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Posts Tagged ‘Tim Cook’

Apple Reveals New Version of iBooks & iBooks Author

Alongside the long-expected iPad Mini, Apple revealed a new version of iBooks today, counting 400 million eBook downloads since the launch of iBooks.

AppNewser has more: “The new version has continuous scrolling, is better integrated with iCloud, has better sharing tools, and supports more than 40 languages.”

What do you think about the changes? LibraryThing founder¬†Tim Spalding asked a good question on Twitter: “Do people WANT continuous scrolling on iBooks? Strikes me that pages are simpler, and provide a certain rhythm.”

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Apple Sold 15.43 Million iPads Last Quarter

Apple counted a quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion in an earnings call this afternoon, recording impressive device sales for the quarter that ended December 31st.

Check it out: “The Company sold 37.04 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 128 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 15.43 million iPads during the quarter, a 111 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 5.2 million Macs during the quarter, a 26 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 15.4 million iPods, a 21 percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter.

CEO Tim Cook promised: “we have some amazing new products in the pipeline.” The company also revealed that 58 percent of revenues for the quarter were from international sales.