The company expects to produce at least 3 million fewer iPhone 14 phones this year than originally thought, according to people familiar with Apple’s plans.
According to Bloomberg, it now plans to release 87 million smartphones, not 90 million. The decrease in the forecast is primarily due to a decrease in demand for the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus models. In addition, they added problems with quarantine in Zhengzhou, where the main iPhone assembly plant is located. Shares of Apple fell 1.5% to $136.3 after trading began in New York.
iPhone 14 and Plus sales have declined rapidly since their launch, and the slowdown in China is worsening, according to an analysis of the world’s largest smartphone market by Jefferies Bank. Apple previously canceled plans to increase production of its new iPhones after the first sales figures for new smartphones emerged.
In addition, SMBC Nikko analysts led by Ryosuke Katsura on Friday lowered their overall production forecast for Apple in 2022 from 91 million to 85 million new iPhones.
On Sunday, Apple issued a press release acknowledging that the Zhengzhou lockdown will limit the ability to release iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max smartphones.
As previously reported, delivery times for the flagship iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max smartphones have skyrocketed as demand once again exceeded production.
Possibly hundreds of millions of smartphones are at risk. A vulnerability has been discovered that manufacturers are in no hurry to fix
Google, as part of its Project Zero project, has published information about a new vulnerability CVE-2022-33917 that affects millions of smartphones.
The fact is that we are talking about a vulnerability in Mali GPUs, which are used in a huge number of single-chip systems. Google does not specify, but the Arm website has information that the vulnerability affects solutions based on the Valhall architecture. And this means that we are talking about a huge number of graphics cores that have been and are being used in SoCs in recent years, including the latest Mali-Gx10. That is, we are not talking about millions of vulnerable smartphones, but rather hundreds of millions of devices based on SoC MediaTek, Exynos and Tensor.
Arm itself patched the vulnerability some time ago, but the problem is that many vendors still haven’t implemented those patches. This applies to many devices from Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo and even Google itself.
If exploited, the vulnerability is intended to allow an attacker to read and write physical pages after they are returned to the system, potentially gaining wide access to user data.
Will most Samsung smartphones in 2023 look like this? Galaxy A34 renders have appeared
The first renderings of the Samsung Galaxy A34 have appeared on the Web, which demonstrate the same design that we have already seen on renders of other upcoming devices from the company.
The Galaxy A34 in these images is very similar to the Galaxy A54 and the new younger Galaxy S23. At the same time, the author of the new renders is still the same very reliable OnLeaks insider, who almost never makes mistakes.
There are still few technical details about the new product. It is reported about the screen with a diagonal of 6.5 inches and dimensions of 161.3 x 77.7 x 8.2 mm. Also earlier, the SoC Exynos 1380, which is expected to become the basis for the Galaxy A34 and A54, was lit up on the Web. In terms of CPU performance, it is at the level of Snapdragon 695.
OneLeaks publishes several dozen renders of smartphones a year, and it’s extremely rare that something doesn’t add up. In particular, he shared renderings of OnePlus 10 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A33 and others.
Elon Musk promised to release an alternative smartphone on one condition: if Twitter is removed from the App Store and Google Play
Billionaire Elon Musk has promised to release his own smartphone model if Apple and Google remove the Twitter app from their respective App Store and Google Play stores, respectively.
Elizabeth Wheeler, an American political commentator, author and podcast host, asked Elon Musk this question:
“If Apple and Google remove Twitter from their app stores, Elon Musk should release his own smartphone. Half the country would happily give up biased, spying iPhones and Androids. For a person who builds rockets for Mars, building a smartphone would be easy, right?”
Of course, I hope that it will not come to this, but, yes, if there is no other way out, I will make an alternative phone.
Earlier, Elon Musk restored the account of former US President Donald Trump on Twitter. Before that, the billionaire conducted a survey.
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