Apple shipped 8.3 million units of its iPhone in Q1, helping the company to its $3.38 billion profit. Apple COO Tim Cook said on the Q1 earnings call Jan. 25 that business use of the iPhone doubled since the release of the faster iPhone 3GS last summer. Cook said roughly 70 percent of Fortune 100 companies are testing or using iPhones as their corporate communications device, thanks largely to support for Microsoft Exchange. This sets the stage for the iPhone's assault on RIM's BlackBerry, analysts believe. - Apple doubled in the first quarter the number of iPhones it sold in the first quarter from a year ago, shipping 8.3 million
units of the world's most popular smartphone and pushing the company to its
$3.38 billion profit.
But don't think those devices all went to teenagers and soccer moms. Yes,