Apple’s iPhone 5c Build Costs Start At $173, Entry-Level 5s At $199, According To Research Firm IHS

Every time Apple builds a new device, search firm IHS takes a look at the parts and tries to estimate the bill-of-materials for the new gadget. The resulting price is a rough approximation of what it

BlackBerry Bold margins appear to be huge

According to iSuppli the BlackBerry Bold has a BOM of $169.41, which might lead you to believe that RIM’s margins for the device are huge when compared to the selling price here in the US. AT&T

Apple only spends $100 to build iPhone 3G?

Says this guy, The raw cost of materials to build the iPhone 3G could be nearly half that of the original model, according to Portelligent Inc. (Austin) that conducted a teardown analysis of the first