Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Reduces Price of iPhone 4 and 4S By Up to 25% in Brazil

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According to a report from O Globo, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has reduced the price of the iPhone in Brazil by a substantial amount, lowering them down to over 25%. The Cupertino company lowered the price of the 8 GB iPhone 4 to R$ 1099 (US$544) from R$ 1499 (US$741) and also … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has More Retail Stores in Pennsylvania than All of China

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) currently operates six retail stores in greater China, and serves more than 216 million people per store, in comparison to the total population in the country. AAPL has two retail stores in Beijing, three in Shanghai, and one in Hong Kong. In 2010, when Ron Johnson was … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Grants ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Access to Foxconn Factories

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In an unprecedented move by Apple Inc. (AAPL), the company has allowed ABC’s ‘Nightline’ to access and report on Foxconn factories in China. Apple in recent times has come under the spotlight due to allegations of forced over time, under age labour and explosions in its supply chain factories. AAPL … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Responds to Reports of Working Conditions at Supplier Factories

AAPL CEO Tim Cook

Reports about the treatment of workers at Apple Inc. (AAPL) Supplier factories in other countries surfaced on Thursday, revealing that the companies ignored many issues with their workers, many cases which led to suicide in a Foxconn factory. On Friday, AAPL CEO Tim Cook responded to the reports, suggesting that … Read the Full Story →

iPad 3 Media Event Planned for Early Feb?

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On Tuesday, Japanese site Macotakara reported that Apple is planning to hold an iPad event in early February to announce the iPad 3, which is expected to arrive with iOS 5.1. The website pointed out that they had an Asian supplier and a source in the U.S who could confirm … Read the Full Story →

iPad 3 to be unveiled on Steve Jobs’ Birthday, February 24th?

On Friday, FocusTaiwan reported that Apple is pushing to introduce the rumored iPad 3 by late February, more specifically on the 24th, what would be the 57th birthday of late Apple Chairman and former CEO, Steve Jobs. Apple is pushing manufacturing partners to a dealine on the 24th in order … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 5 to be ‘Thinner and Lighter’ Available Third Quarter?

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Apple might be preparing for a “Thinner and Lighter” iPhone, rumored to be called iPhone 5 / 4S. The next gen iPhone is believed to be pegged for a third quarter launch and the company will have a production target of 25 million … Read the Full Story →

Foxconn Factory Fire Could Impact iPad 2 Production

One of Foxconn’s manufacturing plant located in Chengdu, China caught fire due to an explosion on Friday. According to MIC Gadget the explosion happened in the “operating room” and this particular building is reportedly part of iPad 2 assembly line. Apple Inc. responded to All Things Digital’s request for a … Read the Full Story →

Three Foxconn Employees Arrested for Leaking iPad 2 Design

DigiTimes has revealed that 3 Foxconn employees accused of leaking iPad 2 designs have now been arrested by local police, according to a Chinese-language sznews.com report. The trio are being held responsible for the leaks that saw third-party companies release protective cases for the second-generation tablet before it was even … Read the Full Story →

Foxconn promises 20% wages hike

Yesterday we covered a story on recent Foxconn suicides. The company where iPad, iPod touch and iPhone are being manufactured. Foxconn factory in China currently employs more than 400,000 workers and has been in the news as more than 13 employees have tried to commit suicide. We have been reading stories and comments … Read the Full Story →

Many [More] Suicide attempts at Foxconn Today

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This is not the normal kind of story we cover. But we think it is appropriate that we pause to spare a thought for the traumatic time that Chinese tech workers are going through at the moment. Today it seems that several workers at the Foxconn factory in China, where … Read the Full Story →

New iPhone 4G / HD Volume and Tech Specs Info Leaked

Manufacturing details of new iPhone 4G / HD have been reportedly leaked by Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) component supply partners in Taiwan and China Foxconn is reported as aiming to produce 24 million 4th generation iPhones this year alone. And is expecting to start shipping them in June. The suggested split for these … Read the Full Story →