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Apple Has Best Non-Holiday Quarter Ever

Folks waiting for Apple’s bubble to burst in the technology industry are just going to have to keep waiting. The company has released its financial results for its second fiscal quarter of 2010: profits were up 90 percent compared to a year ago and the company sold 33 percent more Macs and 131 percent more iPhones than it did a year ago, with total revenue of $13.5 billion.

“We’re thrilled to report our best non-holiday quarter ever, with revenues up 49 percent and profits up 90 percent,” said Apple CEO Steve Jobs, in a statement. CEO. “We’ve launched our revolutionary new iPad and users are loving it, and we have several more extraordinary products in the pipeline for this year.”

The only dark portion of Apple’s results were iPod sales—but dark is relative. Apple sold 10.89 million iPods during the quarter (which includes the iPod touch). That’s a 1 percent unit decrease compared to iPod sales a year ago.

During the quarter, Apple also sold 2.94 million Macintosh computers and 8.75 million iPhones. The company did not break out sales numbers for it’s just-released iPad tablet computing device. However, the iPhone sales number is interesting: at 8.75 million units, Apple actually sold slightly more iPhones during its second fiscal quarter than the 8.7 million iPhones it moved during the traditionally-peak holiday quarter.

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