Report: Apple Continues to Rely on China as iPhone 11 Production Plans Fail in India

It is no secret that Apple is heavily dependent on China when it comes to the supply chain. The company talked about relocating its supply chain during U.S. China trade wars and the same is being said now. This time around, coronavirus has dampened Apple’s production plan as the epidemic claimed thousands of lives in China. A new report by the Wall Street Journal claims that Apple’s operation executives suggested in 2015 that the company should shift assembly one of its products to Vietnam. The plan was to train the…

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Facebook is Rolling Out an All-New Messenger app for iPhone, Here’s a Look at What’s New

The redesigned Facebook Messenger app is now rolling out to iOS, and the app is said to be twice as fast as the previous version and one-fourth the size compared to the earlier version. You can now download it from the App Store or update the older version on your iPhone. Mark Zuckerberg has announced through his post on Facebook that his company is now rolling out the massively redesigned Facebook Messenger app to iOS, starting today. He claimed that the new version of the instant messaging app which is…

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Apple Ready to Pay $500 Million to Settle iPhone Throttling Lawsuit in the U.S.

Apple has decided to end litigation by coughing up $500 million. The Cupertino company was accused of deliberately slowing down iPhones so as to force buyers into buying new batteries. The company has denied any wrongdoing but has agreed to pay damages amounting up to $500 million. The class-action lawsuit covers iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE owners in the U.S. Consumers alleged that their phones performed poorly after they updated iOS. This made them believe that the batteries on…

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This Travel Adapter Lets You Charge Up Faster Anywhere [Deals Hub]

If your cell phone has ever gone dead in a foreign country, you know that it can change a pleasant vacation into a hassle very quickly. That’s why one of the first things you should buy when going abroad is a travel adapter that will let you plug into the wide variety of international outlets. While the ability to plug in anywhere is handy – even life-saving – it turns out that’s the bare minimum that a travel adapter should allow you to do. A really good one like the…

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This $53,000 Workstation Powered by a 64-Core Processor Is More Powerful Than Mac Pro

Apple launched the much-awaited Mac Pro last year. The Mac Pro offers a slew of customization options and class-leading computing prowess. Maxed out Apple Mac Pro costs as much as $53,000. Mediaworkstations, a company that builds custom computers has announced Mac Pro rivaling X2. The Mediaworkstations X2 is priced at $53,000, however, it boasts of better specs as compared with Mac Pro. The X2 is powered by two AMD EPYC 64-core processor that offers 256 threads as opposed to the 56 threads offered by Mac Pro. Threads are often referred…

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Grab the HomePod for an Irresistible Deal (Lowest Price Ever)

Apple’s smart speaker HomePod might not be smart, but there’s no doubting its excellent sound quality. Apple reduced the price of the HomePod by $50 to $299. If you have been looking to buy a HomePod but were not willing to spend so much money on it, you are in luck as you can get the smart speaker for only $200 today. That’s a $99 discount on the usual price of the speaker. It is the lowest price ever that we have seen for the HomePod bettering even the deals…

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The US Government Lobbied for Apple Stores in India

Last month, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook confirmed that Apple will be opening its first retail store in India in 2021. The company had been trying to get the necessary approval from the Indian government for the last few years but only managed to succeed now. As it turns out, the White House lobbied for Apple which paved the way for the company to officially have a retail presence in the country. In an interview with Fox News, Tim Cook revealed this saying that the company had wanted to enter the…

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iPhone Camera Module Supplier LG Innotek Shuts Down South Korea Factory Due to Coronavirus Case

Reuters reports that LG Innotek, one of the camera module suppliers for Apple, has had to shut down its factory in Gumi, South Korea after one of its employees was confirmed to have contracted the virus. The plant will be closed on Monday for disinfection. It is unclear if the factory will reopen on Tuesday or later this week. A temporary shutdown of a few days is unlikely to impact Apple. Samsung has also had to close its factory in Gumi after one of its employees was tested positive for coronavirus.…

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Kuo: iPhone Production Not Expected to Improve Until Q2 2020

Ming-Chi Kuo believes that iPhone production will not improve until the second quarter of 2020. iPhone production has been hampered due to the coronavirus outbreak in China which has led to many factories shutting down in the region. While Foxconn has resumed work at some of its iPhone factories after an extended New Year holiday, they are still not working at their full capacity. Apple has also been forced to move production of some of its key products outside of China to its other supply-chain partners. Shipments from iPhone camera…

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