Posts tagged "factory"

Apple Orders Significantly Less iPhone 5 Stock, New iPhone 5S/6 Already in Tow?

Despite an initial launch that made spur-of-the-moment ordering nearly impossible, Apple has done what would have been inconceivable four months ago: lowered its order for the iPhone 5's production in the first quarter of 2013 by a significant, apprehension-inducing amount that is either foretelling or downright embarrassing. With reports ablaze that the next iPhone could launch around June, this could very well be fuel for a convincing fire.

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‘Super Lemonade Factory’ App Review – A Blend of Good & Bad

The name is probably the first thing that you notice about an application before all of the screenshots, the description and all that other jazz of the same sort. There are pros and cons to having a funky name: enticing potential customers who are simply intrigued and turning off others. Although Super Lemonade Factory ($0.99) isn't the most coherent title, it doesn't take away from the pure excitement that the recently released mix of platforming and puzzles boasts.

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ABC Airing Nightline Segment from Foxconn Factories on Tuesday

ABC was supposedly granted exclusive permission to Foxconn's factories in China this weekend, and they'll be airing a Nightline segment on the factory this Tuesday night about various things. Foxconn is the largest manufacturer for Apple and was recently the target of ongoing claims that working conditions are unsuitable.

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iPhone/iPad Manufacturer Foxconn Replacing Workers with a Million Robots, Beginning of the End for Human Employment?

This story is more breaking, significant news than it may seem at first glance: Foxconn, which manufactures products for a wide array of electronics companies including Apple’s iOS devices, is going to replace workers with a million robots. The company is already using 10,000 with plans for 300,000 next year

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Explosion at Foxconn iPad 2 Factory

One of Foxconn’s newest plants in Chengdu, China was victim to an explosion last night. Though the exact extent and cause of the explosion is unknown, there were hundreds of people inside the building when the explosion occurred. The Wall Street Journal reports that over a dozen people have unfortunately

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Amazon Buys Top eBook Reader ‘Stanza’

Online retailer supergiant Amazon.com recently acquired Lexcycle, the developers of Stanza, the most popular eBook reader for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app offers users the ability to browse, purchase and download eBooks directly to the device at any time of day from a selection of over 100,000 eBooks.

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Stanza Ebook Reader For iPhone More Popular Than Kindle, To Get 40,000 More Books [Edited]

Amazon's dedicated ebook reader, the Kindle, made headlines when it launched, but it's already been outdone by none other than an iPhone application. Stanza, a free app for the iPhone and iPod touch, lets you download nothing but free public-domain literature. At this time, it is believed to have been downloaded more than 395,000 times.

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