For the second time in two months, Apple is cutting iPhone production, according to a new report from Nikkei. Citing sources with knowledge of the request, the outlet says Apple has asked its suppliers to produce 10% fewer handsets than originally planned for the January-March quarter.
Apple has cut its sales outlook for the first time in over a decade, but CEO Tim Cook assured employees in an internal memo that he won’t blame external factors for the slowdown in iPhone sales. Here’s the memo in its entirety.
Currently, all Apple products in India are sold by a network of third-party retailers and specializes shops, but the company reportedly wants to turn things around and has come up with a plan to increase its minuscule share of the Indian smartphone market.
As per Apple Online Store, all AirPort Extreme units are now sold out. In some countries like Germany, no AirPort models are available just a few weeks after the iPhone producer announced it had discontinued all AirPort wireless appliances.
Following reports from some early adopters who complained that their HomePod was leaving visible ring marks on treated wood furniture and other wooden surfaces, Apple is reportedly working to rectify the situation by developing a new material.
A new Bloomberg report, short on facts, claims HomePod sales are low based on limited understanding of supply channel checks and unreliable data from Slice Intelligence which 3 years ago said Apple Watch sales were “collapsing”.
Apple’s HomePod sales look off to a strong start, at least when compared to other smart speakers. NPD is out with a new report comparing the HomePod’s first day sales to others including the Google Home Max and Sonos One.
An alternative headline—“This is what failure looks like”—would probably best describe great strides Apple Watch has made in less than three years towards becoming the best-selling wearable product on the market.