09/14/2011, 02:09 am
Facing pressure from South Korean regulators over its iPhone warranty, Apple has agreed to revise its policy in the country to begin allowing customers to trade faulty devices for brand new ones. Also, a Brazilian government official has said that Apple manufacturer Foxconn is ready to produce iPads in country and should start shipping the tablets this December.
09/12/2011, 09:09 am
Even with an improved antenna design, Apple's next-generation iPhone is expected to look largely the same as the current iPhone 4, and it will also feature the same amount of RAM: 512MB.
09/07/2011, 11:09 pm
A new report claims Foxconn Electronics has ramped up production of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone to 150,000 units per day, with shipments expected to reach 5-6 million in September.
09/04/2011, 03:09 am
A new report claims Apple manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron have begun producing the hardware for Apple's next-generation iPhone in preparation for the finalized version of iOS 5, which is rumored to arrive in time for an early October launch in the U.S. and a late October launch in Asia.
09/01/2011, 09:09 am
Apple's overseas manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly expected to ship an enormous 20 million iPad 2 units to Apple in this quarter, setting the company up to once again break sales records.
08/31/2011, 09:08 am
A new report from China has accused Apple of being unresponsive to concerns over pollution, as well as taking advantage of lax environmental protection rules in developing countries to manufacture its products.
08/23/2011, 08:08 pm
Samsung is reportedly considering outsourcing notebook production to Taiwan-based OEMs, a move which sources attribute to the company’s unofficial interest in purchasing HP’s PC business [updated with Samsung response].
08/23/2011, 07:08 am
Apple's Far Eastern suppliers are currently manufacturing a cheaper version of the company's existing iPhone 4 in addition to an all new iPhone with a slightly larger display, both of which are slated for an introduction by the end of next month, Reuters is reporting.
07/31/2011, 10:07 pm
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has announced plans to substitute a percentage of its workers with a million robots in the next three years.
07/13/2011, 07:07 am
Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn is said to be working to persuade the company into signing a new deal that would make it the sole builder of a new iPad model, rumored to launch later this year.
07/05/2011, 02:07 am
A new report claims Apple manufacturer Pegatron has received orders to produce 15 million units of the "iPhone 5" as the device's expected fall launch nears.
07/01/2011, 10:07 am
Apple's component suppliers in Taiwan are gearing up and preparing materials for the production of the iPhone 5 and iPad 3, set to hit the market in October, according to a new report.
06/18/2011, 12:06 am
Brazil's Minister of Science and Technology has revealed that Foxconn is scheduled to start iPad production in the country in September, while Apple has posted a new ad showcasing the iPad 2.
06/15/2011, 03:06 pm
Three Chinese people this week were sentenced to prison terms for stealing information from a supplier about Apple's iPad 2 before it was announced.
06/02/2011, 12:06 pm
Weeks after an explosion at a Foxconn iPad 2 polishing plant in Chengdu, China, killed three and injured 15 people, the facility has reopened.
05/27/2011, 08:05 pm
The New York high school student who made thousands of dollars selling unauthorized white iPhone 4 conversion kits said in an interview that he learned of Apple's lawsuit against him through media reports.
05/24/2011, 02:05 am
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has announced the temporary closure of all of its polishing workshops for inspections, with the aim of preventing the reoccurrence of an explosion at a Chengdu, China plant that killed three workers last week.
05/23/2011, 08:05 am
An explosion last week at an iPad 2 production plant in Chengdu, China, is not expected to have a major impact on Apple, as less than 20 percent of production volume is said to have come from the plant.
05/20/2011, 12:05 pm
Two workers were killed in a large explosion Friday at a Foxconn manufacturing plant in Chengdu, China, that assembles Apple's iPad 2. Apple has issued a statement acknowledging that it will look into the matter.
05/12/2011, 09:05 am
Issues in Apple's overseas supply chain, including shortages of both labor and materials, are anticipated to affect shipments of both the iPad 2 and iPhone 4.