Taiwanese iPhone 5 panel producer Wintek is having some trouble with a "delayed bubble" defect in the upcoming smartphone's screen, a new report claims.
A report from a Hong-Kong watchdog group accuses suppliers of "military-style management of workers," despite Apple's code of conduct.
Scoring last among 29 tech firms in report by Chinese environmental groups, Apple is rebuked for lack of responsiveness to health and safety conditions at factories that make its components.
Shipments of touch panels will be down 15 percent to 20 percent compared with the first quarter as Apple prepares to transition to its next handset, according to the DigiTimes.
With its new 7-inch Google Nexus shipping next month, the company reportedly plans to launch a 10-inch version, claims DigiTimes.
In January, Apple's suppliers were 99 percent compliant with the requirement that no employee work more than 60 hours a week.
The so-called iPhone 5 could get "in-cell touch panels," making for a slimmer device.
Ultrabooks and just about any other Windows 8 device you can think of will come with touch, Intel tells CNET.
To make sure that Windows 8 ultrabooks are not just a one-hit wonder, the chip giant is getting involved in touch display supply.
Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has signed on Chimei Innolux Corp. to assist with touch-screen production to help meet the overwhelming demand for the iPad 2.