In this week’s top stories: Steve Wozniak explains the one big problem he was with the iPhone X, Apple reports its Q1 2018 earnings amid growing concern from investors and supply partners, new Macs and iPads coming this year, Nintendo announces its next mobile game and more. Read on for all this week’s news…
This week, Apple officially reported its Q1 2018 earnings, covering the holiday shopping season and the first quarter of iPhone X availability. Despite reports to the contrary, Tim Cook said the iPhone X has been the top-selling iPhone every week since it’s release.
Apple reported profits of $20.1 billion on revenue of $88.3 billion, selling 77.3 million iPhones, 5.1 million Macs, and 13.2 million iPads. Read all of the details right here.
In typical Woz fashion, Steve Wozniak offered up his thoughts on the iPhone X this week. The Apple cofounder expressed his concern with the power button functionality on the side, saying that the multiple functionalities are not intuitive.
Elsewhere, Bloomberg reported this week that Apple has three new Macs with Apple coprocessor under development. While specifics are unclear here, the report said the company is developing two laptops and a new desktop with the chip.
Furthermore, both Bloomberg and Axios reported this week that Apple has delayed some major iOS features until next year, taking this year to instead focus on performance and reliability.
Finally, Nintendo made a big announcement for mobile gamers this week. The company announced that Mario Kart Tour for iOS is currently under development, with a release target of by March 2019.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
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