Oct 16, 6:50 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Denisse Moreno 01/05/18 AT 2:32 PM Product delays under Apple CEO Tim Cook’s tenure have more than doubled compared to his predecessor Steve Jobs, according to analysis by the Wall Street Journal.The report comes as customers wait for the new HomePod, which was revealed in September. The speaker’s release date was initially in December but was pushed back.Delays have led to longer wait times between Apple product announcements and the shipping stage. Over the past six years, Apple has had an average of 23 days for new and updated items, longer waits than six years prior when the company saw an 11-day average.Cook, who became CEO in 2011, has seen three major products miss their projected shipping dates. The Apple Watch was promised for early 2015, but instead the company released the device in late April. The Apple Watch also saw long wait times for delivery.The Airpods, which were announced in September 2016 alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, were supposed to launch in late October. However, Apple then announced it needed more time. Apple was reportedly having trouble syncing audio between the two separate wireless earphones. The AirPods… Read full this story
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