Apple CFO: 'We can't make enough iPhone 3Gs to meet demand'


Apple (AAPL) blew through analyst estimates, set record sales numbers for the quarter for Macs, and sold so many iPhone 3Gs units that factories on overdrive couldn't keep up. In short, Apple had another amazing quarter that sent investors doing cartwheels, buying up shares and sending Apple stock up five percent in after-hours trading (

There was very little hint of any economic slow down in the news from One Infinite Loop. Not only was the present quarter stellar but future signs point to continued rapid growth of the Apple Nation. Most impressive of all -- Apple simply could not make enough of the new iPhone 3Gs handsets to keep up with demand. Oppenheimer said Apple would soon take care of the problem, which seems to be the only one Apple has right now.

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