Top iOS news of the week: Big downloads Office, huge revenues, and more

In iOS news this week big numbers dominated with Apple's latest quarterly results, Microsoft Office has a big number of downloads on iOS and Android, and lots of apps available for Apple Watch at launch.

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Apple rides the iPhone to quarterly revenues of $58 billion

Tim Cook reported this week that Apple had earned quarterly revenue of $58 billion, largely due to brisk sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The iPhone alone accounted for $40 billion of the revenue.

The 61.17 million iPhones sold exceeded analyst expectations of 55.7 million handsets.

Source: ZDNet

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Apple HealthKit goes to big LA hospital

An LA hospital has connected 80,000 patients to iOS HealthKit. HealthKit integration with patients of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is the largest connection yet with the over 900 apps that work with Apple's HealthKit.

The LA hospital joins the Mayo Clinic and Duke University Hospital in bringing HealthKit to its patients healthcare.

Source: Bloomberg

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Microsoft: Office reaches 100 million downloads on iOS and Android

Microsoft revealed that Office has been downloaded 100 million times on iOS and Android. The apps that make up the suite have been popular on both platforms since the release.

The touch operation of Office on Android and iOS makes it a very capable solution for both individuals and enterprises.

Source: Neowin

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Apple Watch launched with 3,500 available apps

Tim Cook shared this week that at launch the Apple Watch had 3,500 apps available. Apple's was to have more apps at launch than the iPad.

There were only 1,000 apps for the iPad at launch so the company's work with developers paid off.

Source: ZDNet

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