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iPhone 11 to support Apple Pencil: Report

San Francisco: The 2019 line-up of iPhones are expected to come with support for Apple Pencil — a wireless stylus pen from Apple, a new analyst note from Citi Analysts suggests. Rumours about Apple Pencil support for iPhones go back several years when CEO Tim Cook in an interview in 2016 had said, “If you’ve […]

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Apple acquires Intel's smartphone modem business for $1bn

San Francisco: Apple has announced the acquisition of chip-maker Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. Approximately 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker said in a statement late Thursday. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019. “This agreement enables […]

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2020 iPhones may get gaming-centric displays

San Francisco,: To make its devices more gaming-centric, Apple may add quick and ultra-smooth displays to its 2020 line-up of iPhones, for which the company is currently in discussion with Samsung and LG. Both LG and Samsung are known to be the two biggest suppliers of smartphone AMOLED displays in the world. “Apple is considering […]

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Apple users are replacing iPhones with Samsung: Report

San Francisco: Less and less Apple users are sticking with iPhones when it comes to replacement and are switching to Android phones, especially Samsung, a new report by BankMyCell has said. The iPhone trade-in site has been collecting data on the new device people have during the valuation and trade-in of their old iPhone. It […]

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Tech giants to face US hearings on anti-trust, cryptocurrency

Washington: Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook are set to face two US House hearings on anti-trust issues and Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency Libra. On Tuesday, the House Committee on Judiciary will discuss anti-trust issues while the Senate Banking Committee will discuss Facebook’s digital currency ‘Libra’ that is slated to arrive in 2020, CNET reported on Sunday. […]

Pakistani anchor confuses Apple Inc with fruit, gets trolled

Islamabad: A Pakistani TV anchor confused Apple Inc with the fruit during the live programme recently and became a laughing stock on social media. A video clip of the incident went viral after Pakistani journalist Naila Inayat posted it on Twitter. In the July 4 incident, the anchor can be seen chatting with a panelist […]

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Apple's iCloud services suffer major outage

San Francisco: As part of what looks like an app-meltdown phase after Google and Facebook apps, Apple’s iCloud services suffered a major outage that troubled users, especially in the US, signing into their accounts. The outage on Thursday evening affected almost all of Apple’s iCloud and other services, but while other services were back up […]

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Apple sued for patent violation over iOS low-power mode

San Francisco: Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the ‘low-power mode’ and ‘facedown detection’ features in iPhones and iPads. A lawsuit filed against the iPhone-maker claims that Apple’s mobile products that include a ‘low-power mode’ feature that reduces or stops certain background activities like GPS […]

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Apple releases public beta of new iPhone, iPad OS

San Francisco: Apple has released the first public beta of its upcoming iPhone and iPad operating systems (OS), iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, open for everybody to download and experience the test versions. The final version of the new iPhone and iPad operating systems is scheduled to release later this year, most likely by September, […]

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Apple may use Samsung displays in MacBooks, iPads

San Francisco: Apple is expected to launch its 16-inch MacBook Pro along with iPad Pro tablets with OLED screens from Samsung. Apple uses these high-end screens as a selling point for its iPhone XS and XS Max, but iPhone sales have been slowing and the company may need other places to put those screens, The […]

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'PUBG Mobile, Game For Peace revenue over $4.8 million a day'

San Francisco: China’s Internet powerhouse Tencent’s revenue from PUBG Mobile and its new version, Game For Peace, crossed $4.8 million a day in May, becoming the worlds top grossing mobile app, according to a new report from mobile app intelligence firm Sensor Tower. The two versions combined to generate an estimated $146 million in player […]

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Apple further fortifies users' data as tech firms falter

San Jose (California): Sending a strong message to tech companies who take data privacy for granted and allow third party vendors to snoop on your privacy, Apple – that has a clear roadmap on who finally owns the data – has decided to give its users more reasons to stay secure with their personal information. […]

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Apple raises iOS cellular download limit to 200MB

San Francisco: From 150MB per app, Apple has finally increased iOS’ cellular download limit to 200MB to help users download larger apps, especially when they are away from Wi-Fi. This is the first time since 2017 that the iPhone-maker has altered the download limit over mobile networks, Engadget reported on Friday. This should let users […]

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Galaxy Note 10 to skip physical buttons: Report

San Francisco: Samsung is likely to skip the standard 3.5-mm headphone jack and even physical keys for functions like volume and power on its upcoming Galaxy Note 10. “The Note 10 will have no 3.5mm connector, and exterior buttons (power, volume, Bixby) will be replaced by capacitive or pressure-sensitive areas, likely highlighted by some kind […]

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Apple set to unveil iOS 13, major upgrades

San Francisco: Tech giant Apple is set to unveil a slew of features and tools — from software to hardware along with major updates – on its iOS and MacOS ecosystem. While iOS 13 is a certainty, Apple could also refresh its Mac Pro and announce interoperability between iOS and MacOS at its annual developer […]

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Apple pledges to alert users on iPhone performance

London: Apple has committed to be clearer and more upfront with iPhone users about battery health and performance, the UK’s competition watchdog has said. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had raised consumer law concerns with the Cupertino-based tech giant last year after finding people were not being warned clearly that their phone’s performance could […]

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Apple's TV app reaching 100 countries including India

San Francisco: Apple has started rolling out its TV app in over 100 countries that includes India, which would run across devices, including iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs and all of the Samsung smart TVs that are part of its 2019 line-up. Along with India, US, Canada, Nepal, select African as well as Middle Eastern countries are […]

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US stocks close higher; Alphabet falls

New York: US stocks closed higher as Wall Street braced for a busy week, featuring a new wave of corporate results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 11.06 points, or 0.04 percent, to 26,554.39 on Monday. The S&P 500 rose 3.15 points, or 0.11 percent, to 2,943.03. The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 15.46 points, […]

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TikTok still unavailable on Google, Apple app stores

New Delhi: TikTok remained unavailable for download on both Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store on Thursday – a day after the Madras High Court’s Madurai Bench lifted the ban on the short video-sharing app. Sources in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said that official communication to the technology companies would be […]

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Google, Apple block TikTok download in India

New Delhi: Google and Apple have blocked the download of TikTok from Play Store and App Store respectively in India, following a request from the government to ban access to the Chinese short video-sharing app that has been downloaded over 230 million times in the country. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology had asked Google […]

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Foxconn set for mass production of iPhones in India

Taipai: In a clear signal that India is Apple’s next growth market, Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer Foxconn’s Chairman Terry Gou said, here on Monday, the company would begin mass production of iPhones in India this year. Addressing an event, Gou said the move “will get Foxconn more deeply involved in the development of the country’s smartphone […]

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Netflix intensifies OTT price war in India

New Delhi: The price war among various OTT players in India has intensified, with content streaming leader Netflix experimenting a weekly mobile-only plan for Rs 65 a month in the country. Netflix is also charging Rs 250 per month for mobile users but it still costs more than Amazon Prime which costs Rs 129 a […]

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Netflix withdraws support for Apple AirPlay

San Francisco: Netflix has suddenly withdrawn support for Apple’s AirPlay, a feature that let people watching Netflix on their iPads and iPhones to instantly play the content on their TVs, the media reported. The move came as a shock to may fans as Netflix for iOS had been supporting AirPlay since 2013. The news comes […]

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Airtel, Jio to fight for Zee Entertainment stake

New Delhi: Telecom majors Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio are set for another face-off, this time in the entertainment segment as both the companies plan to offer bids for stake in the Zee Entertainment Enterprises, sources privy to the development said. Bharti Airtel has already initiated the efforts and is likely to make a formal […]

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Apple starts iPhone 7 production in India

New Delhi: Giving an impetus to its India manufacturing plans, Apple has started the assembling of iPhone 7 at its supplier Wistron’s facility in Bengaluru. Taiwanese industrial major Wistron already assembles iPhone 6S in the country. “We are proud to be producing iPhone 7 in Bengaluru for our local customers furthering our long-term commitment in […]