Production of 500,000 iPad 2 Units at Risk from Foxconn Plant Explosion

We recently reported on the unfortunate event which took place in one of Foxconn’s plant located in Chengdu, China. The explosion claimed lives of three workers and many were injured because of the flammable dust used for polishing iPad 2 display. Earlier today IHS iSupply issued a report and estimated that the explosion could result in a production loss of … Read More

RavinProduction of 500,000 iPad 2 Units at Risk from Foxconn Plant Explosion

iPhone 4 and iPad Demand Continue to Rise

Apple are in an enviable position for any company. They have cemented their place at the top of the tech industry with another set of stellar financial results, announced yesterday. And they simply can’t produce enough units of their two most popular devices to keep up with consumer demand. In effect they themselves are the only obstacle they have to … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 and iPad Demand Continue to Rise

iPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

I was at one of our local Malls here in Thailand today. Checking the price of Apple gear in stores here is always a good barometer of global supply chains. A 16GB iPhone 4 was marked up at 60,000 Baht, which is over $2000. Whereas a 3G iPad was on sale for 20,000 Baht, which is around $620. The store … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

Apple Delays International iPad Orders Due to Short Supply

Apple have announced today that iPads are in short supply (again), and that deliveries of International orders made from today onwards will slip to the 7th of June. If you have already ordered yours however, then have no fear, it will arrive on the 28th of May as promised. When Apple spoke to UK tech-blog Pocket Lint about this they … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Delays International iPad Orders Due to Short Supply