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  • Mi Note: Xioami unveils its iPhone 6 Plus challenger January 15, 2015

    Beijing: China's Xiaomi staked its claim to Apple's crown on Thursday as the world's third-biggest smartphone maker and most valuable tech start-up unveiled the flagship Mi Note, its challenger to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus. The Mi Note has a 5.7-inch curved glass display, Snapdragon 801 processor, and a 13-megapixel rear camera. Chief...
  • A screen guard that can protect your iPhone 6 from bending January 5, 2015

    Many users in the past have companied of their iPhone 6 handsets bending when placed in back pockets. Bringing peace to their lives, Patchworks has unveiled a screen protector at CES 2015 that provides over 40 per cent strength increase, consequently preventing phones from bending. Named ITG Edge, the protector...
  • A new app that lets you take 3D photos with your iPhone December 28, 2014

    New York: A new app that allows iPhone 6 users to take 360-degree pictures of objects and then show them as 3D photographs is here. Called 3DAround, the app made by Swiss software company Dacuda takes pictures that are not just 3-dimensional, but interactive. Free to download, the app was designed to...
  • Tech in 2014: The first-of-its-kind products launched this year December 24, 2014

    Though the year 2014, in consumer technology, has not been the year of anything that we can remember it by, it, however, witnessed the arrival of a few first-of-its-kind products and ideas that might have laid the foundation for coming trends. For instance, Apple that had redefined the smartphone market...
  • These 3 smartphones may outperform your stand-alone cameras December 24, 2014

    New York: Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore. Of course, a phone is never going to replace a full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera, otherwise known as an SLR. There's just no way to squeeze a powerful, SLR-type lens into the small...
  • Tech in 2014: The year of nothing December 22, 2014

    2014 has been a happening year. In politics, in sports, in cinema and elsewhere. But not in consumer technology. The year has almost passed by, and we are still waiting for something that we can remember the year by. Though we saw a lot of new products coming, new categories emerging...
  • 3DAround app lets iPhone 6 uers capture 3D photos December 21, 2014

    New York: A new app that allows iPhone 6 users to take 360 degree pictures of objects and then show them as 3D photographs is here. Called 3DAround, the app made by Swiss software company Dacuda takes pictures that are not just 3-dimensional, but interactive. Free to download, the app was designed...
  • BlackBerry to offer users up to $550 if they dump their iPhones for a Passport November 26, 2014

    Montreal: Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is wooing Apple customers with a cash offer for trade-ins of iPhones for its new square-screened, keyboard-equipped Passport. The promotion was announced yesterday and will be available starting next month until February 13, in Canada and the United States. Customers who trade in their iPhones could receive...
  • Boy breaks his own Guinness World Record for the fastest texting on a smartphone by typing 25 words in 17 secs November 24, 2014

    Washington: A 17-year-old Brazilian boy has broken his own Guinness World record for the fastest texting on a smartphone touchscreen, typing a 25-word message in just 17 seconds. Marcel Fernandes Filho had broken the world record for the fastest time to type a text message on a touchscreen mobile phone in...
  • Photos: Ouch! Man spends two years' annual salary to buy 99 iPhone 6s to propose to girlfriend - she says no November 11, 2014

    Nothing can buy love, not even 99 iPhones. A Chinese programmer learnt this the hard way. Just ahead of the Singles' Day in China celebrated on Nov. 11, a Chinese programmer decided to spend $82,000 on 99 iPhone 6s that he arranged in the form of a heart to propose...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus sales surpass expectations but iPad volumes slide October 21, 2014

    Apple forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 per cent jump in iPhone sales, and the strongest growth in Mac computer shipments in years helped the company surpass Wall Street's targets. The company on Monday projected stronger-than-expected revenue of $63.5 billion to $66.5 billion in the December quarter, when...
  • Apple fans rush to collect their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus October 18, 2014

    The wait has finally ended. The much awaited Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have finally arrived in India. Excited Apple fans thronged retail outlets across the country to get their hands on Apple's latest smartphones. ...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in India October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available in India at a starting price of Rs 53,500. The phones are available via online retailers and also through Apple dealers across the country. Prices of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are in the range...
  • Been wanting to buy iPhone 6 since I heard about it, says N Ram October 17, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Indian journalist N Ram said that he was looking forward to buy the new iPhone 6. "I have always had an iPhone. I have an iPhone 5 and shall soon upgrade it," said N Ram. ...
  • Watch: People wait in long queues at midnight as Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus hit Indian stores October 17, 2014

    The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the Indian stores from midnight. People flocked stores in cities across the country. Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore mobile stores had all organised midnight launches to give customers faster access to the phones. According to reports, Apple has shipped more than 50,000 units...
  • Apple Pay: Apple's new mobile payment service to be launched on Monday; more banks signed on October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple's new electronic payments service will launch on Monday, after the iPhone maker signed up another 500 banks to support a feature that competes with eBay's PayPal and other online systems. With Apple Pay, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners will be able to make payments at brick-and-mortar stores...
  • Why the Google-Motorola Nexus 6 is priced $300 more than the Google-LG Nexus 5 October 16, 2014

    The Google's new showcase smartphone, the Nexus 6, boasts a nearly 6-inch screen, eclipsing the 5.5-inch display on the iPhone 6 Plus that Apple began selling last month. Google is charging a comparable price for the Nexus 6, with prices beginning at $649 for a phone without a wireless contract commitment....
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 coming to India on October 14 October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung, in all likelihood, is expected to launch the recently unveiled Galaxy Note 4 smartphone in India on October 14. The company has already sent out invites for its "Next Galaxy" event scheduled to take place on October 14 in India. Though the company does not state the...
  • A new app makes it easier for users to type with one hand on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus October 12, 2014

    New York: To make it easier for users to enter text on larger keyboards in big screen smartphones, here comes an app that helps type with one hand on new Apple devices such as iPhone 6 and 6 plus. Aptly called One Handed Keyboard, the app displays what it claims to...
  • Hairgate: iPhone 6 traps users' hair October 8, 2014

    Frankfurt: First there was bendgate... now brace yourself for hairgate. Fresh from the online uproar over whether the shiny new iPhone 6 bends when carried around in pockets, Apple has been hit by a new complaint - that the handset traps users' hair or beards when they make calls. It is difficult...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus up for pre-order in India at Rs 53,500 onwards October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now up for pre-booking in India at a starting price of Rs 53,500. Not only e-commerce majors Flipkart and Amazon, but authorised distributors of the iPhone 6 smartphones have also started taking pre-orders for the upcoming iPhone models in...
  • Apple iPhone 6 coming to India at Rs 53,500 onwards; iPhone 6 Plus prices to start at Rs 62,500 October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: US technology major Apple's iPhone 6 series will be sold in India at starting price of Rs 53,500 and the high end model at Rs 80,500 during the time of launch. Both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus come in three variants: 16 GB, 64 GB and 128...
  • Pre-booking for Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus to start in India from October 7 October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Pre-booking for the latest Apple iPhone 6 series will start in India from October 7. "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in India beginning Friday, October 17, from an expansive network of Apple Authorized Resellers. Customers can pre-order iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning Tuesday,...
  • Apple iPhone 6 selling at Rs 55,954 onwards in India October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Vendors through e-commerce have starting offering premium smartphone iPhone 6 at price starting from around Rs 56,000 for which official launch date and other details for India are yet to be announced by Apple. A vendor at eBay is offering iPhone 6 for about Rs 55,954 and promising October...
  • Apple's iOS 8 causing Bluetooth connectivity issues: Report October 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple's new mobile operating system iOS8 is causing significant issues for some users who connect their phones to cars via Bluetooth, reports Apple news blog MacRumors, citing reports on Apple's Support forums and its own user forums. It appears that following an upgrade to iOS 8, or after purchasing a...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus to go on sale in China from October 17 September 30, 2014

    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...
  • China customers willing to pay huge price in black market for iPhone 6 September 29, 2014

    The new iPhone 6 has been a sales blockbuster for Apple. It is not on sale in China yet but customers are so eager to use the new phone that they are willing to pay huge prices in the black market. ...
  • Apple iPhone 6 smuggled into China ahead of official release September 29, 2014

    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...
  • Mobile phones: The Thin, the thinner, the thinnest September 26, 2014

    Chinese smartphone maker Gionee says its Elife S5.1 has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the slimmest smartphone in the world. The phone with 5.1 mm body betters popular smartphones in the thinness spec by a sizeable margin. This infographic gives an idea of how slim our phones have...
  • Bendgate: iPhone 6 Plus bending 'extremely rare', only 9 complaints so far, says Apple September 26, 2014

    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...