Apple

  • Apple offers users option to delete free U2 album following complaints 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Apple on Monday began helping people boot U2 off their iTunes accounts after a cacophony of complaints about not wanting the automatically downloaded free album by the Irish rock band. U2 performed at the close of an Apple event last week marked by the unveiling of new large-screen iPhones,...
  • With 4 million pre-orders iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus shatter iPhone 5 record 18 hours 52 minutes ago

    New York: Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and throughout September, but many won't be delivered until...
  • What Apple Pay is attempting now, the Japanese did that 10 years ago Yesterday

    Tokyo: Apple's proud announcement that its new iPhone could be used to buy goods in a single swipe left customers non-plussed in Japan, where mobile contactless payments have been normal fare for a decade. A type of Near Field Communication (NFC) chip, known in Japan as FeliCa, was introduced to the...
  • Self-driving cars are now also chatting with each other 2 days ago

    Detroit: An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates a new stage in automation is happening faster than many...
  • Will Apple Pay kill the card swipe? 2 days ago

    New York: Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper cheque. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. The service, which will work both with...
  • Apple fails the geography test, again 3 days ago

    Toronto: Geography has again stumped Apple, with the technology company mixing up and relocating both Canada's largest city and its national capital on a map showing when different parts of the country can expect new iPhone deliveries. Not only did Apple's Canadian website misplace Toronto and Ottawa, it incorrectly placed Edmonton...
  • 5.5-inch Apple iPhone 6 Plus in greater demand than the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, after a record number of orders for the company's latest smartphones strained available supply. The new iPhone 6 goes on sale on September 19 in the United States but the company began...
  • Himachal Pradesh to hold apple festival 3 days ago

    Shimla: To promote apples of Himachal Pradesh, the fruit basket of the country, the state tourism department will organise a two-day apple festival here from September 25, an official said on Friday. "As apple is one of the main horticulture crops of the state, we would showcase its varieties to the...
  • Apple Watch 'too feminine, looks like it was designed by a student' 4 days ago

    Berlin: Apple's long-awaited smartwatch looks "too feminine" and its design will not stand the test of time, luxury giant LVMH's watch guru has told German media. Jean-Claude Biver, who heads the French group's luxury-watch division, said the US tech titan had made "some fundamental mistakes" designing the Apple Watch. "This watch has...
  • How the Apple Watch would look like if it came with a circular display 5 days ago

    Design comparisons were inevitable as Apple unveiled to the world its first smartwatch on Tuesday. As soon as Apple lifted the veil of its much-eyed square-shaped Watch, its design was pit against the best-looking Android Wear Moto 360 smartwatch. And it didn't take UX and UI designer Alcion long to...
  • Why Apple Pay may not be a game changer after all 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Apple's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smartwatches may not be a game changer after all. The success of Apple Pay, unveiled at a gala launch on Tuesday, hinges on the willingness of retailers to use NFC-based payment systems, industry experts said. So...
  • Is the Apple Watch launch a defining moment for wireless charging? 5 days ago

    Singapore: Apple Inc's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment for a technology that's languished for years amid competing standards and consumer confusion. Supporters of wireless charging see a future where people no longer worry about topping up their gadgets; are free from tangled power...
  • Missing sapphire glass in the iPhone 6 disappoints many 5 days ago

    Seoul: Apple may have disappointed many consumers by not putting sapphire glass covers on its new iPhone, but the scratch-resistant material is gradually making its way into mobile devices despite manufacturing challenges and high costs. Speculation had been rife in the weeks leading up to Tuesday's unveiling of the iPhone 6...
  • Move over the iWatch, have you seen the 'Bhai' watch? The Internet couldn't wait; everyone has a version of the Apple watch already! 5 days ago

    The internet was still busy cracking jokes about selling kidneys and other appropriate organs they might have to trade for the iPhone 6 when Apple announced the iWatch! Apple fans are anxiously awaiting the smartwatch to hit the stores. But the ones who couldn't wait bought themselves exclusive versions of...
  • Can habitual party crasher Apple make the smartwatch a must-have? 5 days ago

    New York: Apple is a habitual party crasher, but can the company's history of arriving late and making a big splash in various gadget categories continue with the Apple Watch? The technology company was a late entrant into many of its most prominent product categories: the iPod wasn't the first digital...
  • The mystery of the missing 'i' in the Apple Watch 5 days ago

    San Francisco/New York: Apple's Tuesday launch was a marketing extravaganza stuffed full of gadgets, corporate hyperbole and celebrities of every stripe. One thing was missing: the "i" in front of the Watch. Apple's prefix has anchored the brand names of generations of products, from its phone to the iPad. But in...
  • Apple iOS 8 to be available from September 17: Here's what new in the updated iPhone, iPad software 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Apple's mobile operating system iOS 8 which has been in the works for some time will be made available on September 17. The new platform is a free software update for iPhones and iPads and will support features such as Apple's Health app that monitors health and fitness,...
  • Apple Pay review: Simplifies payments, improves security 6 days ago

    Few people use their phones to pay for goods and services at retail stores. That's because it's not difficult to pull out a plastic credit card, however insecure that technology might be. Apple is trying to change that with Apple Pay, which will come to the new iPhones in October...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus review: They neutralise a key Android advantage 6 days ago

    Apple's new 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus are both larger than the current 4-inch models. They neutralise a key advantage Android phones have had: size. And Apple managed to make its new phones thinner, with edges that are curved and fit nicely in the hands. Gone is the...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus: Price, India availability, specifications 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Apple on Tuesday took the wraps off the larger 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. The new iPhones won't just have bigger screens, but will have a new, horizontal viewing mode to take advantage of the larger display. Both the phones will be available in Silver,...
  • Apple Watch review: Its first smartwatch points to another winner for Apple 6 days ago

    Cupertino: As computerised wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won't feel giant on smaller hands, as some competing watches do. I also like that Apple will offer a variety of straps and materials, so fitness buffs can get...
  • Apple's new mobile payment service Pay allows users to pay for items in stores with their iPhones 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Apple at its event on Tuesday introduced a new mobile payments service dubbed Apple Pay. Each phone will come equipped with its new payments service, which launches in the United States next month and allows users to pay for items in stores with their phones instead of physically...
  • Watch: Experts rate iPhone 6 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN, experts rate the all new iPhone 6. "Apple behind the curve when it comes to phone size. It is hard to say whether or not it would be distinctly different from some of the larger phones that are already in the market," say experts. ...
  • Apple releases U2's new album 'Songs of Innocence' for free on iTunes 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Veteran Irish rockers U2 pulled off a surprise at Apple's event to launch new products on Tuesday, making its latest album available for free on Apple's iTunes online store. The Grammy Award-winning band performed at the Cupertino, California event, at which Apple unveiled two new iPhones, a smart watch...
  • Apple Watch gets mixed reviews in the fashion world 6 days ago

    Cupertino: Apple's newly unveiled smartwatch on Tuesday split fashion arbiters who may prove pivotal to its broad acceptance. Many praised the Apple Watch, priced from $349 when it debuts next year, for its clean aesthetic, but some bloggers and editors said the watch had a masculine aura, which would limit its...
  • Is the iPhone 6 actually a 2012 Google Nexus 4 in Apple clothing? 6 days ago

    There was a time when Apple was the trend setter and Samsung earned for itself a reputation for being the fast follower. But then that was quite some time ago. The tech world has evolved fast and even a giant like Apple is struggling to find its feet. At Apple's...
  • U2 drops new surprise album 'Songs of Innocence' at Apple unveiling 6 days ago

    Cupertino: Surprise! U2 just put out a new album, and the renowned rock band is giving it away for free to iTunes users. U2 made the unexpected announcement Tuesday at Apple's unveiling event in Cupertino, California. All customers with iTunes accounts could download the 11-song "Songs of Innocence" for free Tuesday...
  • 'iPhone 6 has some new features but sticks to the classic: iCantAffordIt': Funniest Twitter reactions after the launch of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iWatch 6 days ago

    Apple fans on Twitter waited with bated breath to watch the launch of the latest technological breakthrough - the iPhone 6. For Android fans however, it was a laugh riot. As Tim Cook revealed what's new from the house of Apple in the iPhone 6, Apple fanatics went berserk discussing...
  • 'Very future techno, as opposed to feminine sexy': Fashion world and film fraternity divided on first look at Apple Watch 6 days ago

    Cupertino: Apple Inc's newly unveiled smartwatch on Tuesday split fashion arbiters who may prove pivotal to its broad acceptance. Many praised the "Apple Watch", priced from $349 when it debuts next year, for its clean aesthetic, but some bloggers and editors said the watch had a masculine aura, which would limit...