Apple has today released its second-quarter results, and there’s both good and bad news for the company, according to AppleInsider. Starting off with the bad news, Apple reported that its second-quarter profits fell by 18% to $9.5 billion from $11.6 billion in the year-ago-quarter, on sales of $43.6 billion, the first fall in profits for Apple for nearly 10 years. On the up side, that revenue figure is up from $39.2 billion in the year-ago-quarter. Apple said that it sold 37.4 million iPhones, and 19.5 million iPads in the quarter, as well as 4 million Macs. Both iPhone and iPad sales have increased, up from $35.1 billion and 11.8 million respectively in the year-ago-quarter, with the Mac sales figure staying still at 4 million previously as well.
[FONT=&]Apple also published the following guidance for the fiscal 2013 third quarter:[/FONT]
[FONT=&]Source:[/FONT] Apple beats on revenue but sees profits fall for first time in nearly a decade, Apple