Apple's suppliers expect business to be tough in the second half of 2016

Industry analysts are putting their psychic hats on and see bad times ahead for those tech suppliers in Taiwan who supply bigger companies, like Apple, with parts. A source told the Nikkei Asian Review that these vendors are seeing slower orders for the second half of the year. For example, TSMC, the company that will produce 100% of the A10 chips for the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus...
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40 Comments

40. darkkjedii

Posts: 30777; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What he's ranting about, matters about as much as what the rest of us say. He rants on Apple 24/7, and what has it accomplished? Jack sh*t. Apple, and the rest of these companies are doing just fine. They're all up and down, here and there. What has his PMS'ing done to change that?

26. Arthurhkt

Posts: 715; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Well, not only Apple are joining Microsoft and BlackBerry, even Nexus sales wasn't that good. Damn, competition sure is scary as hell :/

27. tedkord

Posts: 17074; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Nexus was never a big seller.

30. Arthurhkt

Posts: 715; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Indeed, and now it's sales drop even further, I guess part of the reason mostly due to matured of the smartphone market. Hell, even the sales of the Chinese IT giant Xiaomi is dropping.

32. jovy1212003

Posts: 11; Member since: Feb 27, 2016

I never realized how stupid some people are until I see comments like "Apple is the next blackberry" or they "don't innovate". Take your LaZy asses into an Apple Store and look at a phone with 3D force touch? Fingerprint scanner that actually works? Mac Pro? New MacBook with technology that no other brand is using. No innovation huh? A company worth more than Google. Why are u android fans always posting stupid s**t on Apple articles likes its something personal?

35. sissy246

Posts: 6950; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Lol wow apple has totally got you brainwashed

36. iushnt

Posts: 3049; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Face palm!!

41. DRS1977

Posts: 678; Member since: May 27, 2015

Keep living in your dreamworld of cognitive dissonance you Apple cheerleader and loyalty thug.

38. rudlie

Posts: 205; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

I was Apple fanboy. I see Apple loose its inclining after there's no good innovation bring into their iphones in recent years.I feel iphone's technology is 2 years behind competitors.

49. tokuzumi

Posts: 1785; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Wife has switched camps, from Android to iOS. She bought a 6S a few months back, and just bought an iPad Pro. I'm not really that impressed with the iOS experience. Not that Android is perfect, but iOS has plenty of stuttering, and their apple id password requirements are stupid (to be fair, most companies have stupid password requirements). Apps need to be force closed and re-opened to run properly. Their fingerprint scanner is decent, but not better or worse than the implementations from Google/Samsung/LG. I'm also not a huge fan of placing app settings in the settings app. If I want to adjust camera settings, that should be in the camera app, not the settings app. Consuming media (music, videos) is where they shine.
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