Apr 23

Apple announces Second Quarter Results

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Apple today announced their financial results for the fiscal second quarter of 2008.

The Company posted revenue of $7.51 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.05 billion, or $1.16 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $5.26 billion and net quarterly profit of $770 million, or $.87 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 32.9 percent, down from 35.1 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 44 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

Apple shipped 2,289,000 Macintosh® computers during the quarter, representing 51 percent unit growth and 54 percent revenue growth over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 10,644,000 iPods during the quarter, representing one percent unit growth and eight percent revenue growth over the year-ago quarter. Quarterly iPhone™ sales were 1,703,000.

These are the best second quarter results in Apple’s history.

Apr 08

Apple Firmware Updates for Numerous Products

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Apple has released firmware updates for many of its products today.

MacBook EFI Firmware Update 1.2
MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.5
MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 1.0
iMac EFI Firmware Update 1.3
Firmware Restoration CD 1.6
Aluminum Keyboard Firmware Update 1.0

Apr 02

Apple Updates for April

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Apple has released quite a few updates in the past week:

Aperture 2.1
Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.3
Firmware Restoration CD 1.5
Security Update 2008-002 v1.1 for Leopard

The second beta version of the iPhone SDK has been released and now includes Interface Builder.