Another impressive quarter for Apple
However, he [Jobs] did not mince words about the company’s progress in quickly becoming a dominant force in the cellphone industry, even against cellphone makers, like Research in Motion, that cater to corporations. “Apple outsold R.I.M. last quarter,” he said. “R.I.M. is a good company that makes good products and so it is surprising.”
Apple said it shipped 2.6 million Mac computers, representing 21 percent growth over the year-ago quarter when it shipped 2.2 million.
It sold 11 million iPods during the quarter, representing 8 percent growth over the year-ago quarter.
Apple said it ended the year with $25 billion in cash and no debt.
For its 2008 fiscal year, net income was $4.83 billion, or $5.36 a share, on revenue of $32.48 billion.