Following the release of iOS 8 beta 4 a few days ago, a new BGR report claims that the release date for iOS 8 beta 5 is slated for August 4th. Apple will then follow up with the release of iOS 8 beta 6 on August 15th, as the beta testing cycle begins coming to a close. A long wait is then expected until the final iOS 8 GM version arrives.Â
Yesterday, Â Apple posted quarterly revenue ofÂ $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted shareÂ in the thirdÂ fiscal quarter of 2014 (secondÂ calendar quarter of 2014),Â compared to $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, from the previous year.
Earlier this week, forensic scientist and iPhone jailbreak expertÂ Jonathan Zdziarski had raised concerns over the so-called backdoor services includedÂ in iOS thatÂ couldÂ make data collection easier for both the iPhone maker and government agencies.Â
Apple will reportedly stagger the debut of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this year to better manage each release
During its Q3 2014 earnings call, which outlines the results of the company’s quarterly revenue report, Apple unveiled key details for many of its products, including iTunes. The tone for the service was quite positive, with plenty of high numbers showcasing the power of Apple’s digital service and storefront.
While strong sales of the iPhone and Mac helped Apple post rather impressive third quarter results, the iPad has declined in sales for the second consecutive quarter. But before you interpret that statistic as the iPad being doomed, read ahead for reasons why Apple CEO Tim Cook and company are not concerned about the tablet’s sales.Â
On July 22, Apple officially announced their quarterly earnings, for the time period ending June 28, 2014. The company revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. Compared to $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, from the previous year.