Best Quarter in Apple history – 56 percent increase in laptop shipments

Steve JobsWhat can I say more: Good products sell! The net result, a simple 27 percent increase in profit last quarter.

“This strong quarter caps an extraordinary year for Apple,” Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said in a prepared statement. “Looking forward, 2007 is likely to be one of the most exciting new product years in Apple’s history.”
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Apple is basking in the sales of products that appeal to people who want technology that crosses productivity, entertainment, and creative bounds. I love my Apple. It was interesting to see the following report in today’s Wall Street Journal:

Shipments of iPods climbed to 8.7 million, up 35% from 6.5 million a year ago. The company said it shipped 1.6 million Macintosh computers, up 30% from a year earlier, in the pivotal back-to-school season. Nearly one million of the computers were laptops, which saw a 56% jump in shipments. Overall computer sales rose to $2.2 billion.

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