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Apple reports $3.07 billion profit for Q2 2010

Apple has reported their second quarter results (Q2 2010). With $3.07 billion in profit and $13.5 billion in revenue. Apple said they sold 2.94 million Macs, %33 increase from last year’s second quarter. 8.75 million iPhones, a growth of %131 from last year’s quarter. iPods: 10.89 million iPods, a %1 decrease from last year’s quarter. iPod touch: yearly growth of ...

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Steve Jobs: Mobile Personality of the Year

Steve Jobs has won Mobile Personality of the Year award at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. The award is presented to award “the contributions of individuals, established names, new thinkers, and rising starts, across the global industry and leaders of other industries that have contributed to the growth and convergence of mobile during the last year.” The nominees ...

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Apple announces the “iPad”

Steve Jobs has just announced Apple’s latest product, the iPad. The Apple iPad is 1.5 pounds and have a 9.7″ screen. More updates soon. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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Apple reports $3.38 billion profit for Q1 2010

Apple reported a $3.38 billion profit and $15.68 billion revenue for their first quarter of the year (Q1 2010). From Apple’s press release: Gross margin was %40.9. International Apple sales account for %58 of the quarter’s revenue. 3.36 million Macs sold (%33 increase). 8.7 million iPhones sold (%100 increase). 21 million iPods sold (%8 decrease). “If you annualize our quarterly ...

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iTunes App Store: 3 billion downloads in 18 months

Apple has announced that the iTunes App Store had 3 billion downloads after 18 months of opening the App Store. The App Store had 1 billion downloads in April 2009 then 2 billion in September 2009. From Apple’s press release: “Three billion applications downloaded in less than 18 months—this is like nothing we’ve ever seen before,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s ...

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60,000 iPhones sold on the first day in South Korea

KY Telecommunication company has announced that they have sold almost 60,000 iPhones in the first day of the iPhone in South Korea. That number is %15 of the estimated number of smartphones sold in the country in the 3rd quarter of the year. An interesting note is that only %1 of cellphones in Korea are smartphones, even though they have ...

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iPhone 3GS bundles for Mobily Raqi VIP customers only

The Apple iPhone 3GS is now officially available in Saudi Arabia and sold by Mobily. The iPhone 3GS is unlocked and available with 3 postpaid bundles (99, 299 and 399) and one prepaid bundle for each of the 3 models (iPhone 3G 8GB, iPhone 3GS 16GB and iPhone 3GS 32GB). However the iPhone 3GS 299 and 399 bundles are only ...

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iPhone 3GS in Saudi Arabia on November 7th

Mobily has sent an SMS message to everyone who ordered an iPhone 3GS using their website. The SMS message confirmed that the iPhone 3GS will be released tomorrow November 7th 2009. The SMS message said: “Mobily would like to let you know that the iPhone 3GS will be available starting tomorrow morning at all main Mobily branches and to take ...

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Mobily is now taking orders for the iPhone 3GS

Update: Mobily has fixed their iPhone page to correctly display iPhone 3GS. “The wait is over, and the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet is now available to pre-order exclusively from Mobily. Book your iPhone 3GS now to ensure being the first to recieve it on launch day.” Mobily’s iPhone page got updated today, now it doesn’t even mention the iPhone ...

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Mobily & Apple to launch iPhone 3GS in Saudi Arabia

Update: Mobily is now taking orders for the iPhone 3GS on their website. Mobily announced that they will be bring the iPhone 3GS to Saudi Arabia. Mobily made that announcement in an extremely short and vague press release that can be found on Zawya. The press release stated that Apple and Mobily has “reached an agreement”, did it take them ...

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