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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Costs’

iPad Air Components Cost Less Than Last Year’s Model

With each passing year Apple adds new features and hardware to its line of iPhones and iPads. The cost for the latest Apple devices, however, has managed to remain relatively stable due to better manufacturing processes, as well as Apple’s incredible influence over its component manufacturers. A breakdown of the iPhone 5S back in September found that one of the …

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iPhone 5S Manufacturing Costs Estimated at $199

After the launch of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C last week, Apple (predictably) sold record numbers of the smartphones over the weekend. This is despite rumors of low manufacturing yields due to difficulties surrounding the new fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 5S. Now, with the smartphone finally in the hand of consumers, analysts can estimate just what kind of …

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Scorpion Antivenom Costs Arizona Patients $12,500 Per Vial

A scorpion antivenom that was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month is causing sticker shock for Arizona residents. The Arizona Republic, a Phoenix-area newspaper, is reporting that Phoenix hospitals are charging patients as much as $12,467 per vial of the antivenom. With a full treatment calling for three to five vials, medical costs can soar …

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