Tim Cook: iMessage and FaceTime saw record daily use in Q2, Apple News reached 125M users


During Apple’s Q2 2020 gain call this afternoon, Tim Cook suggested that both iMessage and FaceTime have set new all-time annals for daily use amid a COVID-19 pandemic.

With many everybody sheltering in place, it’s unsurprising to see record numbers for Apple’s iMessage and FaceTime services. Cook also touted that Apple News reached 125 million monthly users during a quarter, interjection to curated COVID-19 information from “reliable sources.”

Cook also forked out that Apple’s COVID-19 screening application, that it expelled in March, has been downloaded over 2 million times, while a web chronicle has been accessed by 3 million singular visitors so far.

Cook explained that there were 3 pivotal segments to Apple’s business during Q2 2020:

  1. First 5 weeks: Confident it would be a record Q2
  2. Second 5 weeks: iPhone supply became constrained, direct in China forsaken though fast elsewhere
  3. Last 3 weeks: As coronavirus widespread globally, “downward vigour on demand” for iPhone and wearables

Going forward, Cook pronounced that he has a “high grade of confidence” in Apple’s business, indicating out that Apple has always been run for a prolonged term. Ultimately, Cook resolved that while it wasn’t a entertain Apple had expected, he’s never been prouder of a team.

Read more:

  • Apple Stores in Australia and Austria will free in 1 to 2 weeks
  • Apple announces mercantile Q2 2020 earnings: income of $58.3 billion amid COVID-19 concerns

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