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  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus to go on sale in China from October 17 20 hours 58 minutes ago

    Beijing: The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security "backdoors" through which US agencies can access users' data. Apple won approval to sell the phones after also addressing risks of...
  • BlackBerry Passport: BlackBerry launches its square-shaped smartphone at Rs 49,990 in India; features a 4.5-inch touchscreen, 3-row keyboard Yesterday

    New Delhi: Within a week of its global release, BlackBerry has launched its unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport in India as it embarks on what may be the most critical phase of its long turnaround push. Priced at Rs 49,990, the BlackBerry Passport is up for pre-order on Amazon...
  • Apple iPhone 6 smuggled into China ahead of official release 2 days ago

    Beijing: China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release here, with officials on Sunday reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones in Shanghai. Hundreds more were seized during three separate busts Thursday through Saturday in Hong...
  • Mac users not at risk from the 'Shellshock' computer bug: Apple 3 days ago

    Boston: Apple said the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified "Shellshock" computer bug, which security experts have warned affect operating systems, including Mac's OS X. "The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk," Apple spokesman Bill Evans said late Thursday...
  • Bendgate: iPhone 6 Plus bending 'extremely rare', only 9 complaints so far, says Apple 5 days ago

    Apple broke its silence on complaints about bending iPhones, hours after withdrawing a glitch-ridden software update as the company struggles to restore momentum to the rollout of its latest phones. "With normal use, a bend in iPhone is extremely rare and through our first six days of sale, a total of...
  • Updategate: Apple releases iOS 8 workaround to fix blocked calls issue 5 days ago

    Apple released a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who reported a drop in cellular service and the inability to use the fingerprint reading Touch ID after downloading the iOS 8.0.1 mobile operating system. Apple said it would release iOS 8.0.2 in the next few days to fix...
  • Updategate: Apple pulls iOS 8 update after complaints of blocked calls 6 days ago

    Apple has pulled an update to iOS 8, its latest mobile operating system, following reports of dropped cellular service. "We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are actively investigating ... In the meantime, we have pulled back the iOS 8.0.1 update," said Trudy Miller, an...
  • Bendgate strikes Apple iPhone 6 Plus, the phone can bend when placed in back pockets 6 days ago

    Two new Apple products hit speed bumps on Wednesday: iPhone 6 Plus buyers discovered their phones can bend when placed in back pockets, and the company pulled its latest mobile operating system after reports of dropped cellular service. "Bendgate," as the problem has already been dubbed on social media sites, is...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to go on sale in China before Apple iPhone 6 6 days ago

    Seoul: Samsung Electronicssaid its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new iPhones. Samsung said all three South Korean mobile operators will begin Galaxy Note 4 sales on Friday. All...
  • Dr Dre is king of hip hop with USD 620 million in earnings: Forbes 1 week ago

    New York: With $620 million in estimated pre-tax earnings, veteran rapper and record producer Dr. Dre topped Forbes list as the highest paid hip hop artist, ousting Sean "Diddy" Combs from the top spot. Forbes said Dre's estimated annual earnings for the 12 months between June 2013 and 2014 are the...
  • Manufacturing cost of the $650 iPhone 6 is $200, $750 iPhone 6 Plus costs Apple $216 1 week 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 September 23, 2014

    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 September 22, 2014

    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 September 21, 2014

    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 September 20, 2014

    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 September 20, 2014

    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 September 20, 2014

    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 September 19, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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' September 17, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    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...