Kuo: iPhone 11 demand better than expectations, stronger interest for new color options

Respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a report late on Sunday that said he believes iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro order demand is ahead of expectations, following the launch of preorders on Friday. Basing his predictions largely off of Apple’s online shipping estimates, Kuo points out strong demand for the new colors: the midnight […]

9to5Mac Daily: July 25, 2019 – More MacBook keyboard news, iPhone 11 demand

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KGI: iPhone X production improving rapidly as demand remains strong through holiday season

As the holiday shopping season officially begins, KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo is out with a new investor note this morning touching on iPhone X demand and supply. Kuo explains in the note that while some believe the iPhone X’s quickly improving supply is due to low demand, he attributes it to production improvements with demand remaining […]

Irish finance minister decries EU’s demand for $15B+ in Apple back taxes, says it’s not Ireland’s job

In a German interview this week, Ireland’s finance minister attacked the European Commission’s ruling calling for the collection of $ 15 billion in back taxes (plus interest) from Apple, saying it was both unjustified and outside Ireland’s responsibility. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Analyst predicts weak demand for Samsung Galaxy S8, suggests focusing on Apple OLED ‘iPhone 8’

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in on the imminent Galaxy S8 release, and is predicting a significant drop in sales when compared to the Galaxy S7 to date because of a lack of selling points, and an attractive possible "iPhone 8" release. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple’s OLED Suppliers Won’t Be Able to Meet Demand for 2017 iPhone

Apple’s four main OLED suppliers won’t be able to meet the production capacity necessary to match demand for the 2017 iPhone, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Supply constraints are expected to last until 2018. OLED screens are more difficult to produce in mass quantities than LCD screens, which means Apple is “at the mercy” […]

KGI: iPhone sales forecast at 54M in Q3, Apple Watch demand ‘tepid’ at 4M shipped units

Before Apple reveals official numbers for its third fiscal quarter of 2015, a report from well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo estimates the company’s iPhone and Mac lineups put in strong performances, tempered somewhat by sluggish iPad and Apple Watch sales. Upcoming hardware like yellow and rose gold Apple Watch Sport models and buffed iMacs could […]

Retailers Cite ‘Insufficient Customer Demand’ as Biggest Reason for Not Supporting Apple Pay

Despite Apple dubbing 2015 “the year of Apple Pay” in its January earnings call, a number of big-name retailers remain skeptical over the contactless payments service, according to Reuters. The service launched last October in the U.S. and has steadily gained support from numerous banks and retailers in the months since. Working through the National […]