Topic: iPad 2
05/04/2011, 11:05 am
A large number of companies hope to take on Apple's iPad with their own tablets later this year, but the sheer number of options and limited consumer interest may lead to excess inventory.
05/03/2011, 01:05 am
Apple manufacturer Foxconn reportedly has a list of requirements to be met by the Brazilian government before the company agrees to invest $12 billion in facilities that could eventually produce the iPad and iPhone in Brazil.
04/29/2011, 03:04 am
The rollout of Apple's iPad 2 in Asia drew thousands of interested customers looking to be among the first to officially purchase the touchscreen tablet in their countries.
04/28/2011, 10:04 am
Local authorities in China arrested three Foxconn employees months ago, and in March officially charged them with leaking the design of Apple's iPad 2 before the device was unveiled.
04/27/2011, 08:04 am
Apple on Wednesday officially announced that the iPad 2 will debut in Japan, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey and UAE this week [updated].
04/25/2011, 08:04 am
Apple's 10-Q form filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has revealed the largest sequential increase in purchase commitments for a March quarter to $11 billion, as iPad 2 production ramps up.
04/22/2011, 08:04 am
Apple's struggles to meet demand for the iPad 2 in the second quarter of fiscal 2011 were allegedly due to production problems and quality concerns with components, including LCD panels and speakers. That has prompted one research firm to cut its 2011 sales forecast by 4 million units, to 39.7 million.
04/20/2011, 11:04 pm
Apple is believed to be ramping up shipments of the iPad 2, especially the white model, to reach 100 percent sequential growth in the company's third quarter of fiscal 2011, according to one analyst.
04/20/2011, 06:04 pm
Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook said the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan did not have a material impact on the supply or availability of components for Apple's iPad 2 or other products last quarter, and he also does not expect the situation to affect the company in the near future.
04/20/2011, 01:04 pm
New iPad 2 orders placed through Apple's online store are now estimated to ship within one to two weeks, as availability of the popular touchscreen tablet continues to improve.
04/20/2011, 11:04 am
More than a month after a deadly earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, the longterm effects on Apple's supply chain are becoming clearer, with report characterizing them as "significantly damaged."
04/19/2011, 09:04 am
Apple will reportedly add Chimei Innolux Corp. as a third supplier of touch panel sensors and displays for the iPad 2, as the company works to secure more components and boost production of the hot-selling device.
04/18/2011, 10:04 am
Though Best Buy advertised that its stores would have iPad 2 stock available for sale on Sunday, numerous customers came away empty handed as availability of Apple's touchscreen tablet remains limited.
04/18/2011, 09:04 am
Apple is said to be testing a new LED backlight maker in an effort to expand its supply of components for the still-hard-to-buy iPad 2.
04/17/2011, 02:04 pm
Apple's U.S. retail expansion of the iPad 2 continues, with the second-generation touchscreen tablet now on sale at select Toys R Us locations.
04/15/2011, 10:04 pm
In a move that could help defuse ongoing tension between the two companies, Adobe has revealed plans to support streaming video on the iPad 2 by adding support for Apple's HTTP Live Streaming standard to its Flash Media Server product.
04/15/2011, 08:04 pm
A leaked internal memo from Best Buy indicates that the big-box retailer plans to make a marketing push for the iPad 2 on Sunday, April 17, and will resume taking reserve orders for at least a week after the promotion.
04/15/2011, 01:04 pm
Cirrus Logic has experienced manufacturing problems with an audio device that entered high-volume production in March, prompting speculation that the device is an Apple product.
04/15/2011, 12:04 pm
A slow start for the Motorola Xoom tablet has reportedly convinced manufacturers to delay the release of Android 3.0 Honeycomb-based tablets as they hope to compete with Apple's iPad.
04/14/2011, 08:04 am
Sales of the iPad in 2011 could exceed some of the highest expectations, as overseas component makers have indicated that Apple could sell 45 million of its touchscreen tablet this year.