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Coronavirus could cause smartphone sales to hit 5-year low

Smartphone production — and, therefore, sales — could hit their lowest point in five years as a result of the coronavirus, a new report claims. According to analysis by TrendForce, detailing the
TrendForce: 16-Inch MacBook Pro Will Hit Shelves This Fall

TrendForce: 16-Inch MacBook Pro Will Hit Shelves This Fall

Apple's rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro will be released in the third quarter, aka early fall, according to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce. An excerpt from TrendForce's press release on notebook
NAND Flash Sales Cratered in Q4 Due to Demand Collapse

NAND Flash Sales Cratered in Q4 Due to Demand Collapse

NAND demand dropped sharply in Q4, and it's not clear whether the market has finished correcting for seasonality and investor jitters or not. Prices could still drop further. The post NAND Flash

MacBook shipments took a battering in Q3

Apple’s MacBook lines performed surprisingly badly in the third quarter of 2018 — with double figure declines in growth worse than any of the other five leading notebook manufacturers. While Dell

New MacBook Air reportedly slated for Q3 launch

New MacBook Airs could launch as soon as the end of Q3 2018, according to a new report out of Taiwan that signals the wait for an affordable new MacBook is nearly over. Apple hasn’t updated the
Apple's Share of Notebook Market Took a Hit Last Quarter Due to Lack of New MacBook and MacBook Pro

Apple's Share of Notebook Market Took a Hit Last Quarter Due to Lack of New MacBook and MacBook Pro

Apple recently reported sales of 3.72 million Macs in the third quarter, its fewest in any quarter since 2010. It was also the first time Apple sold fewer than four million Macs in any quarter since
Apple Expected to Release New MacBook Air at End of Third Quarter: September or October

Apple Expected to Release New MacBook Air at End of Third Quarter: September or October

Apple will release a new MacBook Air at the end of the third quarter, according to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce. That lines up with either September or October, depending on how the wording is
2018 iPhones Could Start at $699, May Include Apple Pencil Support, 512GB Storage Option for OLED Models

2018 iPhones Could Start at $699, May Include Apple Pencil Support, 512GB Storage Option for OLED Models

Apple may introduce its upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone with a starting price of around $699 to $749, according to industry analysis by TrendForce. The pricing strategy is said to be partly a response to
Every big tech firm in China is becoming a self-driving car company

Every big tech firm in China is becoming a self-driving car company

If there’s one thing China’s tech giants are known for, it’s their ability to venture into everything from social media, to online payments, to delivery…
Two very new Chinese startups are competing with tech giants to make self-driving taxis a reality

Two very new Chinese startups are competing with tech giants to make self-driving taxis a reality

The world’s tech giants are competing to put self-driving taxis on the roads as soon as this year—and so are two very new startups. On…
MacBook Lineup Represented Estimated 1 in 10 Notebooks Shipped Worldwide Last Year

MacBook Lineup Represented Estimated 1 in 10 Notebooks Shipped Worldwide Last Year

Apple's lineup of MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro models accounted for roughly one in ten notebooks shipped worldwide last year, according to data published today by research firm
Strong Demand for MacBook Pro Increases Apple's Notebook Market Share in Last Quarter

Strong Demand for MacBook Pro Increases Apple's Notebook Market Share in Last Quarter

Apple continued to see strong worldwide sales across its MacBook line-up in the third quarter of 2017, according to new market research conducted by TrendForce. Apple's laptop sales once again
iPhone X Should Push Apple Ahead of Samsung as World's Largest Smartphone Maker

iPhone X Should Push Apple Ahead of Samsung as World's Largest Smartphone Maker

Apple will dethrone Samsung as the world's largest smartphone maker in the fourth quarter of 2017, on the strength of strong iPhone X demand, according to Taiwanese market research firm
Samsung Is Back Atop the Smartphone Market

Samsung Is Back Atop the Smartphone Market

Galaxy Note 7? What Galaxy Note 7?
Samsung Is Back Atop the Smartphone Market

Samsung Is Back Atop the Smartphone Market

Galaxy Note 7? What Galaxy Note 7?