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Apple Puts Brakes on iPhone 5C Production

Apple cuts orders on lower-cost option

(Newser) - Apple is telling its suppliers to scale back production on the iPhone 5C, the lower-cost iPhone model that's been criticized from day one for being too expensive. Apple's two Taiwanese assemblers were told that fourth-quarter orders would be cut, by about 20% for the larger of the two,... More »

iPhone 5S, 5C Sales Smash Record

Customers buy 9M on first weekend

(Newser) - Apple's new iPhones went on sale this weekend, and it seems customers were plenty ready: They picked up more than 9 million units of the 5S and 5C, a record for the first weekend of sales, the company notes. "This is our best iPhone launch yet," CEO... More »

Apple Held an Event, Tech World Snoozed

Rice & Co. didn't deliver a cheap phone, or anything new enough

(Newser) - Apple's big iPhone unveiling yesterday—in which it replaced the iPhone 5 with the similar 5S and cheaper, multicolored 5C—has pundits yawning and investors selling. Here's how people are reacting:
  • The biggest problem is that "Apple failed to feed the insatiable consumer appetite for the new,
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New iPhone 'Beautifully, Unapologetically Plastic'

Apple officially unveils iphones 5S, 5C, and more

(Newser) - Apple is hoping its new, cheaper iPhone can make plastic cool. As expected , Apple unveiled two new iterations on its popular smartphone today, the premium 5S, and the budget-friendly 5C. "The iPhone 5C is beautifully, unapologetically plastic," designer Jonathan Ive said, according to the Washington Post . Here's... More »

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