While announcing the biggest quarterly earnings by a company ever, Apple also announced that it has achieved a massive milestone: there are over a billion active Apple devices in the world.
In other words, active Apple devices - at least those that have connected with the App Store or iCloud within the last three months - account for more than a seventh of the world's population now.
"The growth of our services business accelerated during the quarter to produce record results, and our installed base recently crossed a major milestone of one billion active devices," CEO Tim Cook said in a statement.
Still, while Apple is celebrating this milestone, its quarterly earnings report did also indicate iPhone sales, which is the company's biggest revenue category, are slowing year-on-year, which could spell trouble for the company.
Still, one billion active devices is huge, especially as it is likely to continue to grow with the iPhone 7 set to release later this year.
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