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The wait for Apple’s new iPad is now down to between 3-5 days in the US

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US consumers now only have to wait between three and five days to receive a delivery of the new iPad, after the company updated shipping times on the Apple Store to reflect the slight change. Apple had previously reduced shipping times from between 1-2 weeks on March 20, then showing availability of between...
The wait for Apple’s new iPad is now down to between 3-5 days in the US
A month with the iPhone 5
Another LG exec deflects blame for Nexus 4 shortages

Apple, Qualcomm won't get to hog TSMC chip fab capacity

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) won't let either Apple or Qualcomm lock up its semiconductor manufacturing capacity, despite both companies offering to write checks in excess of $1 billion. Though both Apple and Qualcomm are reportedly struggling to increase capacity to meet growing demand, TSMC doesn't want to bet the...
Apple, Qualcomm won't get to hog TSMC chip fab capacity

iPad Mini, iMac to face supply shortages, report claims

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Shipments of both devices will be limited until the first quarter of next year, according to DigiTimes. [Read more]...
iPad Mini, iMac to face supply shortages, report claims

Wii U launches in US with devices selling out

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Nintendo's next generation console on sale in North America, but fans frustrated by supply shortages and firmware updateThe next generation of games console technology has arrived. Nintendo launched its new Wii U console in the US on Sunday, promising to usher in a new era of digital living room entertainment....
Wii U launches in US with devices selling out
Microsoft Surface Sales "Starting Modestly", Says Ballmer; Won't Give Exact Sales Figures
LG says Nexus 4 supply shortages due to "huge demand"

Another Atoms-To-Bits Moment: Game Group Retailer On Brink Of Collapse

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Europe’s biggest plastic-box video game retailer Game Group has warned its shares may become worthless, as it struggles to avoid the same fate that has beset retailers of physical-format music. The group says it is trying to renegotiate its lending facilities with banks and its supply shortages with game...
Another Atoms-To-Bits Moment: Game Group Retailer On Brink Of Collapse

iPad Mini sales likely hurt by supply problems, Sterne Agee says

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Analyst Shaw Wu says iPhone sales will likely be better than anticipated, but the iPad could actually be light because of supply shortages for the iPad Mini and because the iPad Mini is eating into sales of the larger model. [Read more]...
iPad Mini sales likely hurt by supply problems, Sterne Agee says
Sprint’s Delayed Galaxy S III Will Be Available On July 1: 16GB For $199, 32GB for $249

New iPad orders now take as long as 3 weeks to ship

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A little more than a day after the new iPad was announced, Apple is already facing intense supply shortages. According to iMore, new orders are now shipping in 1-3 weeks, so if you haven’t ordered yours yet, you’d better get to it asap! We reported just this morning that all white,...
New iPad orders now take as long as 3 weeks to ship
Microsoft CEO says Surface sales off to slow start

Google Apologizes To Customers Angry Over Nexus 4 Delays

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Google is still facing supply shortages for its Nexus 4, and is now apologizing to customers in the UK who are still waiting to receive the device. Customers have been complaining about Google's poor communication in the ordeal, citing confusion about delivery estimates and payments. "At this time of year...
Google Apologizes To Customers Angry Over Nexus 4 Delays
iPad 3 incoming, WiFi + 3G iPad 2 models facing supply constraints and shortages at major retailers
'iPhone 5S' could feature new 'touch-on display' technology

iPad mini expected to double the 7-inch tablet market by 2013

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Worldwide sales of 7-inch tablets are expected increase from 17 million units in 2011 to 34 million in 2012, according to the latest numbers from research firm IHS iSuppl. The firm estimates that sales will once again double in 2013 to 67 million units, largely due to Apple’s (AAPL) upcoming iPad mini....
iPad mini expected to double the 7-inch tablet market by 2013

Apple Could Sell 12 Million NEW iPads This Quarter

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Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, says last weeks iPad launch was the company’s strongest ever. And while it does include 9 days of pre-orders, opening weekend iPad sales of 3 million is an impressive feat. How many companies can claim to have sold three million tablets...
Apple Could Sell 12 Million NEW iPads This Quarter
iPhone 5S production reportedly kicks off ahead of launch in the first half next year

Barnes & Noble CEO: Nook Helped Boost Online Sales 67%

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According to Barron’s, Barnes & Noble CEO Steve Riggo told analysts in a conference call today that the bookseller’s recently launched Nook e-reader is its “single biggest-selling product.” He said that the Nook has boosted B&N’s online sales by 67% since it launched.The Nook got a lot of press...
Barnes & Noble CEO: Nook Helped Boost Online Sales 67%

iPhone 5 out of stock everywhere else? Try Sprint

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Verizon and AT&T are still struggling to fill backorders for the iPhone 5, but Sprint isn’t having that problem. An analyst report following Sprint’s third-quarter earnings on Thursday noted that 32GB and 64GB versions of Apple’s new device are in ample supply at the nation’s third-largest carrier. Stifel Nicolaus telecom...
iPhone 5 out of stock everywhere else? Try Sprint

Foxconn official says iPhone 5 supply shortages caused by complicated design, productivity improving

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The Wall Street Journal spoke with an unnamed Hon Hai executive today about why the iPhone 5 is experiencing supply shortages, and the Taiwanese manufacturer, also known as Foxconn, apparently blamed it on the smartphone’ complicated design and its subsequent assembly process. “The iPhone 5 is the most difficult...
Foxconn official says iPhone 5 supply shortages caused by complicated design, productivity improving
iPhone 5 gains necessary network approval in China, readying for mid-December launch

Supply shortages notwithstanding, 59 analysts predict 26.3M (mean) iPhones sold in Q4

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Apple has been selling iPhone 5′s as fast as they can make them since its mid-September launch. However, preorder delays and retail shortages related to manufacturing troubles meant Apple was a little shy of the 10 million units predicted by analysts for opening weekend. We know Apple sold at least...
Supply shortages notwithstanding, 59 analysts predict 26.3M (mean) iPhones sold in Q4

Microsoft's Surface Pro launch marred by supply shortages

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Microsoft is touting 'amazing' customer response to its new Surface Pro. But customers are saying they couldn't get their hands on devices due to lack of supply....
Microsoft's Surface Pro launch marred by supply shortages

iPhone 5 supply might finally catch up to demand

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When the iPhone 5′s opening-weekend sales only reached 5 million units instead of the sky-high estimates some Wall Street analysts’ offered ahead of launch, investors panicked and Apple’s (AAPL) stock took a hit. Some might say the record-setting sales figure is still “epic,” but Apple bulls whose projections overshot actual...
iPhone 5 supply might finally catch up to demand
Sharp says its producing "adequate volumes" of iPhone 5 displays as shipping times slip for international rollout

Nintendo Wii U Forecast Calls for Heavy Sales, Easing Later

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Pent-up demand by Nintendo fans may ensure that the new Wii U console starts off with a bang, but maintaining interest over the long term may be prove to be the bigger challenge. A report released by IHS Screen Digest today is forecasting sales of 3.5 million units between next week’s...
Nintendo Wii U Forecast Calls for Heavy Sales, Easing Later
Good luck finding an iPad 3 at launch; supply shortages may persist into Q2

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)

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THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)
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