 Million iPhones, 22.9 Million iPads, 4.1 Million Macs

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Apple Q1 2013 Results: $54.5 Billion Revenue, 47.8 Million iPhones, 22.9 Million iPads, 4.1 Million Macs

Apple Q1 2013 Results: $54.5 Billion Revenue, 47.8 Million iPhones, 22.9 Million iPads, 4.1 Million Macs

Apple has just posted their Q1 2013 financial results for the quarter that ended in December 2012. The company posted revenue of $54.5 billion ($13.81 per diluted share), with 22.9 million iPads, 47.8 million iPhones and 4.1 million Macs sold. Apple sold 5.3 million iPods. The company reported quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion.

We’re thrilled with record revenue of over $54 billion and sales of over 75 million iOS devices in a single quarter,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’re very confident in our product pipeline as we continue to focus on innovation and making the best products in the world.”

“We’re pleased to have generated over $23 billion in cash flow from operations during the quarter,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO. “We established new all-time quarterly records for iPhone and iPad sales, significantly broadened our ecosystem, and generated Apple’s highest quarterly revenue ever.

Compared to last year’s Q1, Apple sold a record 47.8 million iPhones in the quarter, compared to 37 million in the year-ago quarter. It also sold a record 22.9 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 15.4 million in the year-ago quarter. Macs fell short of consensus estimates at 4.1 million units, down from 5.2 million in the year-ago quarter. Apple also sold 12.7 million iPods in the quarter, compared to 15.4 million in the year-ago quarter.

Notes from the call:

– Tim Cook: We’ve sold well over half a billion iOS devices including a staggering 10 per second in the last quarter alone.

– 3.7 million iPhones per week, compared to 2.6 million per week year-over-year

– iPhone sales doubled year-over-year in China

– iPhone 5 in over 100 countries by end of December 2012, fastest iPhone rollout ever

– The App Store is now available in 155 countries

– 2 billion+ iMessages are sent per day

– Apple ended the quarter with 401 stores, 150 outside US

– Apple retail: $6.4 billion in revenue ($16 million per store)

– Notification Center sent more than 4 trillion notifications

– Game Center has 200 million registers users

– iMessages has sent roughly 450 billion iMessages—or about 2 billion per day

– App Store is at 40 billion downloads

– Apple sold 2 million Apple TVs during the quarter

Apple To Consider A Plastic Chassis For Its Entry-level Cheaper iPhone

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iPhone 3G Plastic Shell

iPhone 3G Plastic Shell

If Digitimes is to be believed, a new report comes this time to reiterate the story of Apple’s budget iPhone, the new entry-level device is said to feature a plastic chassis, rather than metal or reinforced glass. This comes as a way to cut cost for the hardware pricy parts.

According to the report, the new iPhone will have its internal components visible due to a “special design.”

However, other rumors are circulating that the entry-level iPhone will adopt a chassis mixed with plastic and metal, with the internal metal parts being able to be seen from outside through special design, the sources noted.

Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg recently reported that Apple is working on a cheaper iPhone to launch in 2013 in a retail prices of $99 to $149.

+ Image courtesy of Engadget

Google Maps App for iOS is Now Available on the App Store

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Google Maps for iOS

Google Maps for iOS

As expected earlier today, Google has released an official Google Maps application for Apple’s iOS platform running on iPhone and iPod touch and brings back the old mapping capabilities along with new additions, Street View, Transit and turn-by-turn directions.

Navigate your world with Google Maps, now available for iPhone. Get comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps with built-in Google local search, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, public transit directions, Street View and more. Use Google Maps to discover great places to eat, drink, shop and play, with ratings and reviews from people you trust. Sign in to save your favorite places and quickly access all your past searches and directions from your computer, right on your phone.

Search * Find addresses, places and businesses around the world with Google local search. * Discover places to eat, drink, shop and play, with ratings and local reviews. * Sign in to sync your searches, directions, and favorite places between your computer and your phone.

Directions * Get voice guided, turn-by-turn driving directions. * Find your way by train, bus, subway or walking directions. * Access live traffic information in cities across the world.

Street View and imagery * View 360-degree panoramas of places around the globe with Street View. * See inside more than 100,000 businesses worldwide. * View high resolution satellite imagery of locations around the world.

Simple and easy to use * An entirely new Google Maps experience on your iPhone. * Newly designed and streamlined interface for even easier navigation of your world. * Use gestures to explore the map and browse results.

Google also announced a Google Maps for iOS SDK for developers so they can embed Google Maps into their applications.

Alongside the newly designed Google Maps for iPhone, we’re also excited to announce the Google Maps SDK for iOS. With the Google Maps SDK for iOS, developers can feature Google maps in their applications on the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad. Also, the SDK makes it simple to link to Google Maps for iPhone from inside your app, enabling your users to easily search and get directions.

Download the Google Maps App for iOS from here

iTunes 11 Direct Download Links for OS X, Windows, Windows 64-bit

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iTunes 11 Direct Download Links for OS X, Windows, Windows 64-bit

iTunes 11 Direct Download Links for OS X, Windows, Windows 64-bit

Apple has finally released iTunes 11. The revamped iTunes app features a completely redesigned and simplified user-interface that is cleaner and simpler to use.

iTunes 11 also features a new icon, a new Mini player, and the new App Store a kin to the one in iPhone and iPad. The app is far more integrated with iCloud and takes advantage of the cloud service’s abilities.

Download iTunes for Mac OS X: http://appldnld.apple.com/iTunes11/0…W/iTunes11.dmg

Download iTunes for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8: http://appldnld.apple.com/iTunes11/0…TunesSetup.exe

Download iTunes for Windows (64-bit): http://appldnld.apple.com/iTunes11/0…nes64Setup.exe

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