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  • Google gears up to fight Apple Watch, releases major Android Watch update 9 hours 35 minutes 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 10 hours 5 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • IBM teams with Apple on artificial intelligence health program 1 week ago

    San Francisco: IBM announced alliances with Apple and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices. IBM is collaborating with Apple, Medtronic, and Johnson & Johnson to use its Watson artificial intelligence system to give users insights...
  • Fake Xiaomi Mi Power Banks sell more than the original, complains Xiaomi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: What is stopping Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi from exceeding its proven success over top brands like Samsung and Apple? Counterfeits! Xiaomi has complained that its Mi Power Banks hit only 14.6 million units last year which is less than half of the anticipated sale. The reason for slumping figures...
  • Sharp unveils a 4K smartphone display with 3840x2160 resolution at 806 ppi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After 4K TVs, it is time for smartphones to sport the ultra high-definition displays. Sharp has introduced a display that will fit in 5.5-inch smartphones in near future and offer a 3840x2160 resolution. The Sharp 4K IGZO displays will offer 806 ppi and will take on Samsung's 4K AMOLED...
  • Apple Watch deliveries to be delayed April 13, 2015

    San Francisco/Paris: Customers preordering Apple Inc's smartwatch on Friday will have to wait at least a month for delivery, a sign of strong early demand for company chief Tim Cook's first new major product. People flocked to Apple's stores around the world to get a close-up look at the Apple Watch,...
  • Apple, Samsung lose market share despite being top smartphone makers April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as the two smartphone makers are the leaders in the market, Apple and Samsung have faced a dip in their market share. According to the latest data by comScore, both the tech companies witnessed a dip in their market share in the three months to February. Apple's market share...
  • Apple Watch options: 54 combinations of case, band, size April 11, 2015

    New York: Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size - there are 54 possible configurations in all. Most models come in two sizes, 38 millimeters and 42 millimeters, as measured by the height of the watch face. The larger one costs $50 more in most...
  • Apple urged to set up R&D facility in India April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked tech giant Apple to consider opening an R&D facility in India as the country offers great business opportunities. The Minister, who met Apple Head Compliance EMEIA region John Reynolds, said though the US firm did not have a powerful presence in...
  • Here's why there were no traditional overnight queues for Apple Watch debut April 11, 2015

    Palo Alto: An online rush replaced the traditional overnight queues outside Apple stores on Friday as the iconic tech company began taking orders and letting shoppers get their hands on its much-vaunted smartwatch for the first time. Eager customers placed online orders for the Apple Watch as soon as Apple's website...
  • Apple in talks with Taylor Swift, other musicians for exclusive streaming deals: Report April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple has approached more than a dozen musicians, including British band Florence and the Machine, in an effort to sign exclusive deals for some of their music to be streamed on Beats, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company is in talks with Florence and the Machine...
  • Apple watch starts at $349 April 11, 2015

    The Apple watch is now available for pre-order in India over the next few months. ...
  • What happens when Apple Watch's screen is attacked with a hammer and a power drill April 10, 2015

    Apple's long-awaited Watch goes on sale from April 24. Apple's Watch uses a sapphire screen for two of the three versions. iPhonefixed subjects the Apple Watch's display to some serious punishment. In the video posted on their website, the Apple watch is seen being hit with a hammer and a...