Originally Posted by commun5
Which company(ies) make(s) the problematic ambient light sensor?
All, some, none.
There is a range of companies who manufacture such components. Is a component from Vendor 1 good enough for...
Originally Posted by Booga
I'm actually starting to see an increasing number of non-iPad tablets on my morning commute. Still way less than half, but until a month ago I'd seen almost none. I've seen a couple of the small form...
Originally Posted by Twelve
This tends to force prices down. If you have 100K extra units, you need to sell them eventually. The price keeps dropping until somebody buys them or a deal is made to give them away for a tax...
Originally Posted by quinney
I imagine they have lots of inventory and production is still running, so they can't just slam on the brakes. It does seem like the handwriting is on the wall in six foot tall letters, however.
Originally Posted by alienzed
Who the heck are ZTE?
A Chinese telecommunications equipment company. They don't have a lot of presence outside of PRC, however since there 1.3 billion people in China, they still serve a large...
Originally Posted by solipsism
Don’t confuse post PC with sans PC.
The iPad isn't kicking all PCs back to the curb. However, it's replacing the second, third, fourth PC.
It may only be capable of doing 75-85%...
Originally Posted by Prof. Peabody
Correction: They make reasonably good "old-timey" style keyboards, (the type with the big clunky keys that have to travel a half inch to register a press), if you like that sort. ...
My guess is that the white variant will not change the gross margin by more than one-tenth of a percent. Whatever R&D it took, it's been written off. They'll make a profit from the white iPhone in an hour or so as stores in Asia open...
Originally Posted by scotty321
I don't understand. Why did Apple even bother at this point?
Because it doesn't cost them any more to make than the black version.
This quarter, Apple will probably sell 18 million iPhones. 59%...