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iPhone 5 Virtual Teardown Reveals Higher BOM
2012-09-19 10:25:24

Market research company IHS iSuppli has conducted a “virtual teardown” of the iPhone 5 to come up with a best guess as to how much the iPhone costs to make and, subsequently, how large Apple’s take is from each sale.

iPad Still The King
2012-08-15 14:04:03

The latest statistics from IHS iSuppli show that Apple now has control over 70% of the tablet market, based on sales in the second quarter.

DRAM Maker Merger Could Create New Dynasty
2012-05-10 12:21:11

American chipmaker Micron Technology announced today they are in talks to buy Elpida Memory, Inc, winning exclusive rights to acquire the company.

Apple Margin Falls To Drive Marketshare
2012-03-20 10:16:04

In the world of business there is often cited “giving away razors to sell razorblades.” This formula exists with many high-tech products, everything from printers, where the replacement toner costs one-third or more the cost of a new printer to video game consoles, where the companies sell the hardware at a loss and make up the money in license fees.

PC Market Expected To Be Weak For 2012
2012-03-09 08:31:08

Industry analyst firm Gartner expects PC sales to remain weak for the remainder of 2012. They expect an increase of 4.4 percent over last year, however, with sales reaching 368 million units. The are also forecasting 2013 sales to reach 400 million units.

Samsung Sells 20 Million Galaxy S II Smartphones In 10 Months
2012-02-24 10:29:34

Apple’s iPhone may make the most waves when it comes to smartphone sales, but Android devices are seeing strong demand as well. Samsung claims it has sold 20 million Galaxy S II units since the device’s launch last April.

Kindle Fire And iPhone 4S Are Largest Threats To iPad Sales
2012-02-17 09:25:27

By rolling out the Kindle Fire just before the holiday shopping season last year, Amazon may have set itself up as the first serious competition against Apple in the mobile tablet market.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.