Apple talks big numbers, 'iPhone momentum'

live blog During their earnings call, Apple executives tout strong iPhone and iPad sales. They also say they expect the next version of OS X will be out in late summer.

Check back here as Apple goes into detail about its fiscal second-quarter results during a conference call with the financial community.

Apple nearly doubled its profit to $11.62 billion in the quarter and saw revenue surge nearly 60 percent to $39.19 billion, as results were again buoyed by sales of iPhones and iPads in the period. The consumer technology giant sold more than 35 million iPhones and 12 million iPads in the period.

Apple executives CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer typically offer prepared remarks about the company's business before opening it up for analysts to ask questions. We'll have the full play by play here.

You can also listen to the call yourself. Apple is providing a live Webcast of that here.


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Josh Lowensohn joined CNET in 2006 and now covers Apple. Before that, Josh wrote about everything from new Web start-ups, to remote-controlled robots that watch your house. Prior to joining CNET, Josh covered breaking video game news, as well as reviewing game software. His current console favorite is the Xbox 360.

Roger Cheng is the executive editor in charge of breaking news for CNET News. Prior to this, he was on the telecommunications beat and wrote for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal for nearly a decade. He's a devoted Trojan alum and Los Angeles Lakers fan.

 

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