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  • Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c; may hit Indian store shelves March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding a new varaint to its phone lineup, Apple has launched the 8GB iPhone 5c model, and is listed on the Apple UK, China and Australia stores. The phone is available on the UK store for £429 - £40 ($66) less than the 16GB model. Apart from the...
  • Apple to reportedly launch 8GB iPhone 5c on Tuesday March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple reportedly is planning to launch an 8GB version of its not-so-popular iPhone 5c. Leaked documents from telecom operator O2 Germany suggest that Apple may launch the 8GB iPhone 5c at 509 euros - which will be 60 euros less than the 16GB iphone 5c that currently retails...
  • Apple iPhone 5c 16GB available online for Rs 36,899 February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The 16GB Apple iPhone 5c is available at a discounted price of Rs 36,899 on ecommerce site Amazon.in. The iPhone 5c (16GB) comes with an MRP of Rs 41,900. The iPhone 5c has a 4inch Retina display and is powered by Apple's A6 chip. It also has live photo...
  • 2013: 5 biggest tech trends that defined the year December 31, 2013

    New York: As I look back at the more than 100 tech products we reviewed in 2013, a handful of gadgets and services deserve a second look. It's become clear that one brand rarely stands out any more in whatever product category you look at. Competition is more intense than ever,...
  • 2013: 5 tech surprises of the year December 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Quite like other years, the year 2013 also witnessed the launch of many new devices including smartphones (with large screens and improved specifications), slimmer tablets, smartwatches, hybrid devices and premium video game consoles, but unlike many recent years, 2013 was a year when many groundbreaking mobile devices took...
  • Smartphones with fingerprint sensor to be mainstream in 2014: Report December 11, 2013

    Stockholm: Biometric smartphones are expected to become mainstream next year as leading handset makers follow the lead of Apple into fingerprint recognition technology, an Ericsson report on consumer trends showed on Wednesday. In September, Apple launched its iPhone 5S which was the first smartphone with a sensor to recognise fingerprints, improving...
  • Qualcomm plans smartphone chips with 64bit technology December 10, 2013

    San Francisco: Qualcomm Inc said it will make smartphone chips with 64bit features typically found in personal computers, following Apple Inc and opening the way to more efficient mobile gadgets. Qualcomm said its new Snapdragon 410 component will also include 4G cellphone connectivity technology and be aimed at the fastgrowing Chinese...
  • Apple iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c to be launched in India on November 1 October 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple has announced that its flagship smartphone, iPhone 5s, and the lessexpensive iPhone 5c will be available in India along with over a dozen other countries starting November 1. The iPhone 5c has a 4inch Retina display and is powered by Apple's A6 chip. It also has...
  • Apple sells 9 million iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c units in first three days September 23, 2013

    Bangalore: Apple Inc said it sold 9 million iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models in the first three days after their launch on Friday. Shares of Apple rose 3.6 per cent in premarket trade on Monday following the news. Demand for the iPhone 5s has exceeded initial supplies, and many online...
  • Apple iPhone 5s Touch ID fingerprint scanner hacked! September 23, 2013

    Boston: A group of German hackers claimed to have cracked the iPhone fingerprint scanner on Sunday, just two days after Apple Inc launched the technology that it promises will better protect devices from criminals and snoopers seeking access. If the claim is verified, it will be embarrassing for Apple which is...
  • Apple iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c less durable than iPhone 5: Tests September 23, 2013

    New York: As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily. SquareTrade, a provider of protection plans for gadgets, tested five smartphones, including Apple's new iPhones, to see if they could withstand drops, dunks and other common hazards. Its...
  • The best cameraphone? Lumia 1020 vs Galaxy S4 Zoom vs iPhone 5s September 20, 2013

    Sunnyvale: I used to cringe when I'd see people capturing precious memories with their smartphones. Although most smartphones have megapixel counts similar to what stand-alone cameras offer, they have been inferior in lens quality and manual controls. Images have never been as good ... until now. Over the past two months,...
  • Apple iPhone 5C orders 'not overwhelming' September 18, 2013

    New York: Pre-orders for Apple Inc's new plastic-backed, brightly coloured iPhone 5C have not been "overwhelming," and supply of both that model as well as a more expensive phone has been disappointing, a source at a US wireless carrier told Reuters on Tuesday. Apple unveiled two iPhone models - the 5C...
  • 10 new things that come to the iPhone with Apple iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Two new iPhones in an array of colours and a redesigned operating system to run them were among the major announcements from Apple on Tuesday. The company also announced it will release a previously announced overhaul of its operating system for iPhones and iPads on September 18. Here...
  • Chinese not happy with iPhone 5c pricing, more interested in iPhone 5s September 11, 2013

    Beijing: The world's biggest public company and the world's biggest country are at loggerheads over the price of a phone. Apple Inc's new plastic-backed iPhone 5C will sell for 4,488 yuan China, almost $200 more than the United States retail price of $549 and only 800 yuan less than its top-of-the-line...
  • The 'cheaper' Apple iPhone 5c could be priced over Rs 35,000 in India September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: There was a huge buzz around the stripped-down version of iPhone, named iPhone 5c, but the excitement seems to have dropped off after Apple announced the pricing details of the unlocked versions of the so-called cheaper iPhone 5c. Apple was expected to price the iPhone 5c competitively to...
  • Apple unveils lower-priced iPhone 5c, new iPhone 5s, adds more colours September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours (with most turning true) Apple has finally announced the launch of its much-anticipated iPhone 5s and the lower-priced iPhone 5c smartphones in a number of colour options. Apple iPhone 5c The iPhone 5c will come in five colours - yellow, pink, green, blue,...
  • Rumour roundup: Apple iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iWatch smartwatch September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple Inc is expected to introduce a cheaper version of the iPhone on Tuesday, bringing one of the industry's costliest smartphones within reach of the masses in poorer emerging markets. The world's most valuable technology company, which many expect to unveil an iPhone 5C in several colours alongside the...
  • Apple expected to launch iPhone 5S, lower-priced iPhone 5C today September 10, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs. In keeping with its tight-lipped ways, Apple Inc. hasn't disclosed what's on the agenda for the coming-out party scheduled to begin...
  • Why India, China are not likely to fall for a gold or champagne iPhone August 22, 2013

    Beijing: If Apple hopes to woo more Chinese by adding a glitzy coating some call it champagne, some gold to its next iPhone, it may be in for a surprise. While gold is hugely popular as a safe haven and a status symbol China is set to overtake...
  • Review stackup: Samsung Galaxy S4 versus the competition April 26, 2013

    New phones are continually coming out. Which should you buy? Here's a summary of Associated Press reviews on recent phones, including the latest from Samsung and Research In Motion. Android devices: Samsung Galaxy S4 The S4 is an excellent device from a hardware standpoint. Its 5inch screen is larger than its predecessor, yet...