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Secret Apple factory developing new microLED displays

Apple is allegedly using its secretive new lab facilities in Taiwan to develop microLED displays which are thinner and more energy-efficient than the displays currently used in the company’s products, a new report states. Unlike traditional LCD displays, microLED displays don’t require backlighting, while also offering an increased color range and higher resolution graphics. Unfortunately, the […]

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Apple buys former chip factory next door to Samsung campus

Apple has bought a former chip fabrication plant in North San Jose — shelling out $ 18.2 million for a 70,000 square-foot facility next door to Samsung Semiconductor’s new campus in the area. It’s not clear what Apple plans to use the facility for, although the marketing materials for the site described it as: “Well suited […]

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Samsung building robot army to replace human factory workers

Samsung has received a multi-million dollar investment from the South Korean government to develop factory robots to help win manufacturing work currently being lost to cheap human labor in China. Samsung will build the precision speed reducers, motors, controllers, and sensor encoders needed to bring the robots to market. The plan is for them to […]

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Factory worker-turned-Apple supplier is named China’s richest woman

Here’s a pretty incredible story: the CEO of Apple touch-screen glass supplier Lens Technology has been named China’s richest woman, after demand for her company’s output saw shares climb 10 percent in a single day. What’s impressive isn’t just that an…

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Apple may cough up $1.7 billion for display factory in Japan

Apple may be about to invest $ 1.7 billion in a new factory for Japan Display, primarily dedicated to building smartphone screens for Cupertino. The proposed plant would be located in Ishikawa, Japan, and is set to start operations in 2016. While…

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How to Erase & Reset Android to Factory Settings

If you have an Android phone or tablet that is no longer in use and gathering dust, selling it or giving it to a new owner is often a good idea. Before you do that though, you’ll almost certainly want to erase all personal data on the phone by resetting the Android to the factory … Read More

Foxconn to spend $2.6 billion building a factory exclusively for Apple

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Foxconn is set to spend $ 2.6 billion building a new factory in Taiwan exclusively to create displays for Apple. Equipment installation for the factory is likely to begin next month, with the aim of starting…

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Apple will save jobs in Arizona by repurposing sapphire factory

Apple plans to repurpose its factory in Mesa, Arizona, following the spectacular implosion of its relationship with sapphire manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies. A report from Bloomberg cites Mesa City Manager Christopher Brady as the source of the information. Apple, for…

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Apple looks to repurpose Arizona factory after GTAT bankruptcy

Apple’s sapphire ambitions with GT Advanced Technology have been a complete disaster, but even though the plan to turn Mesa, Arizona into the Sapphire Capitol of the West failed, Apple executives are still looking for a way to repurpose its…

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Foxconn factory leaks complete iPhone 6 dimensions

Foxconn factory employees have leaked the complete dimensions of the iPhone 6, according to iGen.fr, which posted photos of what appears to be Foxconn’s internal software listing the full dimensions for both the 5.5-inch and 4.7-inch iPhone 6. The two…

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