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For an iWatch to kick butt, Apple must innovate in batteries

If the company is indeed working on a watch-size device with the bells and whistles of a smartphone, battery life could prove a challenge.

By February 19, 2013


iPhone 5 may cost Apple $167.50 to build, says one estimate

The new phone's bill of materials is a bit pricier than its two predecessors, according to an estimate from TechInsights.

By September 14, 2012


Google Nexus 7 selling at a loss at £159, teardown suggests

The cheaper 8GB version of Google's new tablet is a loss leader for the search giant, according to a new teardown report.

By July 10, 2012


Nexus 7 leaves Google with razor-thin profit margin

Analysts estimate that Google's first branded tablet will generate very little income per device. What will make the tablet a profitable venture?

By July 4, 2012


Apple spending $203 for each iPhone 4S, says report

Preliminary estimates from UBM TechInsights say that Apple is paying $203 to manufacture each 32GB iPhone 4S, with $26 spent on the processor and $31 for the Retina display.

By October 6, 2011


Apple iPhone 4S costs £130 to make, say researchers

The 32GB iPhone 4S costs Apple £130 to make, according to estimates, which considering the price, spells P-R-O-F-I-T for Apple.

By October 6, 2011


Amazon Kindle Fire: Profit or loss for retailer?

Analysts seem divided over the question of whether Amazon will actually make a profit or suffer a loss with each new Kindle Fire tablet that it sells.

By October 3, 2011


Inside the iPad 2: Chip brings 50% browsing boost

The iPad 2 has changed probably more inside than outside compared with its predecessor, the original iPad. A new dual-core processor and enhanced graphics chip offer some pretty big performance spikes.

By March 12, 2011


iPad 2 gets the teardown treatment

iSuppli offers an early look at its estimated cost for every component Apple installed in its latest tablet.

By March 13, 2011


Verizon iPhone packs 'world mode' chip, revamped antenna

An iFixit teardown of Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 exposes a new Qualcomm chip and a redesigned antenna, among other changes to the erstwhile AT&T-only phone.

By February 7, 2011