Sales for Macs came in at about 4 million units, a 7 percent increase; iPods, 7.7 million, a 15 percent unit decline.
China said Friday it had broken the barrier of one billion mobile phone accounts at the end of February, as more people in the world’s most populous country ditch fixed phones.
An independent investigation has found “significant issues” among working practices at Chinese plants making Apple iPhones and iPads.
The firm will do battle with established operating systems such as Android, iOS and the forthcoming Windows effort.
China Telecom plans to offer its 106 million subscribers the Apple Inc iPhone by the end of 2011.
US high-tech giant Apple said staff at its flagship Beijing store acted in self-defence when a fight broke out, resulting in injuries to a customer who has since been compensated, reports said Tuesday.
Four people were taken to hospital and a glass door smashed as a near-riot broke out at Beijing’s top Apple store among crowds rushing to snap up the popular iPad 2 tablet computer, according to state press.
They’re in India and China, and they’re being made to meet the exploding demand for communications on the move in developing countries.
The new policies, which were posted on the Apple China site (Google Translation), require customers to make an online booking for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS and schedule a day and time to pick it up.
India has relaxed an eight-month ban on imports of telecommunication equipment, approving orders from China’s ZTE and Huawei and Finland’s Nokia Siemens Networks, executives said Wednesday, as security fears fade before a high-priority roll out third-generation wireless infrastructure.