Owning up to when I’m wrong, Foxconn underreports COVID-19, and the father of the iPod joins Arm. That and more, from the Observation Deck.
The Observation Deck
Lockdowns in Zhengzhou, Cupertino's Freezing, and Stinking Synergy
More details on the Zhengzhou lockdown and another report on Apple’s hiring pause. We also see a bit of a stink around Apple Services synergies.
Apple Corporate May Be a Few Degrees from Freezing
It’s said to be freezing at Apple Corporate, interesting 5G news for Apple, and the Mac shines in a lack luster quarter.
More Money, More Problems for iPhone City
More money/more problems for Foxconn and its folks, a couple of concerns for Apple’s App Store, and a lot going on around Apple TV+ for kids.
I'm Sorry, I Can't Hear You Over All the Noise From That Foxconn iPhone Plant
The noise from Foxconn’s largest iPhone plant gets louder, Apple’s “supercycle” for hardware, and Apple TV+ has a new podcast.
A Delay Delayed by Delays
Production delays delay planned production delays, one bright spot on the smartphone landscape, and reactions to last week’s Apple earnings.
New Earnings and Old Controllers
Sizing up phone sales, prepping for an earnings report, and again with all the OS betas. All that and more from today’s Observation Deck.
Plenty of iPads to Go Around
Turns out there are still plenty of iPads, updated operating systems approach, more Apple TV goodness and the icky state of smartphones.
Greater Than Expected Expectations and a Bad Day to Get Attention
Greater than expected expectations, follow-up news around iPads, and Tuesday might have been a hard day to get attention.