New MacBook Pro Features Smaller Heatsink Due to Supply Chain Issues

The M2 Pro and ‌M2‌ Max MacBook Pro models feature a considerably smaller heatsink due to supply chain issues, teardowns suggest. Top: M1 Pro logic board with larger heatsink. Bottom: ‌M2‌ Pro logic board with smaller heatsink (via iFixit). The new MacBook Pro’s revised thermal architecture appears to be caused by the reduced overall footprint […]

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Apple’s Largest iPhone Supplier Investing $500 Million in India as Supply Chain Diversification Continues

Foxconn, Apple’s largest supplier, has invested $500 million in India to bolster its production capabilities in the country as the Cupertino tech-giant and its partners ramp up efforts to diversify the supply chain, South China Morning Posts reports. The report cites documents filed in the Taiwan Stock Exchange which show that Foxconn has invested $500 […]

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Galaxy S23 HDI supply chain has changed due to an acquisition

More bits of information concerning Samsung’s supply chain for Galaxy S23 components have emerged. Samsung is supposedly replacing one of its existing HDI PCB (high-density interconnected printed circuit board) suppliers due to an acquisition that is out of its control. Samsung and Japanese HDI board supplier, Ibiden, have collaborated for several years. Ibiden has supplied […]

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Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 to have a diverse camera module supply chain

Foldable phone fans can be sure that Samsung will continue its Galaxy Z Flip and Z Fold legacy next year. The company will release the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5, possibly in Q3 2023, and reports suggest that Samsung is already making plans and changes throughout the supply chain. Samsung has supposedly […]

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Microsoft aiming to combat global supply chain disruptions with new initiative

What you need to know Ongoing supply chain disruptions around the world are affecting the availability of products in various industries. On Monday, Microsoft announced the Supply Chain Platform, an initiative to help combat these disruptions. The Supply Chain Platform leverages AI and machine learning, Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365, and more to provide a plethora […]

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Samsung may have expanded its Galaxy S23 Ultra camera supply chain

All rumors indicate that the upcoming Galaxy S23 Ultra will feature four rear-facing cameras, including a 200MP primary sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide shooter, and two 10MP telephoto cameras — one with 3x optical zoom and the other boasting 10x capabilities thanks to folded-lens technology. According to a new report, China’s Sunny Optical will supply two […]

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Le spécialiste de la supply chain, Shippeo, lève 40 millions d’euros

Le spécialiste de la supply chain Shippeo a annoncé en début de semaine avoir levé 40 millions d’euros pour accélérer son développement à l’international. L’entreprise française a mis au point dès 2014 une plateforme pour aider les transporteurs et les donneurs d’ordres à digitaliser leur process.  Les investisseurs historiques de Shippeo, Battery Ventures, Partech, NGP […]

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Apple Slashes iPhone 14 Plus Orders With Supply Chain Makers

Apple has moved to cut back iPhone 14 Plus orders with supply chain partners after unexpectedly sluggish sales less than two weeks after the model launched, reports DigiTimes. According to the report, several supply chain makers and channel operators have confirmed that they received notification from Apple to cut ‌iPhone 14‌ Plus production by around […]

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MacBooks May Become ‘Assembled in Thailand’ as Apple Diversifies Supply Chain

Apple may expand MacBook production to Thailand in the future as the company continues to diversify its supply chain, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a series of tweets today, Kuo said the main production location outside of China for Apple’s future MacBooks may be Thailand. Kuo noted that Apple’s entire range of MacBook Air […]

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Texas Chain Saw Massacre: What’s special about this upcoming Xbox and PC horror game?

It’s an outstanding time to be a fan of horror video games. In what feels like a long overdue resurgence for the genre, teams are eager and willing to take bold stabs bold at experimenting with established franchises. From Evil Dead: The Game to Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, the market suggests that interest in multiplayer-centric horror […]

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More Signs of Low iPhone 14 Demand Emerge Across Resale Market and Supply Chain

The iPhone 14 models have depreciated in value more than twice as much as the iPhone 13 in the same time frame last year, according to data gathered by SellCell. SellCell’s analysis is based on averaged trade-in values from over 40 buyback vendors. The data shows that the ‌iPhone 14‌ and ‌iPhone 14‌ Plus are […]

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Perturbations de la supply chain : augmenter les revenus et réduire les risques

Maillon essentiel de l’économie et de la société, le secteur représente en effet 10 % du PIB français pour 1,8 million d’emplois, soit 4 fois la filière automobile. Or selon les derniers chiffres de projet44, en juin 2022, seules 20 % des expéditions transatlantiques vers l’Ouest sont arrivées avec moins de 24 heures de retard, […]

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Kuo: Apple iPhone 14 supply chain unaffected, production on track

Reports from last week signaled potential supply chain issues for Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 series due to the ongoing geopolitical tension between China and Taiwan. TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is confident that there are no impacts on the iPhone 14 supply chain production as shipment schedules are going well. Although some investors have recently […]

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Major iPhone Supplier Planning Further Push Into India as Apple Looks to Diversify Supply Chain

Foxconn, Apple’s largest supplier, is looking to further expand its presence in India with the opening of a new production facility within an existing factory in the country to produce the iPhone, The Economic Times reports. Foxconn is reportedly set to begin production in the new building in just a few months after ramping up […]

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MediaTek, one of the world’s largest chip designers, will use Intel Foundry Services to diversify its supply chain

What you need to know MediaTek will use Intel Foundry Services to manufacture chips for a range of devices. Intel will create the chips using its Intel 16 node, which is designed for low-power devices. MediaTek is one of the largest chip designers in the world and uses TSMC for the majority of its foundry […]

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Samsung to build a domestic supply chain for semiconductor expendables

Samsung is reportedly trying to lower its dependency on outside suppliers and has partnered with domestic companies to develop expendable semiconductor components. The company is gearing up for an increase in memory demand this year. Samsung is developing expendable components that are required for semiconductor manufacturing. The list includes electrodes and focus rings required for […]

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Samsung may want to push BOE out of its LCD TV panel supply chain

Samsung Electronics is decreasing LCD TV panel orders from China’s BOE. Some industry watchers believe that the Korean tech giant is deliberately distancing itself from BOE while increasing LCD panel orders from other suppliers, including CSOT, HKC, Sharp, and LG Display. Market research firm Omdia estimates that BOE’s LCD TV panel share for Samsung Electronics […]

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Apple Silicon Supply Chain Faces Further Price Hikes

Apple is likely to face further increased chip prices as supplier TSMC contends with additional increased costs, Bloomberg reports. Japanese chemicals firm Showa Denko K.K. supplies vital chip fabrication materials to TSMC and is now being forced to drastically increase prices on the back of the global chip shortage. Other component makers and material suppliers […]

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Just How Hard Is Thor’s Battle Chain Workout?

Since the velocity is defined as the time-rate of change of position, the slope of this plot should give the velocity. That puts this wave speed at 2.85 m/s, which is pretty close to the theoretical prediction. I’m happy with that. But what if I want to look at the speed of a wave in […]

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Report: Apple AirPods Pro 2 won’t be affected by supply chain constraints

One of the most renowned Apple analysts, Ming-Chi Kuo, says that Apple’s future AirPods Pro 2 are right on schedule and will be unaffected by the supply chain constraints that China’s manufacturing is experiencing right now. That’s mainly because Apple has shifted some of its production to Vietnam, where the COVID-19 situation is vastly different […]

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