Apple has announced its fourth profitable quarter in a row, marking its first profitable year in three years. Revenues were $1.6 billion (#936 million) and earnings $106 million (#62 million). The company acknowledged that the iMac was key to the results, shipping 278,000 units in its first six weeks. Apple also claims that over 40% of iMac buyers are new Apple customers, 12.5% of whom are converts from Windows.
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