The global chip shortage has worsened and not even Apple is immune to this industry-wide supply chain problem. According to a new report, the Cupertino company has sharply cut back on iPad production and redirected certain tablet components to the latest iPhone 13 models in order to boost handset inventory and support holiday sales.
iPhone SE, 5G and the upcoming A15 chip should be Apple's answers to the iPhone 12 mini, which the company apparently stopped producing recently due to shockingly low sales.
AirPods 3 may launch alongside new iPhones in September as Apple has reportedly asked its manufacturing partners to kick off mass production of the third-generation earbuds in August.
Demand for Apple's AirPods audio accessories is reportedly falling, with Apple sitting on excess inventory as cheaper brands have offered more affordable alternatives.
Volume production of upcoming iPhone 12 models is slated to start later this month while AirTags, an upcoming item-tracking accessory from Apple, has already gone into production.
The rumor that Apple will be ditching the bundled charger and Lightning-based EarPods earphones in the iPhone 12 box was just corroborated by Japanese media outlet Nikkei.
Apple was predicted to update its AirPods earphones line this year, but it's now increasingly looking that the refresh could be delayed until next year as Apple is moving a substantial amount of AirPods production from China to Vietnam to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Apple was planning to boost iPhone production in the first half of 2020 by ten percent from a year ago, but now its suppliers caution that the coronavirus could impact the production hike.
All three iPhone models that Apple is planning to release in 2020 will boast the world’s “most advanced” 5G chips available, Japanese news service Nikkei reported Wednesday.
Bloomberg reported yesterday that a wireless charging case for AirPods that's compatible with the long-awaited AirPower charger and the Qi standard is coming later this year, and now Nikkei Asian Review confusingly claims that this product will be able to charge iPhones, too.
Apple is reportedly designing a custom power management chip to drive an iPhone battery in an effort to help increase performance of iOS devices while keeping power consumption low.
Apple is thought to work on some kind of an augmented reality headset accessory and now a high-ranking official with one of Apple's key Taiwanese suppliers claims that the rumored device will be coming no later than the year 2019.