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  • Barack Obama administration overrules Apple import ban August 4, 2013

    President Obama's trade representative on Saturday vetoed a ban on imports of some Apple iPads and older iPhones, dealing a setback to rival South Korean electronics company Samsung. US Trade Representative Michael Froman overruled a June decision by the US International Trade Commission, which had banned imports of the iPhone 4...
  • Judge cuts Apple award vs Samsung, sets new damages trial March 2, 2013

    Apple Inc had a major setback in its ongoing patent battle with Samsung Electronics on Friday, as a federal judge slashed a $1.05 billion jury award by more than 40 per cent and set a new trial to determine damages. Apple won the award in 2012 against Samsung in what was...
  • Apple iPhone5 maker Foxconn denies workers on strike October 8, 2012

    Beijing: Apple parts maker Foxconn has denied that about 4,000 workers at its plant in China's Zhengzhou city went on strike Friday. A worker, however, told a state-run Chinese daily that the company has been receiving complaints about the fragile phone shell and they were "reprimanded once every day before...
  • Apple explains iPhone 5 'purple flare' camera issue October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After users expressed concerns about the purple flare in certain images taken with the iPhone 5, Apple released an official response to the issue. However, Apple has already stated that the purple haze in the photos is normal behaviour, but this time the company has come up with...
  • Foxconn denies worker unrest slows iPhone assembly October 7, 2012

    Beijing: Foxconn Technology Group denied today that production was affected at a Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones, although both state media and an overseas labor watch group said some workers halted production lines, apparently over higher quality control standards. New Yorkbased China Labor Watch reported that 3,000 to 4,000...
  • Consumer Reports gives Apple iPhone 5 a thumbsup October 6, 2012

    San Francisco: Consumer Reports, the influential reviewers' group that blasted the iPhone 4 for a faulty antenna, on Friday gave Apple's latest smartphone a thumbsup despite echoing widespread complaints about its patchy mapping service. The organisation, which in 2010 withheld its recommendation for the iPhone because of spotty reception when the...
  • Remembering Steve Jobs on his first death anniversary October 5, 2012

    The man who shaped contemporary consumer technology died on October 5, 2011. Steve Jobs battled cancer and other health issues for several years and had a rare form of pancreatic cancer. He helped change computers from a geeky hobbyist's obsession to a necessity of modern life at work and home, and...
  • Apple India slashes iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 prices October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Preparing for the launch of the iPhone 5 in India, Apple has announced a cut in prices of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 models. According to an Apple spokesperson, the iPhone 4S 16GB model is now available for Rs 41,400, a reduction of Rs 3,100 from its...
  • Samsung files lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 5 October 2, 2012

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that it filed a new lawsuit against Apple Inc in a US court, contending the iPhone 5 infringed on Samsung's patents. In a statement, Samsung said: "...we have little choice but to take the steps necessary to protect our innovations and intellectual property rights." Last week,...
  • Now, an iPhone app that can diagnose thyroid diseases September 30, 2012

    Washington: An iPhone and a specially designed image analysis app can diagnose and manage the treatment of thyroid diseases, a new study has claimed. Researchers led by Randy Polson, from the University of Utah have developed a device that uses an iPhone's LED flash, digital camera with collimating lens to...
  • Goldplated iPhone 5 goes on sale September 30, 2012

    If you thought that the iPhone 5 with its price tag, was as far as one could go with the word 'premium' or 'expensive', you have to read this. Liverpool designer, Stuart Hughes has his own version of the premium iPhone 5, that is all gold and diamond. Reportedly, Hughes'd...
  • Apple iPhone 5 available online at Rs 54,990 onwards September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: If you are one of those Apple devotees, who can't wait for the official launch of the iPhone 5 in India and are keen to own the one, then here are some good deals for you. Online sellers in India are selling the recently launched Apple iPhone 5...
  • iPhone 5 available on eBay India at Rs 60,000 September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Apple iPhone 5 is expected to be officially available in India by December this year but Apple has not yet announced its release plans or prices for the Indian market. But Indians eager to own the latest smartphone from Apple can purchase it from eBay India, but...
  • Now, an iPhone app that sorts your socks September 25, 2012

    London: A Swiss company has launched the world's first "Smarter Socks" app for iPhone which can be used to reunite lost socks with their partners, the Daily Mail reported Monday. Blacksocks managing director Samy Liechti explains: "Socks are smart. They always know where they come from, who they belong to and...
  • Apple says more than 5 million iPhone 5 sold September 25, 2012

    New York: Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 5 million iPhone 5 in the three days since its launch, fewer than analysts had expected. Apple shares fell $9.30, or 1.3 per cent, to close at $690.79 on Monday. The shares hit an alltime high of $705.07 Friday as...
  • Apple iPhone 5 sold out; sales top 5 million September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Apple sold out of its latest smartphone, with more than 5 million iPhone 5 sales in the three days after it hit stores, Apple said in a press release on Monday. That number blasted past sales of the iPhone 4S. When Apple introduced it in October 2011, it sold...
  • Scratchprone iPhone 5 irks Apple users, say reports September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: After griping about Apple's homegrown Maps feature on the new iPhone 5, users now are moaning about the scratchprone sides and rear panel of the new iPhone 5. According to reports, the back case of the recently launched Apple iPhone 5 is highly susceptible to scratching, while some...