Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). dumb question - iPod + iTunes + AppleTV Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In dumb question ps5533 Posted: January 23, 2004 4:43PM in iPod + iTunes + AppleTV edited January 2014 yah make fun of me all you want but bare in mind i recently made the switch....who makes apples' hardware? do they do it themselves or do they have a contractor do it?? Comments Reply 1 of 1 curiousuburb Posts: 3,325member January 23, 2004 4:57PM depends which hardware you're talking about...Apple has had assembly plants in Ireland, Taiwan, USA, Singapore, etc...LCD screens are mostly made in Taiwan, as are many other components,but some of the chips on the mobos and the all G5 cpus are made by IBM in Fishkill USAgot a particular bit of kit you're interested in the specific origins of or just asking generally? Sign In or Register to comment.