1. News
    January 22nd, 2013 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Report: Sharp reduces full-size iPad display production to ‘minimal level’

    Sharp has reduced production of Apple’s 9.7in iPad displays to a ‘minimal level’ in Japan, a new report suggests, claiming that...

  2. News
    October 31st, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple tightens leaks in the US, but China can’t be controlled

    Apple has tightened security practices in the US since the death of Steve Jobs, but has no control over the Chinese factories where workers don’t...

  3. News
    October 18th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    iPhone 5 delays caused by difficult manufacturing process

    Apple’s new smartphone, the iPhone 5, is the “most difficult device that Foxconn has ever assembled” according to a Foxconn official...

  4. News
    October 1st, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Sharp increases its iPhone 5 display production

    Apple iPhone 5 display manufacturer Sharp has announced it is now producing “adequate volumes” of the screen, potentially easing growing...

  5. News
    September 18th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    iPad mini ‘being built in Pegatron and Foxconn factories’

    Apple’s rumoured iPad mini is reportedly in production at both Foxconn and Pegatron factories, which would make this the first time an Apple...

  6. News
    August 30th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    iPad mini costs just US$190 to manufacture

    The iPad mini may cost just US$190 to manufacturer, but expect Apple to make a large mark-up on that when the device goes on sale in October (that’s...

  7. Blogs
    August 16th, 2012 by Rob Enderle
    Samsung-RIM deal could kill Apple (or Samsung)

    Samsung is again rumoured to be interested in buying RIM. If it does, it can choose two acquisition models – a full-blown merger or one that...

  8. News
    July 18th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Thinner next-gen iPhone will use in-cell display technology

    Apple’s sixth-generation iPhone, dubbed the iPhone 5, will use advanced in-cell display technology from three Asian manufacturers to make its screen...

  9. News
    July 9th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Brazil to manufacture Apple’s iPad mini

    Apple’s rumoured 7inch iPad, or ‘iPad mini’, is to be manufactured in Brazil in September according to Japanese blog Macotakara. The...

  10. Features
    May 29th, 2012 by Mikael Ricknas
    Is there a need for a Facebook smartphone?

    Mobile technology will play an important role for Facebook as it tries to find new sources of revenue, but building its own device doesn’t make...

  11. Blogs
    May 9th, 2012 by Josh Fruhlinger
    The origins of my MacBook Pro

    I remember when I bought my first new Mac. The label on the box read something like “Assembled for Apple in California.” Famously, that has now...

  12. News
    April 23rd, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    New iPad made in China for access to rare earth materials

    The reason Apple makes its iPad in China is not just because of cheap labour, but also because rare earth elements used in the tablet can only be...

  13. News
    January 24th, 2012 by Ben Camm-Jones
    Why Apple is forced to manufacture overseas

    It isn’t just lower labour costs that are behind Apple’s decision to have most of its products manufactured in the Far East, according...

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