Is the iPhone 5c living up to Apple's expectations? Outside of its Cupertino headquarters, that's anyone's guess, but a new report claims the company is cutting back on fourth quarter orders for the handsets.
It goes without saying that we live in challenging economic times, although you wouldn’t know it to look at companies like Apple Inc., who have been lifted ever higher with each passing financial report. A new report claims that smartphone makers have started cutting back on fourth quarter chipset orders over economic concerns -- and that includes the mighty Apple as well.
If you didn’t manage to grab an iPad 2 last Friday or successfully get an online order placed in the wee hours of it first being made available, it’s looking increasingly like you’ll have a long wait ahead of you.
If you planned to skip the lines on Friday and wake up to order your iPad 2 from Apple’s online store, you might have a bit of a shock. The good news is, you can order it right now; the bad news is, shipping times are current five to seven days.
On the heels of a near-riot over demand for unlocked iPhone 4 units in China comes another turmoil in neighboring Hong Kong, where many customers of Apple’s online store there are finding their iPhone 4 orders cancelled.
Apple announced new Mac Pros in late July, but did not place them on sale until last week. These behemoths feature either 4, 8, or even twelve processing cores. Unfortunately, Apple was estimating up to a 10-day wait to get one. Well, that day has finally come for many who were the first to order.