Apple has revealed details of another record-breaking financial quarter, with fiscal Q3 revenues of $15.7 billion and a net profit of $3.25 billion – up from $9.73bn and $1.83bn in the same quarter last year. The company sold 8.4 million iPhones and 9.41 million iPods during the quarter – up 61% and down 8% respectively year-on-year, although sales of iPod touches were up 48%. What’s more, Apple shifted 3.27 million iPads during the quarter. As for Apple’s revenue split between content and hardware, iTunes Store revenues were up 25% to $1 billion for the quarter, but the company sold $5 billion worth of iPhones and nearly $2.1 billion of iPads. One final note: Apple’s massive new data centre – which has been tipped to be used for a cloud-based iTunes service – will be finished by the end of this year.

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