Apple is having a media event underway at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco to unveil its third-generation iPad tablet. The company’s CEO Tim Cook just took the stage to share news about the new iPad. The executive noted that Apple has three post-PC products: The iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad.
“Now any company would be thrilled to have just one of these devices,” he said. “At Apple we’re fortunate to have all three.”
In total, 172 million post-PC devices were sold last year, accounting for 76 percent of Apple’s revenue. He remarked:
We have our feet firmly planted in the post PC future.
Apple now has 362 retail stores that greeted 110 million visitors just during the holiday quarter of last year alone. The company sold a whopping 62 million iOS devices last quarter and 315 million in total—the same numbers Apple shared while announcing the winner of the 25 billionth App Store download.