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Apple stops placing orders to some MacBook Pro component suppliers, say sources in supply chain

Dec 3, 22:12

Apple has recently stopped some of the component orders for its 13-inch MacBook Pro due to the vendor already having high inventory levels for the components. These suppliers have...

Apple business helps South Korea-based suppliers overcome weakness in small-size display market, says IHS

Nov 30, 16:12

Benefiting from their sales of LCD to smartphone and tablet OEM services, most notably to Apple, Korea-based panel suppliers in September 2012 defied a decline in the overall small-...

Apple may seek 3rd supplier for iPad mini panels

Nov 29, 20:57

Apple may seek a third supplier for its iPad mini panels due to poor shipments from Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) as a result of low production yields, according to industry sour...

Upstream supply chain to push iMac shipments in December

Nov 28, 20:58

As Apple's iMac shipments were reportedly being delayed due to weak yield rates, sources from the upstream supply chain have said that yield issues have improved and related component...

Apple CPU orders raise concerns over TSMC production capacity

Nov 28, 11:47

The semiconductor industry is now more concerned about how Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacture Company (TSMC) is going to distribute its production capacity, and what proportion of revenues...

Apple supply chain to benefit from new Apple products in 1Q13

Nov 27, 16:16

Parts providers in Apple's supply chain will reportedly have to wait until the first quarter of 2013 to see their revenues bump up as the result of Apple's newly released iPad mini...

Digitimes Research: Entry-level to mid-range models to drive smartphone sales momentum in 2013

Nov 26, 14:23

Entry-level to mid-range smartphones sold to emerging markets will serve as growth drivers for the smartphone industry in 2013. Vendors which offer complete lineups of low-priced...

LG Display still supplies most panels for iPad mini, say sources

Nov 23, 15:40

LG Display (LGD) is still the largest supplier of panels used in Apple's recently-launched iPad mini, as AU Optronics (AUO) continues to suffer from poor yields in the production...

Samsung, Apple patent disputes may escalate

Nov 23, 10:27

Samsung Electronics seems to be determined to continue to its patent disputes with Apple after the US smartphone vendors reached a settlement with Taiwan-based HTC, according to industry...

Patent disputes hike royalty fees for Android handset makers

Nov 22, 14:22

Hardware vendors who use the Android platform for mobile devices are now finding their costs mounting up because of royalty payments, mainly to Microsoft and recently to Apple, according...

Apple suppliers to enjoy particularly strong 1Q13

Nov 19, 11:31

Apple's suppliers, including contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) which have entered the vendor's...

Foxconn sees more MacBook orders from Apple

Nov 14, 21:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reportedly seen an increase in 15-inch MacBook Pro orders in the second half and is currently supplying 10-15% of Apple's total...

Commentary: Will Apple soften its stance against Samsung after reaching peace deal with HTC?

Nov 14, 10:59

The announcement of a comprehensive settlement of patent lawsuits between Apple and HTC comes as a surprise to the smartphone industry, given Apple's previous hostile attitude against...

Apple to trial production of iPhone 5S soon, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 12, 16:17

Apple is expected to begin trial production of a new version of its iPhone 5, or iPhone 5S, in December with initial production volumes likely to top 50,000-100,000 units, according...

HTC, Apple settle patent dispute

Nov 12, 10:53

HTC and Apple have jointly announced that they have reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement.

Apple sells 3 million iPads in 3 days

Nov 8, 16:05

Apple has announced it has sold three million iPads in just three days since the launch of its new iPad mini and fourth generation iPad, double the previous first weekend of 1.5 million...

Apple seeks direct product production from material makers, say sources

Nov 8, 15:43

Apple is reportedly directly communicating and putting in orders with upstream material makers to produce various products that have specialized specifications while skipping assemblers...

Apple unlikely to reach 30% growth in 2012 MacBook shipments, say Taiwan makers

Nov 6, 21:21

Apple in early 2012 aimed at 30% growth in shipments of MacBook series notebooks from 2011, but viewing that shipments of MacBooks in the fourth quarter have so far been behind schedule,...

Commentary: Notebook ODMs face uncertainties in tablet market

Nov 6, 16:16

The rise of tablets and smartphones, plus the economic downturn in the US and Europe, have been causing PC brands such as HP, Dell and Acer to report unsatisfactory sales results...

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FIH assembling Apple iPhone 5, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 6, 13:59

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset arm of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision), reportedly began assembling iPhone 5s for Apple in October, and the company is expected...

Largan announces over 70% on-year growth in October revenues

Nov 5, 22:55

Largan Precision has announced revenues of NT$2.42 billion (US$82.69 million) for October, up 34.3% on month and 71.46% on year, while the company expects to continue achieving growth...

Samsung reportedly delays new logic fab construction

Nov 5, 21:53

Samsung Electronics is likely to put off the construction of a new logic fabrication facility dubbed Line-17, due to the possibility of losing a portion of orders for Apple's next-generation...

iPhone 5 shipments to top 40 million units in 4Q12, say sources

Oct 30, 22:25

Shipments of components for iPhone 5 from the supply chain will be ramped up to 13-14 million units in November and to 16-18 million units in December, bringing total shipments of...

LG Display acquires most panel orders for new Apple products

Oct 25, 15:41

LG Display (LGD) has acquired most of the panel orders for all Apple's new products which were announced on October 23 including the iPad mini, fourth-generation iPad, 13-inch MacBook...

Radiant lands nearly all BLU orders for new Apple products, say sources

Oct 25, 15:29

Radiant Opto-Electronics has reportedly landed nearly all backlight unit (BLU) orders for use in Apple's recently announced new products, which will most likely push the company's...

Digitimes Research: Apple has chance to become the fifth largest PC brand in 2013

Oct 25, 11:25

Apple has released its new iMac, Mac mini, 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad. For the Mac product lines, which are all heading towards...

Foxconn seeking to reduce its dependence on Apple orders

Oct 24, 21:12

As Apple's order volume to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has been increasing each year and already accounts for more than 40% of Foxconn's current revenues, the...

Apple introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and new iMac systems

Oct 24, 15:49

Apple has introduced an all-new version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro featuring a Retina display and all flash storage in a new compact design. At 0.75-inch and 3.57 pounds, the 13-inch...

Apple introduces iPad Mini and 4th-generation iPad

Oct 24, 10:17

Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

Taiwan market: Launch of iPhone 5 may be delayed until late November

Oct 23, 16:55

The launch of iPhone 5 in Taiwan is likely to be deferred until late November or even early December compared to the original schedule set for early November, according to retail...

Smartphone platforms can be transferred to TVs, says Sengital CEO

Oct 23, 10:30

During the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), Alan Lam, founder and CEO of Hong Kong-based design and engineering company, Sengital, indicated that demand for tablets and...

Rumor about delays in Apple launch of Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro emerge; but are quashed by Apple's supply chain partners

Oct 22, 21:21

Apple is ready to announce its new products on October 23 in North America with 7.85-inch iPad Mini, Mac Mini, iMac and 13-inch Retina Display-featured MacBook Pro have been named...

Tablet brand vendors seeking cooperation from telecom carriers to compete against first-tier players

Oct 19, 14:44

As Microsoft, Apple and Google are all attacking the tablet market with competitive products, smaller tablet brand vendors including white-box players have been seeking solutions...

Acer planning AcerCloud 2.0 service

Oct 17, 22:14

Acer is looking to launch AcerCloud 2.0, expanding its existing Android service platform to also support both Microsoft Windows and Apple iOS, while the new service will also be expanded...

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IC vendors Parade, iML to benefit from new offerings from Apple, say sources

Oct 17, 22:00

With Apple beginning to send out invitations for an event likely to announce the iPad mini and new MacBooks on October 23, IC design firms Parade Technologies and Integrated Memory...

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    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Apple 21.5-inch entry-level iMac all-in-one PC

    Apple has introduced a new 21.5-inch iMac starting at US$1,099. Featuring an ultra-thin design, a 21.5-inch display, Core i5 processors and the latest OS X operating system, the new...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Apple new MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Late 2013)

    Apple has updated MacBook Pro with Retina display, with prices starting at US$1,299. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display features fourth-generation dual-core Intel Core i5...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Apple iPad mini with Retina display

    Apple has announced the iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen. The new iPad features the Apple-designed A7 chip with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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