Foxconn is known as one of the biggest tech manufacturers in the world, routinely building electronics and components for some of today’s most popular tech brands, including Apple, Hewlett Packard, and Sony, just to name a few. Recently, one of the company’s senior managers has been reportedly hit with charges over stealing and then reselling about 5,700 iPhone devices manufactured from the Foxconn factory.
Yikes. Apple has disclosed that there is a defect in the batteries of certain iPhone 6s units that causes them to shut down all of a sudden. According to the tech giant, the likely affected devices are those iPhone 6s units manufactured between September and October of last year.
The crew behind Mozilla’s Firefox are releasing a new mobile web browser app designed to run on devices powered by Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. More significantly, it emphasizes private and secure Internet surfing as the core of its overall interface experience.
This should be welcome news to Apple fans. The tech giant’s might be releasing its wireless AirPods during the holiday shopping season after all -- at least, as suggested by an updated AirPod listing found in the website of Alza, an official Apple retailer based in the Czech Republic. The listing also mentioned an expected December ship date.
Apple could be in harm’s way if Donald Trump imposes trade tariffs on China, which has become arguably the manufacturing capital of the world. Well, at least according to an editorial published by Global Times. In that editorial, various theories were thrown regarding possible countermoves by China to any trade war happening when the President-Elect takes office.
Two of the biggest names in the smartphone industry are investing significantly in OLED display screens in order to win new orders for Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 8. Combined, Samsung and LG are investing about $11.3 billion in flexible OLEDs, as reported by Business Korea.
Even if it is still Halloween, it is natural for mobile operators to be already preparing for the next upcoming holiday. Thanksgiving is certainly just a month away and wireless carriers may be just as excited in unveiling their Black Friday deals as people are in availing of these new offers. As for T-Mobile customers, they may be delighted to catch a glimpse of what the company has in store, especially after T-Mobile’s Thanksgiving deals were leaked in the interwebs.
It has been a couple of years since Apple introduced its iPhone 6, its most successful iPhone release ever. Fast forwarding to 2016 and the tech giant never really quite managed to replicate that level of success. What is worse is that sales seem to be getting slower every quarter.
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