Tag Archive: Demand

iPhone 7 demand predicted to be ‘remarkably high’

Forget about the “peak iPhone” problem; Goldman Sachs senior equity research analyst Simona Jankowski thinks this year’s iPhone 7 is going to be a big one for Apple. Coming off the back of Apple selling its billionth iPhone sometime this summer, Jankowski is of the opinion that the number of people clamoring to get their hands […]

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Got the sniffles? Uber is delivering flu-shots on demand

Winter is here, which also means flu season is getting ready to knock you out. Finding time to get immunized may not be on the top of your To Do List, but Uber is making it ridiculously easy to get your flu shot with it’s new UberHealth option that will bring a registered nurse to […]

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Apple may have slashed iPhone 6s orders due to ‘weak demand’

Swiss bank Credit Suisse has lowered its iPhone sales estimates for 2016 from 242 million to 222 million — reflecting what the organization claims is lower-than-expected demand for the handset, prompting Apple to cut up to 10 percent of its component orders. “The cuts seem to be driven by weak demand for the new iPhone […]

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Apple’s suppliers are hurting over weak iPad demand

iPad sales dipped below 10 million this quarter for the first time since 2011 — and the lack of demand for tablets is hurting Apple’s suppliers. According to a new report, the Taiwan-based company Coretronic, which provides backlight units for Apple, has been forced to cut down its work force at three separate factories in Taiwan, while […]

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Apple Watch demand not enough for suppliers to break even

Apple told investors earlier this month that sales of the Apple Watch have far exceeded its own internal expectations, but some of the companies that are making parts for the new wearable are claiming that they can’t even break even because demand is so weak. Taiwan’s Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) which makes the system-in-package case […][Read More…]

Demand for Apple Watch could use up third of world’s gold

We’re still waiting for the final pricing details on the Apple Watch, but if recent reports that Apple plans to sell one million gold Edition units a month are true, Apple Watch could wreak havoc on gold prices and do…Read more ›

Apple relents to China’s demand for network safety checks

Apple has agreed to accept the Chinese government’s demands to run network safety evaluations on all Apple products before they can be imported into the country. Tim Cook met with the country’s Internet and Information office last December to discuss…Read more ›

Blind get sight on demand with new iPhone app

Karen Koch Rasmussen navigates life just fine without sight. Developing systems to identify the tangibles in life come to her naturally, from how to stock her canned goods to labeling her music collection so she can listen to which ever…Read more ›

Uber offers lunch on demand to benefit No Hungry Kids

Uber has been no stranger to delivering odd things like kittens and ice cream, but on Thursday, December 11th the ride-sharing app is teaming up with local restaurants to offer lunch on-demand to users, with the benefits going to support…Read more ›

Apple hopes to meet growing iPhone demand in India with 500 retail stores

After an expansion into China that is nothing short of spectacular, Apple next has its sights set on India, with its vast population of 1.2 billion citizens and rapidly-growing smartphone market. With that in mind, the company is reportedly finalizing plans…Read more ›