When an Apple product succeeds, so do its suppliers. Two of Apple's iPhone suppliers, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) and Hon Hai Precision Industry (a.k.a. Foxconn), posted record-breaking revenues for the month of December, reports AppleInsider. Show More Summary
The iPhone's strong holiday sales helped two of Apple's biggest supply chain partners --?Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Hon Hai Precision Industry --?post record monthly revenues in December, according to the companies' regulatory filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
There are always rumors around that Apple is planning to switch from LCD to thinner, brighter, more power-efficient OLED displays in its iPhones. The latest is a report seemingly originating on Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun cited by GforGames via a Chinese site … So take it with the usual large pinch of salt. Bloomberg reported back […]
Foxconn’s new $2.6 billion factory dedicated to building displays exclusively for Apple will supply OLED panels for future iPhones and wearables, according to a report from leading Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun. Long-time Apple manufacturer Foxconn is supposedly working with … Read more ›
This 3D “sketch” is Apple’s alleged giant iPad, expected to launch this year, Nowhereelse reports (via MacRumors). The French blog claims the photo was sent by the same person that leaked internal Foxconn sketches of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Show More Summary
Rumors of a larger 12-inch iPad have been swirling for months now, but we’ve yet to see any credible parts or renders. That may have just changed, though: renders of a larger rear iPad Pro shell, allegedly from a Foxconn … Read more...
A new internal sketch of Apple's larger-screened iPad Pro has surfaced by way of a Foxconn worker (via Nowhereelse.fr, Google Translate), showing what may be our first look at the large tablet and its physical features. The employeeShow More Summary
Foxconn might get in on Apple’s sapphire producing business, according to a source speaking with Cult of Mac. While Foxconn has no actual experience growing sapphire, it is reportedly very interested in the material, and has been actively pursuing various sapphire related patents … Read more ›
It’s barely been a month since our last roundup of iPhone 7 rumors, yet so much has happened since that there are a whole slew of new rumors to report on. Apple Inc.’s supplier, Foxconn Technology Group, may be supplying it … Continue reading ?
Foxconn Robots Proving Unsuitable for iPhone Assembly, Updated Versions in the Works (MacRumors) Source: Chinese website Chance it's true: Who knows As with all rumors related to Apple's supply chain, there's no real way for us to ever know whethe...
Foxconn wants to start replacing some of its human workers with robots, but Apple isn't happy with the accuracy of its first-generation assembly bots. The humans win this round.
Foxconn recently deployed robots to help assemble iPhones and other Apple devices, but so far the program may not be as successful as first anticipated. According to the Chinese economic website Jiemian (via G for Games), the first-generation...Show More Summary
Foxconn has been working to replace its human workforce with robotic “Foxbots” for some time now, but it seems that a 2011 promise by CEO Terry Gou to unleash an army of production robots by the end of 2014 won’t be coming … Read mo...
For what seemed like an eternity the mobile rumour mill was tearing itself apart with conflicting reports on whether or not apple would include sapphire glass in the iPhone 6. It did not, and then Apple’s supplier went bankrupt ending many a person’s sapphire display dreams. Show More Summary
Foxconn is said to be gearing up to produce sapphire glass—the tough screen covering many were expecting to see in the iPhone 6—in a newly purchased plant. Read more...
Foxconn Technology Group, Apple's main iPhone assembly partner, is reportedly gearing up to produce sapphire displays for Apple's next generation of mobile devices, according to a report by China Economic Weekly cited by Focus Taiwan. Foxconn...Show More Summary