Tag Archive: Weak


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’s retail store assault on China linked to weak online sales

Apple is opening yet another major brick-and-mortar Apple retail store in China this weekend. But according to a new report, the company’s retail assault on China is linked with a more negative factor: weaker than expected online sales. The report suggests that Chinese consumers’ use of Apple’s online shopping website has been more disappointing than Apple hoped. Part […]

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How to fix weak taptic feedback on Apple Watch

Taptic feedback on the Apple Watch felt a little weird at first, but we’ve come to love its gentle nudges to let us know something is going on. But some Cult of Mac staffers have noticed that after time, the taptic feedback has started to feel not so … tappy anymore. If you’re having this […][Read More…]

‘Zoomer’ Wants To Give Your Weak, Tired Eyes A Break

Sometimes, print is too small or your eyes get tired. Or you just want to see what something looks like really close up. Enter Zoomer, a simple-to-use, completely uncluttered app that lets you magnify things up to 10x just by…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple’s Suppliers Experienced A Very Weak February

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Last month we heard that even though Apple just posted a record breaking quarter,  sales of the iPad were lower than internal expectations.

Backing up claims that Apple is having a down month, Topeka Capital says that they’ve been monitoring Apple’s suppliers and February was a very bad month for companies that help make Apple products.

As reported by Business Insider, Brian White of Topeka Capital says his ‘Apple  [Read More…]

SignalRefresh Promises To Boost Your iPhones Weak Network Signal [Jailbreak]

Full signal a rare sight on your iPhone? Try SignalRefresh.

Struggling to get a decent signal on your iPhone? If youve jailbroken your handset with the latest Absinthe 2.0 release, then you may be in luck. SignalRefresh is a new, $ 0.99 iPhone tweak that promises to boost your signal strength to give you the strongest possible voice/data signal at your current location. As you move around with  [Read More…]

New iPad Prompts Complaints of Weak Wi-Fi Reception

Consumers have had the new iPad for less than a week and already a number of complaints have bubbled to the top of the chatter boards of Apple Support Communities. Following yesterday’s report that the new iPad is, literally, a hot tablet – particularly during gameplay when the device can reach temperatures of 116 degrees – today we are hearing more about the supposed weak Wi-Fi reception that the third-gen tablet is experiencing. A good  [Read More…]

Apple Steamroller Earns Shares $520 Value Amid Weak PC Economy

Apple seems inoculated against the economic virus besetting PC sales. Indeed, sales of iPhones and iPads make shares of the Cupertino, Calif. tech giant worth $ 520, a Goldman Sachs analyst told investors Wednesday. Goldmans Bill Shope raised his previous estimate of $ 480, noting Apples momentum appears even more resistant to macroeconomic pressures than we previously realized. Apple shares have significant upside from current levels even after recent outperformance,  [Read More…]