Global shipments of Apple’s new iPhone lineup should exceed 85 million units in the second half of the year, according to research conducted by DigiTimes, with the more budget-friendly iPhone XR expected to account for over half of all sales.
Shipments of the LCD-based 6.1-inch iPhone XR are expected to account for over 50 percent of combined shipments of the new three models being released, although the availability of the iPhone XR will come on October 26 compared to September 21 for iPhone Xs and Xs Max.
Total iPhone shipments – including older-generation models – are expected to top 127 million units in the second half of 2018, representing [...]
Broadcom on Thursday offered analysts an upbeat end-of-year revenue forecast, thanks in part to the imminent launch of Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup, which is expected to boost the chipmaker’s wireless business.
Reuters reports that Broadcom predicted current-quarter revenue largely above estimates, due to higher demand for components that power data centers, as well as an increase in manufacturing at a certain „North American customer,“ which analysts identified as Apple.
The chipmaker expects Apple’s smartphone sales to increase its wireless revenue by 25 percent compared to the previous quarter, although the overall forecast may be [...]
HomePod shipments totaled an estimated 700,000 units in the second quarter of 2018, giving Apple a roughly six percent share of the worldwide smart speaker market, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.
Strategy Analytics previously estimated HomePod shipments totaled 600,000 units in the first quarter of 2018, suggesting that worldwide shipments have reached 1.3 million units since the speaker became available to order in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom in late January.
That figure is much lower than one shared by research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, which recently estimated Apple has sold three million HomePods in [...]
If you’ve been waiting for eBay’s next sitewide coupon, the retailer today launched a 15 percent off code that lets you save on everything across eBay until 10:00 p.m. PT tonight. Of course, exclusions to „everything“ include warranties and protection plans, coins and paper money, gift cards and coupons, and real estate.
Otherwise, once you shop around on eBay and find a few eligible items worth $25 or more, you can check out and enter the promo code PRONTO15 to receive 15 percent off your order. Note that the coupon code will be capped at a maximum value of $100 and must be used within a single transaction, applying to the purchase price and [...]