Apples

  • Manufacturing cost of the $650 iPhone 6 is $200, $750 iPhone 6 Plus costs Apple $216 59 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Apple's largest iPhone is selling for $100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it costs Apple only $15.50 more to make the more expensive version. Apple said it sold more than 10 million of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6...
  • More than 10 million iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus sold in first three days: Apple Yesterday

    Apple said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays. Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company could have sold even more iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models if supplies...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus more durable than Samsung Galaxy S5: Tests Yesterday

    New York: Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break...
  • Google emulates Apple, says the new version of Android would also require users' approval to access devices 2 days ago

    San Francisco: Google has announced that a new version of its operating system for mobile phones and Android tablets will prevent company access to devices without owner consent, similar to the measure taken by Apple for its new iOS system in iPhone and iPad. The Washington Post and The Wall Street...
  • Over Rs 1,000 crore damage to apple crop in J&K floods: Assocham 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Over Rs 1,000 crore worth of apple crop has been damaged in Jammu and Kashmir because of devastating floods, and consumers across the country should be prepared to pay high prices during the coming festival season, said an Assocham study. "Floods have washed out Kashmir apple's crop worth Rs...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook kicks off iPhone 6 sales at a store near his Silicon Valley home 3 days ago

    San Francisco: Apple chief Tim Cook personally kicked off sales of the iPhone 6, joining in "selfies" and shaking hands with customers outside the company's store near his Silicon Valley home. Cook was dressed in a black Tshirt and jeans as he worked his way from one end to the other...
  • Apple is losing its 'cool' factor: Consumers 3 days ago

    San Francisco: Holly Riggle, a 29yearold whitecollar worker from Ohio, is just the kind of everyday customer Apple would love to have for its new iPhone 6, which launches Friday. But Riggle is sticking to her Android smartphone, calling Apple less "original" than it was under former chief executive Steve Jobs....
  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus review: The new Apple iPhones eliminate screen size as a reason to avoid iPhones 4 days ago

    New York: It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android. After all, phones running Google's Android system long have had larger screens. In addition, many Android phones already have the wireless chips that iPhones are getting for making credit card payments without pulling out a card...
  • Apple iPhone 6 sales on hold in China 5 days ago

    Beijing: Apple's iPhone 6 received regulatory approval for use on domestic frequencies but still requires one more critical licence before it may be sold in the country, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. Apple has not yet issued an iPhone 6 release date for China, one of its most...
  • With iOS 8, Apple adds new security measures to iPhones, iPads; would now need users' approval to access devices 5 days ago

    San Francisco: Technology giant Apple has announced a modification in its new iOS 8 operating system for mobile phones which prevents the company from accessing the devices without owner consent, a measure to hinder police snooping. Apple said in a statement released Wednesday that, unlike its competitors, it no longer can...
  • iOS 8: Why older iPhone, iPad users should wait before upgrading 5 days ago

    New York: Apple's iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads is worth getting but not necessarily right away. Those with an older device, such as an iPhone 4s or an iPad 2, might want to wait to see whether others have difficulties using iOS 8 with slower processors. Some...
  • Apple iOS 8 review: Android can't compete with iOS' evolving unity 5 days ago

    New York: The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity. Many iPhone owners also have iPads and Mac computers, and family members are likely to have Apple devices, too. With the new iOS 8 software for iPhones and iPads,...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus come with preinstalled kill switch 6 days ago

    Washington: New Apple phones include a theft deterrent system that enables users to lock their devices and wipe them clean of data if stolen, a victory for regulators who have long pushed the telecommunications industry to do more to stem theft. The tool, known as a kill switch, will be standard...
  • Apple's HealthKit gets bitten by a bug before iOS 8 launch 6 days ago

    Apple said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads. HealthKit gathers data such as blood pressure and weight from various health apps on Apple devices, and can be viewed by doctors...
  • Apple to launch new iPad, iPad mini, OS X Yosemite on October 21 6 days ago

    Apple is set to launch two new iPads and release the next version of its Mac operating system at its next event on October 21, a Daily Dot report said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The company plans to unveil the sixth generation of its iPad and the third edition...
  • Reviewers hail the Apple iPhone 6 as the 'best smartphone ever made' 6 days ago

    Bigger is better and Apple has finally realised that and given iPhone users a product that may be low on novelty but high on improvements, reviewers wrote. Most reviewers say that the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone available or "ever made", while the 5.5inch iPhone 6 Plus has been described...
  • Apple posts a guide for Android users switching to iPhone 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus release, Apple has posted a detailed guide on its website for Android users who Apple expects to switch to the iPhone. The guide gives tips for moving photos, music, documents, and other content from Android phone to iPhone. Apple...
  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on the Apple App Store 6 days ago

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon 3. Goblin Sword, Eleftherios Christodoulatos 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc 6. Sleep Cycle alarm clock, Northcube AB 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. 7 Minute...
  • 'Switch from Android to another phone? Let me laugh at you!' 15 jokes every diehard Android fan knows are true 6 days ago

    Have you ever seen a Salman Khan fan and a Shah Rukh Khan fan debating over who is a better actor in real life? That's exactly the kind of debate that ensues when an Android and Apple fan meet. Technology is religion for some people and there are just two...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus delivery may stretch on to October 6 days ago

    New York: With record prebooking of four million units in the first 24 hours, Apple fans may have to wait for some time before they get their hands on the latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as delivery is likely to stretch on to October. Apple said it received a...
  • Apple iOS 8 for iPhones, iPads officially rolls out today 6 days ago

    San Francisco Newgeneration Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones. The iOS 8 mobile operating system will be available free for download to many iPhone and iPad models and will be preinstalled on iPhone...
  • Apple offers users option to delete free U2 album following complaints 1 week 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 largescreen iPhones,...
  • With 4 million preorders iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus shatter iPhone 5 record September 16, 2014

    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 September 15, 2014

    Tokyo: Apple's proud announcement that its new iPhone could be used to buy goods in a single swipe left customers nonplussed 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...
  • Selfdriving cars are now also chatting with each other September 14, 2014

    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? September 14, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    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...
  • 5.5inch Apple iPhone 6 Plus in greater demand than the 4.7inch iPhone 6 September 13, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    Shimla: To promote apples of Himachal Pradesh, the fruit basket of the country, the state tourism department will organise a twoday 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' September 12, 2014

    Berlin: Apple's longawaited smartwatch looks "too feminine" and its design will not stand the test of time, luxury giant LVMH's watch guru has told German media. JeanClaude Biver, who heads the French group's luxurywatch division, said the US tech titan had made "some fundamental mistakes" designing the Apple Watch. "This watch has...