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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.