Apple said it sold 37.4 million iPhones and 19.5 million iPads in its fiscal 2013 second quarter, which ended March 30, beating analysts' expectations for around 35 million iPhones and 17 million iPads. In the year-ago quarter, Apple sold 35.1 million iPhones and 11.8 million iPads.
Just after rival Samsung Electronics announced its flagship Galaxy S4, Apple launched a new website to highlight what it considers to be the superior aspects of the iPhone 5 and its iOS platform.
Apple's marketing chief, Phil Schiller, is going on the warpath, blasting Google's Android platform and touting the iPhone just ahead of rival Samsung Electronics' introduction of its Galaxy S IV Android smartphone. Schiller gave a series of interviews in an attempt to blunt the impact of the S IV, actions that analysts saw as a defensive crouch for Apple.
Apple Senior President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller opened fire on archrival Google's Android mobile operating system, proclaiming "Android is often given as a free replacement for a feature phone and the experience isn't as good as [Apple's] iPhone" in an interview with The Wall Street Journal .
Apple Senior President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller took a potshot at rival Google following a report that its open-source Android operating system is to blame for close to 80 percent of all mobile malware threats identified in 2012.
Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was "very receptive" to the idea of a 7-inch iPad by early 2011, according to evidence submitted during the patent-infringement trial between Apple and Samsung Electronics.