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  • Google apologises for the Android mascot peeing on Apple logo 6 hours 3 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Google was re-evaluating its user-edited online map system after the latest embarrassing incident - an image of an Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo. The image, part of a crowd-sourced edit on Google Maps, appeared briefly at a Pakistani location before it was removed by the online giant...
  • Apple aims to ship more than 20 million Watch units in 2015: Sources 6 hours 59 minutes ago

    Taipei: Apple aims to ship at least 20 million Apple Watches this year, well above many analysts' forecasts, according to supply chain sources. Shipment estimates for the smartwatch, Apple's first wearable gadget that went on sale on Friday, vary widely as it's a relatively new type of consumer product and the...
  • Google Maps shows Android robot mascot peeing on the Apple logo 19 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The image of an Android robot mascot relieving itself on the Apple logo in Google Maps has the Internet amused. The image that appeared on Google Maps near the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan, could be seen only in the the Map view. It, however, disappeared when users...
  • Apple Watch components guarded with rare screws; repair firm iFixit blasts the screen to look inside Yesterday

    Melbourne: Apple managed to frustrate gadget lovers and investors desperate to find out the components of its new smartwatch on Friday, encasing its chips in tough resin and using rare screws to thwart people trying prise it apart. Gadget repair firm iFixit, which has carried out "teardowns" on Apple products from...
  • Infosys Q4 profit up 3.5 per cent; lags estimates Yesterday

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd(INFY.NS), India's second-largest software services exporter, on Thursday posted a 3.5 per cent rise in quarterly net profit, lagging analyst estimates. Revenue for the company, which makes more than two-thirds of its sales from clients in the United States and Europe, rose 4.2 per cent at Rs 13,411 crore,...
  • A guide to using Apple Watch: How to set it up, what all credentials you need, motion controls, and more Yesterday

    New York: The first batch of Apple Watches will arrive Friday. If you haven't ordered yours yet, you'll have to wait a while. Apple's retail stores won't have them, nor will any other store in the US, with the company taking orders over the Internet only - for delivery as...
  • Woman dumps her boyfriend's apple products in bathtub for cheating on her Yesterday

    Teaching a lesson the hard way, a woman in Japan decided to make her boyfriend pay for cheating on her. In what would hurt him the most, she took all his beloved Apple products and drowned them in a bathtub full of water. Thereafter, in order to drive the point...
  • ICICI, HDFC Bank develop 'watchbanking' apps for Apple Watch 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Even before Apple's keenly awaited watch hits the domestic shores, the country's two biggest private lenders have announced applications for the device. ICICI Bank Executive director Rajiv Sabharwal today announced that bank has developed an application that is compatible with Apple watch. He claimed ICICI Bank is the first bank...
  • Xiaomi's Apple fixation goes to a whole new level; now copies Apple's media invite design 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Xiaomi appears to be taking its tag of "Apple of China" a bit too seriously. For so long, the Chinese company has been aping Apple's product and interface designs. But now this Apple fixation goes to a whole new level.@stevekovach points out that Xiaomi's media invite for the...
  • Apple botches fix leaving all Mac machines vulnerable to attacks: Researchers 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Apple's incomplete fix of a major flaw in its Mac machines has left the computers vulnerable to attacks, researchers have claimed. Earlier this month, Apple released its latest Mac OS X Yosemite and claimed to have fixed a significant backdoor named Rootpipe that was present on its computers...
  • WhatsApp voice calling finally comes to iOS 3 days ago

    New Delhi: WhatsApp's iOS users will finally be able to place calls over the Internet with the company's latest free calling feature which is now being extended to the Apple platform. Only a few weeks back, calling on WhatsApp was rolled out for the messaging app's Android users and now the...
  • Google gears up to fight Apple Watch, releases major Android Watch update 4 days ago

    New Delhi: As the Apple Watch gets closer to the wrists of the consumers, Google is leaving no stone unturned to highlight its own Android Wear watches to garner interest. The search giant has released a major update to its Android Wear smartwatches adding more functionality to the wearable devices. The...
  • Nokia likely to return to the phone market in 2016 4 days ago

    New Delhi: All the fans of Nokia phones might get lucky in 2016 as the Finnish manufacturer is expected to return to making mobile handsets. The once popular mobile manufacturer gave away its phone business to software giant Microsoft in 2013 owing to tough competition from rivals Apple and...
  • Instagram forays into wearable space with Apple Watch app 5 days ago

    New York: Instagram is coming up with a new app for the Apple Watch that would issue an alert as soon as someone posts a picture. Instagram, owned by Facebook, will use the smartwatch to help users keep up with their closest friends through alerts as soon as they post a...
  • Samsung increased its lead over Apple in smartphone shipments even before Galaxy S6, S6 Edge went on sale 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung defeated Apple in terms of smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2015 even before its latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge started shipping, according to a new data. Taiwan-based technology market intelligence firm TrendForce notes that in Q1, a total of 291.2 million smartphone units were...
  • New leaked images show how big the rumoured 12-inch iPad could be 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The next Apple iPad is yet to be announced, but the Web has been flooded with rumours and speculations, with the latest being an estimation about how big the upcoming 12-inch iPad Pro could be. New images spotted on French publication Nowhereelse features some of the iPad Pro...
  • How Apple Watch could reshape journalism 6 days ago

    Washington: With the Apple Watch expected to sell in the millions, news organisations are refocusing their efforts to become part of that tiny screen. In the news business, this is now called "glance journalism." The Apple Watch, expected to catapult to the leading item in wearable technology, opens up new possibilities to...
  • How Apple's first homepage looked like 6 days ago

    New Delhi: An Apple curator has posted on Web what is believably Apple Inc's earliest recorded home page from way back in 1992- one that is tiny and pixilated. When Kevin Fox wasn't happy with a blog post that claimed to show screenshots from the early days of Apple homepage,...
  • Why Apple bought 36,000 acres of forest 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Like all the products by Apple, their packaging too is highly sophisticated with a certain paper that is smooth to touch and gives such a distinct look that you don't feel like throwing away the packaging long after the device has been put to use. Ever wondered how...
  • Apple Pay to debut in Canada this November 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Apple Inc is planning to launch its electronic payments service in Canada in November, the first international expansion of Apple Pay, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The iPhone maker is in talks with Canada's six biggest banks, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank,...
  • Microsoft SPOT smartwatch from 2004 wasn't a mere smartwatch, it was also a can of Axe deo April 17, 2015

    Back in the early 2000s, and long before the Apple Watch, Microsoft had taken a shot at wearables with its Smart Personal Object Technology (SPOT) initiative that apart from a smart wristwatch also included a travel clock and a key chain.A little-watched ad from back in 2004, featuring actor-director Spike...
  • Apple Watch to include Line messaging app April 17, 2015

    Tokyo: Apple's highly anticipated smartwatch will feature a Line Messaging application, the system used on the iPhone, enabling the watch to receive new messages and reply with "stickers" and "emoticons", Line's spokesperson in Japan confirmed to Efe news agency on Thursday. The new Apple Watch, set to hit stores on April...
  • Apple Watches will not be available to buy in-store in May: Report April 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple's watches will not be available to buy in-store in May, according to a memo from Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, the Telegraph reported. Customers will be asked to order online to "get customers the model they want earlier and faster," according to the memo posted by the Telegraph. Deliveries of...
  • Apple's Russian version of Siri accused of being homophobic April 16, 2015

    New Delhi:A company that claims loyalty to gays and its current CEO is also a homosexual, what are the possibilities that its product could be designed to be a homophobic? Tech giant, Apple has been accused of programming the Russian version of its voice assistant, Siri, as homophobic. The Russian Siri...
  • Huawei launches 5.2-inch P8, 6.8-inch P8 Max octa-core phones to take on Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 April 16, 2015

    London: China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. The P8, which runs Google's Android operating system, has a 5.2 inch display screen -- slightly larger than the...
  • Samsung creates a standalone team to make screens for Apple devices: Report April 15, 2015

    Bengaluru: Samsung Electronics has created a standalone team of about 200 employees to work exclusively on making screens for rival smartphone maker Apple's products, Bloomberg reported, citing people with direct knowledge of the matter. The team at Samsung Display Co, which provides screens for iPads and MacBooks, helps develop products and...
  • The world's first USB Type-C phones may upset Apple, Huawei and HTC April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: For consumers it might be a new element to the concept of smartphones, but the introduction of the world's first smartphones with USB Type-C is sure to upset the biggies of the tech world. Chinese company Letv unveiled its debut smartphones, named Le Superphones, which boast of the new...
  • Chinese company that compared Apple to Hitler launches the world's first USB Type-C phone April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: After creating a furor for comparing Apple to Nazi leader Hitler, Chinese company, Letv announced its Le Superphones in the US market, apparently to compete with the Hitler of the smartphone industry. Two weeks ago the company's poster teased Le Superphones showing Hitler giving the Nazi salute while wearing...
  • Apple bans selfie sticks: Any one found using one may be thrown out April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple is making it absolutely clear that it will not tolerate any person attending its upcoming WWDC developers conference who gets into a selfie-clicking mode using a telescoping stick. The company has issued a attendance policy for its June event banning professional photography and GoPro wearable cameras. While it...