According to DigiTimes, "The upstream supply chain's shipments for Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro have been increasing recently and the device's monthly shipment volume is expected to grow to 600,000 units in July, up from around 500,000 units now, helping its annual shipments to reach five million units in 2017, according to some market watchers".
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be seeing more than software announcements as reports have surfaced that new MacBooks will be revealed at the event. But Macs are key to retaining the business of loyalists and the creative industries - the cornerstone of Apple's resurgence at the turn of the millennium under Steve Jobs.
Microsoft's latest hardware offering has a massive record of boot-up time in seconds, not to mention it has been widely lauded for its solid touch screen capability and a more stable Windows. But some observers say that for awhile, Apple has not given its iPad line the attention and drama the iPhone models get.
The iPad mini was lauched in 2012, and was expected to fend off competition from Google Nexus and Amazon Kindle Fire. A new MacBook Pro will sport Intel's Kaby Lake processor, an upgrade over the current Skylake-based models.
From the perspective of stockholders, it shouldn't matter if Apple grows iPad revenue through unit growth or through average selling price growth, as long as Apple can get its iPad business back to revenue growth after multiple quarters of year-over-year declines.
It has been nearly seven years since Apple last redesigned the MacBook Air.
Last fall, Apple launched new MacBook Pros with a touchscreen integrated into the keyboard.
Finally, Apple may update its least expensive laptop, the MacBook Air, with a new processor as well.
In Apple's most recent fiscal year - that is, fiscal year 2016 - Apple shipped 45.59 million iPads, down approximately 17% from the almost 55 million that the company shipped in the year prior.
Apple has not updated its very own MacBook Air since March of 2015. This tweak to Apple's mobile operating system formats storage differently to older tech, supporting different file structures and organises data differently. Market watchers expect the annual shipment to surpass five million units this year.
In the women s tournament, Venus Williams overcame determined Briton Johanna Konta to win their third-round clash 6-1, 3-6, 6-1. The Spaniard was too strong and too clever for Jack Sock, winning 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals.
James Bowden, 32, is believed to have shot a 46-year-old sheriff's deputy along with two other people in Yell County on Thursday. They had said the suspect had been located in a home in rural Arkansas and negotiators were trying to contact the suspect.
International Court of Justice (ICJ) gave its verdict today, ruling in favour of India in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Indian lawyers argued that the restrictions amounted to a breach of the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
It's clearly fantastic for INDYCAR - that's easy for everyone to see - but it's also great for Fernando and great for Formula One. Rahal added that the foundation will carry on Donohue's memory. "We need to help secure the future for this program".
His predecessor, Slavisa Jokanovic, left Watford soon after guiding the team back into the Premier League for the 2015-16 season. Now I would like to go to Spain, Portugal or any other destination that motivates me.
The circumstances of Jadhav's arrest remain disputed, Judge Abraham said while reading out the world court's verdict. Qureshi said that India owns Jadhav as its national and that there should be no interference on Pakistani soil.
Adding that slippages are slowing down, she said the lender refreshed the watch list this year as compared to last year's list. Loan growth was at 7.92 percent for the year ended March 2017, with home and auto loans growth continuing to be strong.
The nationwide average for a 30-year fixed-rate refinance floated higher, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed remained steady. Adjustable rate mortgage loans accounted for 8.1% of all applications, down 0.1 percentage points compared with the prior week.
Profit margin per dual fuel household customer - a key measure in the industry - was around 6.9% against 6.2% the previous year. SSE's board of directors recommended a 2.1% in full-year dividend payments to shareholders.
They said, 'You're never going to be tall enough to sign with Wilhelmina and IMG; you can do bathing suits, beauty, lingerie'". A brand new teaser clip has been released, showing First Lady Claire Underwood ( Robin Wright ) addressing the nation.
He thrived under the added responsibility of being captain, as someone to look up to for a very young side. It was a sign of faith and sent a symbolic message to the players: All the players are important here.
Obama for almost a decade, saying they often disagreed on tactics and even had their share of "shouting matches". The former Vice President also couldn't resist taking a jab at one of his previous colleagues, Hillary Clinton .
AT&T workers are on strike over contract negotiations
AT&T workers are expected to picket outside their stores throughout the weekend, including on Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile. This weekend's strike comes almost two months after 17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California walked off the job.
Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship
Thompson ranks second on tour in driving distance (276 yards) and second in greens in regulation (79.49 percent). She leads a trio of American players at 5 under, including Gerina Piller, Brittany Lincicome and Angel Yin .
ASUS ZenFone AR Coming To The US As A Verizon Exclusive
The smartphone runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and support Hi-Res Audio, DTS virtual surround sound, and a 5-magnet speaker. The Asus ZenFone AR features a vapor cooling system which prevents the handset from overheating when using Tango and Daydream.
Pemberton Music Festival cancelled
For the past four years Huka Entertainment has worked to create a one-of-a-kind experience in the most attractive place on earth. This year's four-day event was slated to feature Muse , A Tribe Called Quest and Chance the Rapper.
Paul George left off all-NBA Team, loses out on $30M
This takes away a key advantage for the Indiana Pacers and Utah Jazz when it comes to trying to re-sign their stars. If he would of made an "All-NBA" team, the Pacers could offer 6-7 million more per season and an extra year.
New images and TV spot for Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman being a film that critics and fans can all champion will be a nice change of pace. Critics are eating up their chemistry! Wonder Woman lands in the United Kingdom on 1 June.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Posted gains of 0.77% in the Last Trade
Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 10,507,127 shares of the company's stock, valued at $756,408,072.73. Abbott Laboratories (ABT) have shown a high EPS growth of 0.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -58.60% yoy.
Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K
The total number claiming benefits fell by 22,000 to 1,898,000, also a third straight drop its lowest point since November 1988. The four-week moving average of initial claims, which evens out weekly volatility, decreased last week to 240,750.
OnePlus is partnering with DxOmark
DxO is best known for creating the photography benchmark DxoMark against which all smartphone cameras are measured. Rumors have been swirling for weeks that OnePlus is planning a dual-lens camera for the OnePlus 5.
Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win
On Tuesday night, the official 2017 NBA Draft order was revealed in NY and the second-likeliest scenario unfolded for the Knicks . After the lottery ended, Pierce wrote on twitter: "And look what I leave behind for the Celts on my way out #1 pick".