Yesterday evening Apple announced results for the third quarter of its financial year, with revenue up just 1% year-on-year to $35.3 billion and net profit down over 21% to $6.9 billion.
31.2 million iPhones were sold during the April-June period, increasing year-on-year by 20% to a record for that quarter, while iPad sales fell 14% to 14.6 million units.
Podcast - 24th July 2013
We start this week's show by discussing the recent quarterly results from Google, Nokia, Vodafone and Microsoft.
There's also time to talk about SIM security, Ubuntu's crowd-funded smartphone, the HTC One mini, smart watches and an unusual process for recharging your phone battery.
Mobile payment service iZettle, which enables businesses to take card payments via an iPhone or Android smartphone, is dropping its transaction fees for UK businesses that take over £2,000 a month.
Rates will fall from the company’s standard 2.75% transaction fee to as little as 1.5%, depending on the total amount processed. The rate reduction applies to all types of card payment.