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Dan Moren for Macworld
February 1, 2019 6:22 AM PT
The results are in and, despite a downturn in iPhone sales that require reissuing its revenue estimates, Apple still managed to pull in billions of dollars in its latest quarter. Yes, the drop in iPhone sales that we’ve all been talking about did hurt Apple’s bottom line, but the company’s certainly not about to pack it all in.
However, Apple’s most recent report brought to mind a few of the decisions that the company has made in recent years—decisions that don’t always please the end user, but help Apple’s bottom line. The results in the most recent quarter seem to implicitly reaffirm that those decisions are here to stay, no matter how unpopular they might be among some segments of the customer base.