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Apple Q4 2011 Results: $28.27 B Revenue, 17.07 M iPhones, 11.12 M iPads, 4.89 M Macs Sold

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Rants & Raves

Apple Q4 2011 financial results

Apple has announced some interesting numbers in their Q4 2011 financial results / earnings call. Below you’ll find the prominent numbers.

  1. $28.7 billion in Q4 revenue
  2. $6.62 billion in Q4 net profit
  3. $7.05 per diluted share
  4. 17.1 million iPhones sold in Q4
  5. 11.12 million iPads sold in Q4
  6. 6.6 million iPod sales sold in Q4
  7. 18 billion App Store downloads
  8. 180 million iBookstore downloads
  9. 6 million Lion downloads, since its release this summer
  10. 4.89 million Macs sold in Q4
  11. $10.7 million average revenue per Apple Store
  12. $108 billion in revenue for fiscal year, 66% growth over FY10
  13. 77.5 million Apple Store visits in Q4
  14. 16% of Apple’s revenue came from China
  15. 500,000 apps available on the App Store, available in 23 countries
  16. Apple has $81.6 billion cash available
  17. 13% of Apple’s revenue from retail
  18. iPhone sales up 21% year over year
  19. 93% of Fortune 500 deploying or testing iPhones
  20. Apple set a $37 billion guidance for fiscal Q1 (holiday)
  21. 16 billion songs downloaded from iTunes
  22. iPad 2 available in 90 countries
  23. 34.82 million iOS device sold in Q4
  24. 357 Apple Stores world-wide
  25. $3.6 billion in revenue from Apple Stores
  26. iPod still has >70% share in U.S. 10 years after introduced
  27. Apple plans to add 40 new Apple Stores next Q, 3/4 outside of U.S.
  28. All five stores combined in China have the most traffic
  29. iPhone 4S available in 7 countries, 22 more on their way
  30. 30 new Apple stores were added in Q4

OS X 10.7 Lion Is Available Now! Download It from the Mac App Store!

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Download, Featured, News

Apple’s OS X 10.7 Lion just hit the Mac App Store!! Download it right now

OS X Lion is the next major release of OS X, the world’s most advanced desktop operating system. It includes over 250 new features that will transform how you interact with your Mac. Tap, swipe, and scroll your way through your apps using fluid Multi-Touch gestures that make everything you do feel more natural and direct. Full-screen apps take advantage of every pixel of your display — perfect for reading email, surfing the web, or browsing photos. Launchpad gives you instant access to all the apps on your Mac in a stunning new layout where you can quickly find any app and open it with a single click. And Mission Control brings together Exposé, full-screen apps, Dashboard, and Spaces in one unified experience. With a gesture, your desktop zooms out, displaying a bird’s-eye view of everything running on your Mac and making it easy to navigate anywhere with a click.

The $29.99 download is 3.5GB. OS X Lion 10.7 is the first version of OS X to be distributed exclusively through the Mac App Store, so you’ll have to be upgraded to Snow Leopard 10.6.8 to install the update. A license to run OS X Lion costs $29.99, which can run on multiple machines, as long as they are connected to the same Apple ID.

Apple Smashes Q3 Earnings Estimates with Record Revenues and Sales

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, iPad, iPhone, News

Apple has just posted their Q3 2011 financial results. The company posted revenue of $28.57 billion, with 9.25 million iPads, 20.34 million iPhones and 3.95 million Macs sold. Wall Street estimate was earnings of $5.80 per share and revenue of $24.92 billion.

CUPERTINO, California—July 19, 2011—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 third quarter ended June 25, 2011. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $28.57 billion and record quarterly net profit of $7.31 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $15.70 billion and net quarterly profit of $3.25 billion, or $3.51 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 41.7 percent compared to 39.1 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

The Company sold 20.34 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 142 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 9.25 million iPads during the quarter, a 183 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 3.95 million Macs during the quarter, a 14 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 7.54 million iPods, a 20 percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter.

In Q2 2011, the company posted revenue of $24.67 billion with 4.69 million iPads, 18.65 million iPhones and 4.69 million Macs sold. Apple will provide a live audio feed of its Q3 2011 conference call at 2:00 PM Pacific.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server GM and iCloud Beta 3 Download Now

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Cloud, Download, Featured, News, Software

Apple has seeded Mac OS X 10.7 Lion’s GM build to developers along with Server Edition and iCloud Beta 3. In a previous post we put tons of links to download OS X Lion GM. Now upgrade to Server Version and get iCloud Beta 3 in the below links:

The GM build is generally the build that consumers will end up with and ready for mass production; however, if any major bugs are found, there could always be another seed. Apple has also released a new preview for Xcode. You can download OS X Lion GM below: Links:
  • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server GM12.16 MB
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  • iCloud Beta 3 | 25.03 MB
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