Topic: iPad 2
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.
06/01/2011, 03:06 am
A new investor report from J.P. Morgan on Wednesday indicates that Apple's competitors in the tablet market have reduced their build plans after receiving an "early dose of reality" in the form of lackluster sales.
05/27/2011, 11:05 am
Apple continues to add component makers to its overseas supply chain, as Chimei Innolux is expected to begin shipping touch sensors for the iPad 2 in June.
05/25/2011, 09:05 am
Apple continues to add component makers to expand production of the iPad 2, with a new report claiming the company will add a Taiwan-based backlight module maker.
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, 12:05 pm
Apple's new interactive iPad 2 displays will not only create interest and generate sales for the touchscreen tablet, but they will also save the company money in the long run, one analyst believes.
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.
05/21/2011, 10:05 pm
Apple retail stores have taken the wraps off Apple's new retail upgrade, which makes use of interactive iPad displays to provide product information, pricing and features.
05/20/2011, 09:05 pm
Apple has taken its online order status feature offline until May 22 ahead of a retail overhaul planned for the same day that will see store employees equipped with iPads and briefed on several pieces of new retail management software.
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.
05/20/2011, 08:05 am
iPad 2 production restraints that affected Apple last quarter are said to have "significantly improved," allowing for improved availability of the in-demand tablet.
05/19/2011, 09:05 am
Apple has been forced to turn to alternative suppliers after at least one component maker in Japan has been unable to meet demand following the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan.
05/18/2011, 10:05 am
Apple stores have been receiving stockpiles of iPad 2 units with magnetic Smart Covers, as Apple is prepared to equip its retail specialists with tablets for on-the-job use, AppleInsider has learned.
05/13/2011, 01:05 am
Samsung is getting ready to show off a 2560 by 1600 resolution 10.1-inch LCD display designed for tablets, approaching Retina-like pixel density, though the display would likely need some work if it were to make its way into Apple's iPad 3.
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.
05/11/2011, 01:05 am
Acer and recently ousted ex-CEO Gianfranco Lanci exchanged heated words this week over who was to blame for a slump in unit sales after Apple's iPad began cannibalizing the low-end PC market.
05/09/2011, 01:05 pm
Amazon has silently added support for browser-based playback of music in its new cloud streaming service on iOS-powered devices. Also, after using iPads owned by Princes Wills and Harry, the Queen of the United Kingdom decided to buy her own.
05/07/2011, 01:05 pm
Just one day after Apple's iPad 2 launch drew long lines in China, conflicting reports emerged Saturday regarding an alleged altercation at an Apple Store in Beijing.
05/06/2011, 11:05 am
After LG screens for the iPad 2 exhibited issues with light leakage at launch, Apple shifted most of its touchscreen purchases instead to Samsung.
05/06/2011, 12:05 am
Apple's launch of the Wi-Fi iPad 2 in China on Friday drew customers and scalpers alike, with anecdotal evidence suggesting that the white model is significantly more popular.