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Topic: iSuppli

iPad component costs adjusted, estimated to cost Apple $260

04/07/2010, 08:04 am

With the iPad now in users' hands and its internal components revealed, iSuppli has adjusted its estimated cost to Apple for the 16GB Wi-Fi model higher, to $259.60, due to more silicon than it had anticipated.

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Apple iPad sales predicted to reach 7M in 2010, 20.1M by 2012

04/02/2010, 09:04 am

A new forecast of iPad sales predicts Apple will sell 7 million units in 2010 -- a number higher than most expect on Wall Street -- with sales doubling in 2011 and nearly tripling by 2012.

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16GB iPad components estimated to cost Apple $219

02/10/2010, 09:02 am

Parts for Apple's forthcoming iPad, which will retail starting at $499, are estimated to cost the hardware maker as little as $219.35, a new analysis has calculated.

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AT&T's tough talk on data use seen as part of struggle with Apple

12/11/2009, 01:12 pm

As AT&T this week said it may charge more to bandwidth-heavy iPhone users, one firm believes the wireless carrier has been stung by Apple's new found control of its subscribers through the App Store and iTunes.

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Apple predicted to extend exclusive contract with AT&T

09/10/2009, 02:09 pm

While most predictions of late suggest Apple will end its exclusive iPhone arrangement with AT&T next year, a new analysis bucks that line of thinking.

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New Apple Mac ad features familiar face, Blu-ray PC adoption low

08/25/2009, 02:08 pm

Distinctly voiced actor Patrick Warburton plays a high-end PC in a new "Get a Mac" ad; and a new study suggests that adoption of Blu-ray players for PCs is very low.

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Demand for memory in phones to grow, thanks to Apple

08/06/2009, 10:08 am

A new report predicts that demand for NAND flash memory in cell phones will more than triple by 2013, with a majority of that need being driven by Apple and its iPhone.

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3G iPod shuffle teardown reveals same costs as in 2007

04/14/2009, 06:04 pm

In spite of concerns touted around the web this week that Apple has arbitrarily padded its margins with the release of its latest iPod, a new teardown from iSuppli obtained in full by AppleInsider reveals that the third-generation iPod shuffle costs the same amount of money to manufacture as its predecessor did two years ago.

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iPhone 3G's final build price: just $174.33

07/15/2008, 07:07 pm

In a teardown done with production hardware, research firm iSuppli now says a base iPhone 3G costs just $174.33 in pure manufacturing costs, or less than what it took to build the less capable original.

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iPhone 3G saves Apple over $50 per unit

06/23/2008, 06:06 pm

Even with the newer technology inside iPhone 3G, Apple has managed to trim the price of its handsets by over $50 and is making even more profit on each sale, according to a new cost breakdown by iSuppli.

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