As a outcome of a ongoing pandemic, millions of people around a universe have mislaid or left their jobs and hence can't means to compensate for new gadgets. It’s a small hardship compared to a hundreds of thousands who have mislaid desired ones, though it’s carrying knock-on effects.
Because of a rebate in demand, Apple subcontractors Foxconn and Pegatron (which also work with other vital tech companies) have motionless to cut behind on production. According to a Financial Times, thousands of employees have been laid off and restrictions have been imposed on overtime work.
The measures are expected to be temporary, as Apple is pronounced to have placed incomparable orders than common associated to this autumn’s new iPhone models. However, it will take several months for prolongation to get going, and until afterwards a factories will be using subsequent normal capacity.
Apple will benefaction a new quarterly news subsequent week. Hopefully by afterwards we’ll know a small some-more about what a subsequent few months are going to demeanour like.
This essay creatively seemed on MacWorld Sweden. Translation by David Price.