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Apple "replaced 10 times more batteries" than expected
Published in Mobiles


Throttlegate had a big impact

Apple may have had to replace as many as 11 million iPhone batteries under its heavily discounted $29 replacement programme.

Apple supplier Dialog Semi hits revenue target
Published in Mobiles


Shrugs off Jobs' Mob downturn

Chip designer Dialog Semiconductor managed to hit its fourth-quarter revenue guidance despite a slump in iPhone sales at its main customer Apple.

German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple
Published in Mobiles


Set back for Qualcomm in Mannheim

A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm against Apple was thrown out by a German court on Tuesday.

Apple wanted Qualcomm chips last year
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 11:59

Apple wanted Qualcomm chips last year


Just did not want to pay for them

Fruity cargo cult Apple still wants Qualcomm mobile chips – it just does not want to pay for them, a court has been told.

Apple fanboys don't have to give police the finger
Published in Mobiles


Biometrics are the same as a password

A US judge has ruled that US cops can’t force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger any more than they can demand a password.

Apple demanded $1 billion for chance to win exclusive iPhone contract
Published in Mobiles


We don't think that is how it should work 

The fruity cargo cult Apple demanded a billion dollars from Qualcomm for the opportunity to exclusively supply its products for the iPhone, Qualcomm's CEO told a court.

Apple finally puts charger vapourware into production
Published in Mobiles


Nearly two years late

Apple's Duke Nukum of chargers has been rumoured to be finally in production.

Foxconn revenue drops
Published in News
Friday, 11 January 2019 13:04

Foxconn revenue drops


Cost of Apple dependence

Taiwan’s Foxconn reported an eight percent fall in its December revenue on Thursday presumably due to the failure of its key customer Apple to convince people to pay a third more for technology they pretty much already owned.

China retailers slash iPhone prices
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 11 January 2019 12:42

China retailers slash iPhone prices


Time to cash out of this sinking ship

Several Chinese electronics retailers including Alibaba-backed Suning and JD.com have slashed iPhone prices this week, after they realised that shifting them is nearly impossible at the prices Jobs' Mob wanted.

Apple fanboy who sold a kidney for an iPhone still suffers
Published in Mobiles


Wrecked his life

A poster child for Apple fanboys has been telling the press that he probably made a mistake.