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China locks down area around world’s biggest iPhone factory due to COVID outbreak
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China locks down area around world’s biggest iPhone factory due to COVID outbreak

A medical worker sitting on a mobile nucleic acid sampling tricycle takes a swab sample from a resident for COVID-19 nucleic acid test on October 31, 2022 in Zhengzhou, China. Liu Xu/VCG via Getty Images Beijing — Access to an industrial zone in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou was suspended Wednesday after the city reported dozens of coronavirus cases and workers who assemble Apple Inc. iPhones left their factory in the zone following outbreaks. The announcement didn't say whether the isolation of the Zhengzhou Airport Economic Zone was related to cases at the Foxconn factory. It gave no indication of what prompted the closure. It said no one can enter or leave for on...
Apple’s First-Gen Mixed Reality Headset is to Introduce Breakthrough Display Technology
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Apple’s First-Gen Mixed Reality Headset is to Introduce Breakthrough Display Technology

  On Monday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Suppliers Sony, LG & Samsung Displays are working on OLEDos and LEDos for future Apple Mixed Reality Headsets." The report noted that OLEDoS is expected to be used in Apple's first generation mixed reality headset set to debut in 2023. Sony and LG are to be Apple's initial suppliers of the next-generation of display, with Samsung possibly coming on board down the road.   On Friday, Counterpoint published a report covering OLEDoS that they deemed a technological breakthrough for AR/VR devices. It would almost explain Apple's delay in debuting their first generation mixed reality headset. A breakthrough of this kind is going to allow Apple's coming headset to standout in the market above competing headsets right out of the...