The iPhone's cost to Apple is up marginally from the iPhone 4S, with cost increases coming from new display tech, 4G LTE silicon, and Apple's new A6 chip, said IHS iSuppli.
It won't cure all of your Mac's ills, but a quick and easy first step toward bringing a sluggish Mac back to health is using OS X's Disk Utility to repair disk permissions.
A teardown of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 by IHS finds that Samsung could turn a pretty penny -- if it resists a bad habit nagging most manufacturers.
Few in the public may be familiar with Smith's work, but colleagues say this brilliant engineer's importance to the Mac is akin to what Woz meant to the first Apple computers.
The Galaxy S4 costs £156 to build, according to teardown experts IHS, with the new processor and screen bumping the cost over the S3.
The new phone's bill of materials is a bit pricier than its two predecessors, according to an estimate from TechInsights.
The Motorola Xoom is pricier than an equivalent iPad. But parts costs have a lot to do with this, according to IHS iSuppli.
The permissions structure in OS X helps prevent inadvertent file access, and a permissions repair ensures the integrity of this structure.
The entry-level iPad Mini could cost Apple close to $200 to manufacture, according to a KGI Securities analyst, which likely means lower profit margins compared with other iDevices.
You can spend anywhere from $299 to $929 to buy an iPad this year, but things get very muddled with a mix of old and new.