Apple Is Reportedly Moving To More Chinese Suppliers To Lower Costs

Apple has suppliers from all over the world, such as China, Taiwan, just to name a few. However in a report from DigiTimes, it seems that Apple could be making the move to recruit more suppliers in China and shift away from Taiwan in a bid to help reduce their costs. The report cites how this shift has resulted in some Taiwanese suppliers being forced to seek out new businesses.

ARM Claims Future Chips Will Outperform Intel’s By 2020

A lot of companies rely heavily on ARM and their chips. This is because for the most part, a lot of companies use ARM’s architecture for their chips that can be found in plenty of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. In fact earlier this year, companies such as Lenovo launched laptops that are powered by ARM-based chips.

Refreshed MacBook Air Expected For End Of Q3 2018

While the MacBook Pro was recently refreshed a couple of months ago, there are some laptops from Apple’s MacBook lineup that have yet to receive a similar update. This includes the 12-inch MacBook and the MacBook Air, both of which have been rumored to be updated soon, possibly in the coming months.

Apple Supplier Reportedly Gearing Up For Production Of New MacBooks

According to the rumors, Apple is expected to launch an updated MacBook Air later this year. Given how long it has been since Apple refreshed its MacBook Air, we suppose this makes sense. Now in a report from DigiTimes (via Cult of Mac), it seems that those rumors are slowly coming true.


Apple Has Become The First Trillion Dollar Company In The US

At the start of 2018, it was predicted by some that Apple could very well be on their way to become the first company to be worth $1 trillion. However at the rate some of the competition was growing, there were some who believed that Amazon could beat Apple to the punch, but as it turns out that is no longer the case.

Apple’s Mac Hardware Sales Are At A Seven Year Low

Apple’s recent Q3 2018 financials have revealed that the company made $53.3 billion in revenue. This is a lot of money also represents Apple’s largest Q3 financials to date. However it seems that most of the money being generated aren’t from Apple’s Mac computers because as ZDNet observed, Mac sales are actually at a seven year low.

2018 MacBook Air Refresh Could Use Intel’s Kaby Lake Processors

There have been some who have predicted that Apple is expected to do away with its MacBook Air lineup, but there are also who some who believe that the lineup could be sticking around for a little longer. In fact there are rumors suggesting that Apple could very well update its MacBook Air lineup this year.

New 13-inch MacBook Air Reportedly Delayed To Second Half Of 2018

It is clear that by looking at the laptops offered by Apple that the MacBook Air is on its way out. However there have been rumors that Apple could debut one new model this year with a 13-inch Retina display, but unfortunately a report from DigiTimes (via AppleInsider) has revealed that the laptop could be delayed to the second half of 2018.

Apple Ditching Intel Could Save Them $500 Million A Year

For many years now it has been rumored that Apple could be working on their own chips for their Mac computers. However a recent report from Bloomberg has revealed that come 2020, Apple could very well move away from Intel, a move which according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, could save Apple as much as $500 million a year.

Apple’s New MacBook Air Could Feature A Retina Display

A rumor from earlier this month suggested that Apple could be getting ready to launch a new MacBook Air. This new MacBook Air is said to offer a lower price tag, but apart from that not much else is known. However according to a report from DigiTimes (via MacRumors), more details have emerged.

Cheaper MacBook Air Launch Predicted In Q2 2018

Apple is yet to make any MacBook-related announcements this year but there has already been a lot of speculation about what the company might announce. The well regarded Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has predicted in a note to investors that Apple is going to release a cheaper 13 inch MacBook Air in the second quarter of this year.

Apple Overtakes ASUS To Be World’s Fourth Largest Notebook Brand

Due to the fact that Apple’s computers are all shipped with Apple’s own operating system, it is understandable that it might not necessarily appeal to all users, especially those who are used to Microsoft’s Windows ecosystem. This is why generally speaking, Apple’s market share for computers tends to be smaller than others.

13-inch MacBook Could Replace The MacBook Air This Year

Given how many types of laptops Apple has available at the moment, we’re sure that some are wondering about how the company plans on managing its lineup. Take for example the MacBook Air which seems like it could be on its way out, and a report from DigiTimes (via MacRumors) seems to hint that it could be happening.

Apple Reportedly Sold 20 Million Mac Computers In 2017

Apple’s macOS operating system is obviously not the most-used platform in the world, but in terms of the number of computers sold, it looks like Apple is actually doing pretty well for themselves. This is according to the latest numbers by IDC and Gartner, in which it revealed that Apple had managed to sell 20 million Mac computers in 2017.