As the pandemic continues to strain supply chains the world over, the availability of Macs, iPads and other Apple devices is dwindling in retail stores.
Apple will allegedly select the main Apple Car manufacturer by the end of 2022, with South Korean suppliers apparently already vying to provide parts.
Apple should reelase the tentatively named "iPhone SE 3" in Spring 2022 as its cheapest 5G phone, with the device ostensibly scheduled to enter trial production soon.
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 production is taking a pretty big hit with the news that Apple might cut production targets for the latest iPhone 13 models by ten million units due to the current chip crunch.
Apple was predicted to unveil the third-generation AirPods during its iPhone 13 reveal, but that hasn't happened. Industry sources claim the earbuds have now entered mass production, but does it mean that AirPods 3 could be launching in the next few weeks?
Apple Watch Series 7 mass production should start following the iPhone 13 unveiling as suppliers have resolved manufacturing challenges caused by the device's updated design.
You may be able to buy an Apple Watch Series 7 from day one after all. Apple's suppliers have now resolved production snags and are reportedly starting volume production by month-end.
Apple Watch Series 7 won't have a blood-pressure sensor, Bloomberg claims, although that doesn't mean that a future model won't include it. Also, expect launch availability issues.
Apple suppliers Samsung and LG Display have reportedly kicked off production of OLED panels for the upcoming iPhone 13 family, with Samsung focused on the 120Hz ProMotion screens.
Demand for Apple's AirPods audio accessories is reportedly falling, with Apple sitting on excess inventory as cheaper brands have offered more affordable alternatives.
Apple's next-generation silicon for Macs, dubbed the M2, has reportedly entered mass production ahead of additional Apple silicon Mac hardware introductions expected in late 2021.