WWDC 2014: By the numbers

WWDC 2014: By the numbers

Summary: The iPhone and iPad maker's keynote on Monday included updates on financial figures, sales and shipments, and other numerical nuggets. Here's what you need to know.

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Apple chief executive Tim Cook and other senior staff took to the stage at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California to announce the latest and greatest from the technology giant.

With the latest software and features in its mobile and desktop platforms on deck — notably iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 "Yosemite" — the keynote kicked off the week of Apple developer-focused events.

During the keynote, the company's management, lead engineers, vice-presidents, and other key personnel dished out the latest numbers, from sales and shipments through to financials and other figures. 

Here's what was said during the hour-long keynote:

  • 25 years since the first Worldwide Developer Conference 

  • 9 million registered Apple developers, a 47 percent increase from 2013

  • 12 percent growth in Mac market share during the PC decline

  • 80 million Macs installed to date

  • 40 million copies of OS X Mavericks installed to date, about 51 percent of its entire Mac install base

  • 10 major new features in OS X 10.10 "Yosemite," including Handoff, Continuity, and iCloud Drive

  • 800 million iOS-powered devices sold to date

  • 200 million iPad units sold to date

  • 500 million iPhone units sold to date

  • 97 percent overall satisfaction for iOS 7, according to Apple 

  • 130 million customers new to Apple in the past year

  • 89 percent of all iPhone, iPad users on the latest version of iOS 7

  • 1.2 million apps available on the App Store 

  • 300 million visitors to the Apple App Store each week

  • 75 billion apps downloaded to date

Topics: Mobility, Apple, iOS, iPhone, iPad, Mobile OS

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  • iOS numbers impressive, Mac numbers not at all.

    I can't believe they are still counting my Mac from 1991 in their statistics. I haven't used that thing for over 20 years.
    gomigomijunk
    • lol

      They are also counting iPhone users from 2007, as if they are still running
      Jimster480
      • That "97% are using iOS 7" would tend to give the lie to that.

        I have an iPhone 3G and 4 that are still usable, but the iPhone 4 is the oldest one capable of using iOS 7... and does.
        Vulpinemac
      • Best of all...(what the hell is this??)

        "9 million registered Apple developers, a 47 percent increase from 2013"
        +
        "1.2 million apps available on the App Store"
        = totally meaningless statistic.

        What is this ridiculous pair of statistics supposed to indicate to someone who reads them??

        That Apple picked up a whole pile more of registered developers who have not and likely will never develop an app?

        9 million developers...1.2 million apps... how many developers does it take to develop fart app number 15 for example. Its ridiculous. On its own its a pair of statistics that tell a reader who dosnt have a whole pile more of inside information absolutely nothing about whats happening with the Apple development community other than there is a whole bunch more developers than there are apps.

        People who rather like getting meaningful information read stuff like that and wonder what kind of wool someone who says such a thing is trying to pull over whos eyes?
        Cayble
        • Really? That confuses you?

          First, and foremost, a large number of applications never appear in the app store because they're not meant to be sold. Many custom applications are proprietary and developed for internal use by corporations. A lot of labs develop their own applications for entering and tracking experimental results. Second, a large number of commercial applications are created by teams of developers, not individual developers. It seems obvious to me that there can easily be far more developers than apps in the app store.
          BillDem
      • All of my iPhones are still running.

        The ones I'm not using as phones are being used as iPods and are docked with various devices in my house. I'm listening to music on a Bose system with a 3GS permanently docked in it, right now. So, they're still in use. In contrast, I own five extra PC desktops, two laptops, and a netbook which I'm sure are being counted in the installed base of Windows machines, yet I haven't used any of them in years.
        BillDem
    • They're probably not counting it, if it's not being used.

      It's too easy now to count how many unique machines are in operation over today's internet. Of all platforms.
      Vulpinemac
      • Hey Vulpinemac, read read read.

        "500 million iPhone units sold to date"

        When someone says "to date" it means up to the most current figures they have as of today.

        When they do NOT say a specific date they are counting from, like, July 8, they would say we have sold 1000 devices from July 8 to date, if there is no starting date, its always considered to be VERY obvious they mean from EVER, unless they really screwed up their statement.
        Cayble
  • Some good, some bad, some indifferent

    As with anything it's not all "Sunshine, and Roses". I think Cook does not know how to give a presentation at all.
    I hate trolls also
    • Cook isn't Jobs.

      Never will be, either.

      Having said that, he didn't do too bad for a bean counter in a techie's world today.
      Champ_Kind