Samuel Axon on the present:
Apple’s quarterly earnings calls have fallen into a predictable pattern for the past year or two: iPhone revenues are declining year-over-year, and the Mac mostly remains stagnant, but all of Apple’s other businesses—wearables and services most notably—are ballooning.
iPhones were down, but the company posted its highest revenue ever in a September quarter thanks to good performance from services like the App Store, AppleCare+, and Apple Pay, as well as strong iPad and Apple Watch sales. Total revenue was $64 billion.
And the future? Tim Cook:
There will be a day in the future that we look back and Apple’s greatest contribution will be to people’s health