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Foxconn Sales Down In Q1 2013 Following ‘Disappointing’ iPhone Demand

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Foxconn sales declined 19% during the first quarter of 2013, and “disappointing” demand for Apple’s iPhone is getting the blame, Reuters reports. Between January and March, the company’s sales totaled NT$808.97 billion ($26.96 billion), down from NT$988.24 billion ($32.99 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2012, and NT$1 trillion ($33.38 billion) a year ago.

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Fingerprint-Detecting iPhone 5S To Release In July, New $99 iPhone 5 Will Come In Multiple Colors & New Casing [Analyst]

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Unlike some bozos we could mention, KGI Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo gets it right more often than not. He got the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, Retina MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and new iPod touch right.

Now he’s making another prediction: that Apple will unveil a new iPhone 5S with a better camera and color-shifting flash, as well as iOS 7, at WWDC in June for a July release. Also? A colorful iPhone 5 will become Apple’s new $99 iPhone.

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iPod Touch To Get ‘Biggest Upgrade Ever’ Adding 5MP Camera, GPS, 4-Inch Display & More

iPod Touch To Get ‘Biggest Upgrade Ever’ Adding 5MP Camera, GPS, 4-Inch Display & More

What the new iPod touch might look like.

We’re all excited to see what the iPhone 5 has in store for us later today, but it may not be the only new iOS device worth celebrating. One analyst believes the iPod touch will also get its “biggest upgrade ever,” one that adds a 5-megapixel camera, a GPS, a 4-inch display to match that of the new iPhone, and much more.

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WSJ: New iPhone Will Feature Thinner Display With In-Cell Touch Technology

WSJ: New iPhone Will Feature Thinner Display With In-Cell Touch Technology

The new iPhone could be at least 1.4mm thinner thanks to its new display.

In an effort to make its sixth-generation iPhone slimmer than previous models, Apple will reportedly introduce a new display that features clever  ”in-cell” touch technology that allows it to become significantly thinner than existing iPhone displays by negating the need for a dedicated digitizer. According to sources for The Wall Street Journal, mass production of these displays has already begun.

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MacBook Pro Will Remain Largely The Same, But MacBook Will Be Resurrected With Air-Like Design [Rumor]

MacBook Pro Will Remain Largely The Same, But MacBook Will Be Resurrected With Air-Like Design [Rumor]

Apple is expected to resurrect the MacBook, but kill of the MacBook Pro. What?!

As we patiently wait for Tim Cook to kick off Apple’s WWDC keynote in just under five hours time, the last of the WWDC rumors and reports are spilling in. One of the more questionable pieces comes from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes the new MacBook Pro won’t get that thinner, lighter, MacBook Air-like form factor we’ve all been hearing about. But that a resurrected MacBook will instead.

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In-Cell Touch Technology Could Help Make Your Next iPhone Just 7.9mm Thin [Report]

In-Cell Touch Technology Could Help Make Your Next iPhone Just 7.9mm Thin [Report]

New technologies could make the next iPhone significantly thinner than its predecessor.

The iPhone 4S is hardly a fatty, but it is thicker than many of its Android-powered rivals. However, thanks to in-cell touch technology and other improvements Apple is expected to make to the sixth-generation iPhone, the handset could measure in at just 7.9mm thick — 1.4mm thinner than the iPhone 4S.

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MacBook Air & MacBook Pro Will Make Way For All-New MacBook That Has It All [Report]

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Could Apple replace the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro with one MacBook that has it all?

We’ve heard plenty of speculation surrounding the future of Apple’s 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros in recent months, which are soon expected to adopt a new form factor and Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge processors. However, according to one analyst, there may no longer be a MacBook Pro… or a MacBook Air.

Instead, Apple will release an all-new MacBook that combines the qualities of both, while the 17-inch MacBook Pro will be discontinued completely.

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