Latest Mobile phone manufacturing News

Under pressure, Apple allows self-repairs to iPhones, Macs

Nov. 17, 2021 19:00 PM EST

Apple is letting some iPhone users fix their own phones, a sharp turnaround for a company that has long prohibited anyone but company-approved technicians from fiddling with its proprietary parts and software. The company said Wednesday that it will enable users of two of...

Amid US sanctions, Huawei highlights uses for 5G technology

Nov. 02, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Huawei Technologies Co. is providing smart services and 5G technology to industries such as healthcare, creating new revenue streams that might offset the damage to its smartphone business from U.S. sanctions. In the southern city of Guangzhou,...

Huawei sales off 32% after US sanctions, smartphone sale

Oct. 29, 2021 04:11 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei's sales fell 32% from a year earlier in the first nine months of 2021 under U.S. sanctions and following the sale of its Honor smartphone brand, according to figures released Friday. Huawei Technologies Ltd.’s smartphone and...

Apple's strong quarter suffers $6B blow from supply shortage

Oct. 28, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s iPhone sales soared yet again in the past quarter, but didn’t grow as rapidly as analysts anticipated because of supply shortages that have made it more difficult to meet the demand for a wide range of products. Until recently, the...

Google in court to appeal EU's 2018 Android antitrust case

Sep. 27, 2021 07:47 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Google headed to a top European Union court Monday to appeal a record EU antitrust penalty imposed for stifling competition through the dominance of its Android operating system. The company is fighting a 2018 decision from the EU's executive Commission,...

One to charge them all: EU demands single plug for phones

Sep. 23, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The European Union announced plans Thursday to require the smartphone industry to adopt a uniform charging cord for mobile devices, a push that could eliminate the all-too-familiar experience of rummaging through a drawer full of tangled cables to find the right one. ...

Apple's next iPhone mirrors last year's, adds more storage

Sep. 14, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled its next iPhone line-up, including a model that offers twice the storage available in earlier versions and other modest upgrades to last year’s editions that proved to be a big hit among consumers devouring the latest technology during the pandemic....