By Conner Carey
Is Apple doomed to fizzle out like a sparkler on the Fourth of July? I highly doubt it, but the headlines this morning make it sound like the S. S. Apple is suddenly sinking. And that couldn’t be further from the truth. For the first time since 2003, Apple didn’t have a record-breaking quarterly earnings report to share. However, despite a lackluster Spring event with new products that released days before the quarter ended, Apple raked in $10.5 billion in net income for Q2. In case you can’t appreciate that number, here it is with all the zeros: 10,500,000,000.