Apple has released quarterly financial results for the three-month period until 29th March 2014.
43.7 million Apple iPhone smartphones were sold, over 16.3 million Apple iPads, 4.1 million Mac computers and almost 2.8 million iPods.
Microsoft has announced a handful of new and updated mobile applications, including the long-awaited launch of ‘Microsoft Office for iPad’.
This comprises three separate iOS apps - Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad - now available in the Apple App Store, along with an update to the OneNote app. The basic apps are free for viewing and presenting files.
Podcast - 26th March 2014
Iain Graham, James Rosewell and Mark Bridge are reunited for their regular weekly look at the latest UK mobile industry headlines.
Today they're talking about smart watches, an Apple iPhone announcement, the new HTC One M8, the closure of Ovivo Mobile, text spam, peer-to-peer messaging, government hacking and mergers.
The new iPhone no-one was expecting
Mark Bridge writes:
New Apple products! New Android smart watches!
You’d be forgiven for not having noticed either of those news stories last week. Apple did indeed announce a new iPhone – but it was simply a new iPhone 5c with just 8MB of memory.
Apple has introduced a new lower-spec iPhone 5c with just 8MB of memory.
Previously the smartphone was only available in 16MB and 32MB versions.