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March 3, 2018
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Apple planning lower cost MacBook Air for second quarter of 2018

Reports from the supply chain gleaned by Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities suggest that Apple hasn’t abandoned the MacBook Air line, and will update the line at some point in the second calendar quarter of 2018 with at the least … Continue reading

February 15, 2018
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Estimates peg HomePod build cost at $216, Apple’s margin smaller than competitors

According to the latest research from TechInsights, Apple is shelling out $ 216 to build HomePod, meaning margins from the tech giant’s first smart speaker are much slimmer than those of its flagship iPhone line. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 13, 2018
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Office Depot, OfficeMax temporarily drop iPhone battery replacement cost to $28

iPhone owners out of range of an Apple retail store can have their iPhone battery replaced at Office Depot or OfficeMax for just $ 27.99 until Feb. 4, with one important caveat. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 5, 2017
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Garmin’s iPhone-connected Forerunner 935 offers Fenix features at lower cost

Garmin’s Forerunner 935 is essentially a carbon copy of the Fenix 5, but with a few sacrifices for the sake of price — and that, ironically, probably makes it a better buy for all but the most hardcore athletes and … Continue reading

November 18, 2016
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Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ skewers cost, content of Apple’s new design book

On Thursday night’s episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the show aired a parody of Apple’s design videos to make fun of the company’s new coffeetable book, Designed by Apple in California. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 28, 2016
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Aetna to Provide Apple Watch to 50,000 Employees, Subsidize Cost for Customers

Insurance company Aetna today announced a major health initiative centered on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, which will see Aetna subsidizing the cost of the Apple Watch for both large employers and individual customers. Starting this fall during open … Continue reading

April 28, 2015
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Tim Cook: Component Cost Breakdowns on Apple Products Are Nowhere Close to Being Accurate

During today’s Q2 2015 earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that Apple Watch margins are lower than the company average, and on a followup question about those margins in the context of the Apple Watch Edition’s high price, Cook … Continue reading