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Due to trouble in the OLED industry, Apple may only be able to produce 3-4 million iPhone 8 units by September, adding more weight to the claim that the handset will initially be harder to get. Digitimes claims iPhone shipments are being limited by a lack of supply.
SensoMotoric Instruments, a German company focused on computer vision technology, has been acquired by Apple. Axios revealed the deal, which supports Apple's interest in augmented reality, a technology CEO Tim Cook has publicly said will be increasingly important.
iPhones manufactured within India are now reaching retail stores in the country, but one of the primary benefits of local production hasn't immediately been realized. The units aren't any cheaper and so far Apple isn't heavily promoting the existence of its local smartphones.
A number of reports suggest that Apple is preparing a major redesign with the iPhone 8, which should have an all new design, new camera with advanced 3D sensing functionality and bezel-less display. Over the last few weeks, we had a chance to see some images of the handset.
58,000 apps have been removed from Apple's Chinese App Store in just the past two weeks, reports People.cn. That removal count is 10x higher than usual for the store. 33.5% of the removals were for games and the move overall has led to some pushback.
Apple's first retail location in Taiwan is going to open on July 1. The company announced its first store in the country earlier this month, confirming it'd be placed in the Taipei 101 skyscraper. Now Apple has confirmed the Taiwanese retail store will be open on July 1.
Imagination Technologies is putting itself up for sale due to Apple's decision to pursue more internal chip production. Apple is going to design its own iPad and iPhone graphics chips, thereby significantly reducing revenue for Imagination, which had been an important supplier.
Apple intends to renegotiate its streaming terms with music labels so that they don't receive as much from activity on its services. It wants to reduce the cut given to music labels now that its existing deal with labels is close to expiring. The deal covers Music and iTunes.
There are shortages in the global DRAM and NAND chip markets as a result of the iPhone 8, reports Reuters. Component orders from Apple have been large enough to trigger a lack of supply. As such, other companies are having to adjust their ordering practices.
Apple has amended its complaint against Qualcomm in the US to allege the company double-dipped and unfairly received billions of dollars. The complaint was filed with a US federal court in San Diego. Apple says Qualcomm's unfair licensing practices are detrimental.
Apple Music has a new subscription option that's less expensive for those who can afford a large upfront cost. The streaming service can be purchased on an annual basis for $99, which brings down Apple Music's yearly cost by $20. This option is only showing for current users.
President Trump will meet again with leaders in the tech world, including executives from Amazon, Alphabet, and Apple, to discuss ways in which tech can be used to reduce government expenditures. The White House is under the impression that it could massively cut costs.
We can't wait to see what Apple has prepared for us this year. Three new iPhones are in the works and the most intriguing one is definitely the top model - iPhone 8. Various things have been said about the handset, but today we have new images that allegedly shows the design of
Apple's push into original content will be assisted by two executives from Sony Television, Jamie Ehrlicht and Zack Van Amburg. Both are joining Apple to become co-heads of video programming globally. While at Sony, they oversaw the creation of shows like Breaking Bad.
Apple's recently announced iPad Pro has just got to iFixit's lab, which means a complete teardown to find out how hard it is to repair and its actual internal design. The popular teardown website got their hands on the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and discovered this model to be more
Apple's iOS platform does not require that much RAM like Android, but even Apple is slowly bringing up its specifications. The latest iPad Pro tablets were rumoured to pack 4 GB of RAM and that was now confirmed thanks to the newest Geekbench listing.
One of Apple's main suppliers, Foxconn, could be opening a facility in Wisconsin. Representatives from the Taiwanese company are speaking with Wisconsin to set up a plan, reports the Associated Press. If it sets up in the state, Apple products might be assembled domestically.
A secret team within Apple is working to make the iPhone a "one-stop shop" for medical info, reports CNBC. The company already has a known interest in health-related initiatives. HealthKit serves as an existing spot for compiled health info and it's working on health devices.
Google is not a stranger to making its own smartphones, but the company wants to further improve its smartphone business by making its own chipsets. The search giant has hired Manu Gulati to be the "lead SoC architect". For those that don't know, Gulati has spent eight years
Rushin Shah, a leader of Apple's Siri natural language processing team, has left the company for Facebook. Shah departed Apple earlier this month and now we know he's joined up with Facebook's Applied Machine Learning team. He'll work on natural language.