The company's new Nexus Q is "Designed and Manufactured in the USA" according to the inscription on the device.
A low cost PC would better meet the needs of education, says the software leader and philanthropist.
Piper Jaffray analysts think that in the long run any cannibalizing of Mac sales by iPads will pay off.
A voice dictation feature is planned for the next update of Apple's iOS, effectively bringing some features of the iPhone's Siri to Macs.
Articles by Karen Haslam