Mikey Campbell is the Senior Editor at AppleInsider, where he has covered all things Apple since 2011. He has appeared on Bloomberg TV, MSNBC Live, CNBC, Al Jazeera, MotorTrend's "Wide Open Throttle," CBS5 and TWiT.
TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo estimates Apple notched between 7 million and 9 million combined iPhone 12 and 12 Pro pre-orders over launch weekend, and those numbers will only rise with a start to iPhone 12 Pro Max and mini sales in November.
Apple partner supplier TSMC reported earnings for the third quarter of 2020 on Thursday, revealing strong guidance for the coming period that provides vision into products like iPhone and Apple silicon Macs.
With the introduction of iPhone 12, Apple is no longer supplying handset buyers a standard wall charger or EarPods, a measure the company says will help offset carbon emissions as part of wider corporate environmental initiatives.
Apple at the end of September ceased online sales of third-party headphones, earphones, speakers and other devices as the company prepares to debut a slate of new audio products like AirPods Studio and a more affordable HomePod.
Apple on Friday said it fixed an apparent backend Apple Card issue that caused certain AT&T charges to show up as billings from "Waters, Hardy & Co.," though the small Texas tax firm continues to see a deluge of calls from confused customers.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee held a seventh and final hearing on an investigation into the business practices of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, laying the groundwork for potentially censorious new legislation.
Apple on Thursday announced that its quarterly earnings call for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2020 will be held on Oct. 29, where CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri are expected to detail the company's health heading into what is typically a lucrative fall season.
Apple's plans to integrate Mini LED displays into its various product lines continue to see disruptions from an unstable supply chain, with TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicting iPad Pro to be the first to benefit from the technology.