iPhone 5
iPhone 5
iPhone 5

Ahead of each new iPhone launch, there always seem to be at least a few reports that claim supply will be squeezed. In keeping with tradition, Digitimes on Wednesday cited multiple unnamed sources in Apple’s Eastern supply chain in stating that the company’s initial supply of iPhones may be more than 25% short of its original order. According to the report, the use of new in-cell touchscreen technology on Apple’s next-generation iPhone has resulted in unforeseen challenges, and third-quarter “iPhone 5” shipments will fall from 20 million units to less that 15 million as a result. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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