06/03/2013, The much rumored Firefox OS tablet was confirmed today at Computex 2013 when it was seen on the table at Foxconn's press event.
06/03/2013, Foxconn could eventually roll out a Firefox OS tablet.
05/30/2013, Apple's rumored low-budget iPhone could be assembled by Pegatron instead of Foxconn, at least that's what the reports are saying.
05/27/2013, In a bid to reduce reliance on Apple, rumors are suggesting that Foxconn might be interested in making their own accessories for Apple's iOS products.
05/09/2013, This isn’t exactly the first time we’ve heard rumors about Amazon developing a smartphone of its own. The smartphone is reportedly going to be manufactured by Foxconn in China, and was expected to be released in either Q2 or Q3, 2013. In March it was reported that the Amazon smartphone had apparently run in to production issues which would cause a delay in release. The device is rumored to tout a […]
05/07/2013, Foxconn, Apple’s long time manufacturing partner based in China, is not in the news today for its workers committing suicide or being paid low wages while being made to work 12 hour shifts. Foxconn is now being seen as shifting its strategies to end its reliance on Apple, which has been a big customer for quite a while. Jamie Wang, an analyst at Gartner, says that Foxconn believes Apple’s “aura” isn’t […]
05/01/2013, It has been three years running, that a small number of those working at Foxconn have committed suicide for various reasons from 2010 onwards, and the latest suicide at a Foxconn plant would extend this unwanted run to four years. In fact, it was reported that a couple of staff suicide attempts happened in Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant in central China’s Henan province, all within the space of four days. Both […]
04/22/2013, Some people have misconceptions that tech companies are all about money, that all they do is churn out new products every quarter to maximize their earnings. Many big companies are involved in social not-for-profit projects, its their way of “giving back.” As we all know that China’s Sichuan province was rocked by a massive earthquake on Saturday, to aid affectees of this calamity, many big tech companies are donating money. These […]
04/16/2013, If you think that the name Hon Hai is extremely familiar, that is because they are the parent company of Foxconn, and I am quite sure that Foxconn has made quite a name for itself in the world consciousness with them being one of the main manufacturers of Apple devices. Well, just today, Microsoft Corp. and Hon Hai have come together to sign a worldwide patent licensing agreement which will […]
04/15/2013, We’ve been hearing a lot of rumors concerning Apple’s next iPhone, which everyone in the tech world assumes will be the iPhone 5S, as we’ve seen a possible prototype, heard of multiple sizes being made available as well as an analyst believing the iPhone 5S will come with some additional bells and whistles. Regardless of what the iPhone 5S will feature, one thing is for sure and that’s the news Foxconn has […]
04/08/2013, Foxconn is a company that has been mired in controversy in the past, where workers there must have had enough of their lot that they decided to end their lives at the place of their work, including jumping off the facility building. Well, this has led the company to install huge nets so that these nets would be able to prevent employees who jump to end their lives ending up […]
03/06/2013, According to the rumors from yesterday, Apple could be set to launch the new iPad and iPhone 5S in April and August respectively. Now thanks to a report by Japanese blog, Macotakara, they are saying that Apple’s manufacturer, Foxconn, has begun to ramp up production of the rumored iPhone 5S. Apparently due to the similarities in terms of design with the iPhone 5, it seems that Foxconn will be able […]
12/26/2012, It looks like we’ve finally found the missing piece to the puzzle. Earlier this month, Apple CEO Tim Cook broke the exciting news that the company is bringing back Mac production in the U.S. Mr. Cook also confirmed that Apple is investing $100 million for the said project and that the company will be working with “people.” The CEO did not specify what “people” meant, and there were speculations that […]
12/07/2012, News of Apple bringing production of some of its iMacs to the U.S. has been spreading like wildfire as the company previously relied heavily on Chinese labor to produce the majority of its products. Not only would this create more jobs in the U.S., which we’re currently desperately in need of, but it may also spark an increase in American-made components as Apple will be looking to invest in U.S. manufacturers […]