Apple won’t be placing a giant booth at the big CES tech trade show starting on Sunday in Las Vegas, but its recent sales warning – and the country it blamed for the shortfall – will undoubtedly be the talk of the show.
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It’s wrong to surmise that Apple’s warning about weaker than expected iPhone sales is the beginning of the end of the iconic product, but it is entering a new phase, analysts have said.
Apple’s falloff in demand for iPhones in China shows the company’s flagship product is hurt by its high price and the rise of cheaper, more comparable rival devices in the world’s biggest market.
Toward the end of Apple’s stunning disclosure about its worse-than-expected sales, the company’s boss suggests a tactic it will use to counter surprisingly meek demand for its smartphones. It needs to better.
The four-day event begins next week and will feature major tech announcements from the likes of Sony and Samsung.
Apple for the first time in almost two decades lowered its revenue outlook citing fewer than expected upgrades to new iPhones, weakness in China’s economy and supply constraints to newer models of the Apple Watch, iPad Pro and AirPods.
Toyota has sold enough cars to put one outside every Japanese home. Now it wants to put robots inside.
Apple is pulling older models of its iPhone from German stores after losing two patent cases brought by chip maker Qualcomm, the company said.
Qualcomm general counsel Don Rosenberg said Apple needs to take seriously a Chinese court’s ban on the sale of some iPhone models.
LG Electronics plans to begin selling big-screen TVs next year that can be rolled up and put away like a poster, the centrepiece of an effort to revive an ailing business, according to a source.