Maybe 2019 was practice for Apple, as it is now used to releasing new products via a press release. That's what it had to do in March 2020 as the whole world self-isolated, and Apple Stores closed their doors.
The LG Innotek factory that supplies iPhone camera modules has closed in Gumi, South Korea after the first case of coronavirus was discovered in the workforce, delivering yet another blow to the Apple supply chain.
Owners of LG smart televisions will soon be able to watch content from the Apple TV+ service without requiring a separate set-top box, with the South Korean electronics company bringing the Apple TV app to a number of screens running webOS.
B&H Photo has issued a triple-digit markdown on the LG 34 inch UltraWide Thunderbolt 3 display exclusively for AI readers. Priced at $779 after $220 in cash savings, this panoramic monitor is height-adjustable and features a virtually borderless design with DCI-P3 98% color gamut.
LG Innotek has reportedly started production of camera modules destined for use in the 2019 iPhone models, with the supplier believed to have been increasing its employee headcount since March in preparation for the high-volume manufacturing process.
Apple's share of the global smartphone market fell year-over-year in the June quarter from 11.3% to 10.1%, attributable by a research firm mostly because of better performance by Chinese vendors and Korea's Samsung.
AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will start arriving on LG smart televisions starting Thursday, the South Korean electronics giant has confirmed, with Apple's streaming and smart home platforms able to interact with the firm's 2019 range of TVs.
LG could be bringing AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to its smart televisions within the next week, bringing the South Korean electronics giant alongside Samsung in having its products supporting Apple's smart home platform.
Beginning July 4 Japan is imposing new restrictions affecting South Korean tech companies, including key Apple suppliers Samsung and LG, in retaliation for a Korean court ruling finding Nippon Steel must pay for forced Korean labor during World War II.