Tag: supply and demand

Mac Pro shipping window pushed back to March

In what's becoming an unfortunate trend for newly released products, it seems that Apple is having trouble keeping up with demand for the newly released Mac Pro. I suppose, though, that not being able to manufacture a product fast enough to keep up with consumer demand is a problem that most other...

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iPhone 5s reportedly outselling the iPhone 5c by two to one

In the months leading up to the iPhone 5s and 5c unveiling, there were no shortage of analysts quick to declare that the iPhone had peaked. Everyone who wanted an iPhone, these analysts claimed, most likely already had one. Consequently, the narrative went, Apple's days of impressive iPhone growth w...

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Apple asks suppliers to increase gold iPhone 5s production

When rumors that Apple was planning to release a gold-colored iPhone began trickling in a few weeks ago, it was greeted with a lot of skepticism. Understandably, many felt that a gold iPhone would be gaudy, ostentatious and downright obnoxious. In truth, the aesthetic of the gold-colored iPhone 5...

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iPad 2 shipping time hits 24 hours for the first time

For the first time since the iPad 2 began selling on March 11, 2011, the shipping time for the iconic tablet is 24 hours. That's right -- you can order an iPad 2 right now with the assurance that it be shipped from the factory within one day. It will take a few days longer for it to actually ar...

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Apple could agree to component price hike to secure touchscreens

Contending with seemingly insatiable demand for its new iPad 2, Apple is pondering paying higher prices for touch panel components, according to a report from DigiTimes on Wednesday. Manufacturers in Taiwan claim Apple is more open to certain price hikes during negotiations as the California co...

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