Today there's been quite the outpouring of yahoos and woops for the release of Apple's first quarter results which showed a growth in revenue by 71 percent and an earnings growth of 78 percent. Wowzers. Not only that, but iPads alone sold 7.33 million, that's MILLION during this past quarter. That's a lot, if you don't already know. This might very well be because of the apparent lack of competition in tablet-based computers on the market. Today in the accompanying sales call with Apple, COO Tim Cook took time to respond to a question on competition, and his words were sharply put.