Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is setting up a NT$200 million ($6.8 million) investment fund targeting startups that are working on producing new kinds of wearable computers, Bloomberg reports (hat/tip Tech in Asia).... Keep reading...
Apple and its manufacturing partner Foxconn have worked tirelessly over the past few months to build enough iPhone 5s units to meet the incredible global demand Apple saw following the phone’s launch. According to a recent report, Foxconn is churning out 500,000 iPhone 5s handsets each and every day. Show More Summary
We've heard several rumors now that Apple is working on an oversized iPad, possibly 12.9-inch, due in 2014 along with the purported iWatch. Well, according to this new rumor, Apple's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, manufactured five prototype iPads featuring 2K and 4K resolution with a screen size of 12.9-inches.
Apple is testing five 12.9-inch iPad prototypes designed by Foxconn, and the company could end up releasing two versions of the device, according to a report from China. The report suggests “2K” and “4K” screens are being tested, and...Show More Summary
Adding to rumors that Apple is seriously considering a larger iPad model, a Chinese website on Tuesday claims Foxconn has built five prototype versions of the alleged 12.9-inch tablet featuring 2K or 4K screen resolutions.
There have been quite a lot of rumors recently about Apple working on a larger iPad. Rumor has it that the company intends to release a 12.9 inch iPad next year, it is believed that testing has already begun at a Foxconn facility in China. Show More Summary
A new report says Foxconn has built as many as five test models of a new 12.9-inch iPad for Apple to choose from, with the company considering both 2K and 4K “ultra HD” resolution panels for the tablet. Actual resolution details have not been mentioned by PadNews (via UnwiredView), the Chinese publication reporting the story. Show More Summary
Not too long ago, Piper Jaffray's analyst Gene Munster mentioned that iPhone 5s availability has reached 90% based on a number of stores surveyed by the analyst. Now, a report from The Wall Street Journal suggests Apple's supplier, Foxconn, added more workers to the iPhone 5s assembly lines, resulting in an increase in supply of the handset.
The iPhone 5s was launched to intense demand back in September. Apple quickly sold out of its initial launch inventory and then shipping times slipped down to a couple of weeks. Almost a couple of months after launch, shipping times have now started to improve, estimates range between 3-5 business days on Apple’s online store. Show More Summary
Apple may finally be catching up to demand for the iPhone 5S. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has requested its supplier, Foxconn, shift resources away from the cheaper iPhone 5C and increased production for the iPhone 5S,...Show More Summary
The wait for a new iPhone 5S has shrunk from weeks to days since last month, thanks to increased production of the phone by Foxconn. Apple has asked Foxconn to shift production from the iPhone 5C to the iPhone 5S, according to the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
A new report on iPhone production at Foxconn does an amazing job of putting demand for Apple’s latest iPhone in perspective. The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday issued some insights into Foxconn’s iPhone production that really help illustrate how much work is involved with building and shipping the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Show More Summary
Apple's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is pumping out a record number of new iPhones, Lorraine Luk at the Wall Street Journal reports. A Foxconn executive tells Luk, " We have been churning out about 500,000 iPhone 5Ss everyday, the...Show More Summary
In a bid to increase supply of Apple's flagship iPhone 5s, Foxconn --?the company's largest manufacturing partner --?has dedicated 100 assembly lines to the handset and is now operating 24-hours-per-day, according to Foxconn executi...
Foxconn has added workers to production lines and is “running its factories around the clock” to reduce waiting times for the iPhone 5s, the Wall Street Journal reports. The 5s is now shipping within three to five business days in the U.S. Show More Summary
A WSJ piece on Foxconn ramping up production of the iPhone 5s to meet demand provided an interesting glimpse at some of the numbers involved. Foxconn operates 100 production lines, which are now operating at maximum capacity 24/7 to turn out 500,000 iPhones 5s handsets per day according to the report. Each iPhone represents the combined […]
Yesterday, a survey published yesterday by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster stated that the iPhone 5s is approaching 90% availability in Apple's U.S. retail stores, with supply begin to match consumer demand of the device. Now, The...Show More Summary
Cult of Mac may have previously reported that Apple manufacturer Foxconn was scaling back on iPhone 5c production — instead focusing its attention on the 5s — but it seems that there is at least one place where the iPhone … Read mor...
Yesterday we told you that iPhone 5s finally had the supply it needed to match demand as we draw near to the holidays. Today we tell you why. Having had limited availability in its first weeks, it seems that Foxconn … Read more ›