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  • Facebook launches Rooms app, attempts to bring back the anonymous chatroom Yesterday

    San Francisco: Facebook released an application that lets people create virtual "rooms" to chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like. "Rooms" software introduced in the US and Britain for iPhone made its debut as Facebook tries to make peace with people unhappy that real identities are...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus sales surpass expectations but iPad volumes slide 5 days ago

    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....
  • Apple expected to unveil thinner, more powerful iPads on October 16 October 15, 2014

    Seattle: Apple is expected to unveil thinner and more powerful iPads on Thursday ahead of the holiday season but may struggle to arouse passion for tablets among consumers already over-supplied with hand-held, touch-screen devices. Tablet sales are set to rise only 11 per cent this year, according to new forecasts by...
  • 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...
  • 'Hairgate': iPhone hit by new social media storm after users complain it traps their hair while making calls 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,...
  • Does excessive smartphone use by your kid keep you worried? Here's an app for you October 5, 2014

    New York: Does excessive smartphone use by your kid keep you worried? Now a new app allows parents to keep track of everything that their children do with their phones. Called TeenSafe, the web-based service co-founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur, Ameeta Jain, allows parents to gain access to all incoming, outgoing...
  • 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...
  • Apps that reinvent smartphone keyboards to reduce typing frustration October 2, 2014

    Toronto: New smartphone apps aim to solve the problem of keyboards causing aching fingers or auto-correct resulting in embarrassing blunders. The apps replace QWERTY keyboards with alternatives designed to provide better auto-correct and more seamless typing. Minuum, which launched for the iPhone and is available for Android devices, converts the keyboard into...
  • 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. ...
  • BlackBerry Passport: BlackBerry launches its square-shaped smartphone at Rs 49,990 in India; features a 4.5-inch touchscreen, 3-row keyboard September 29, 2014

    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 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...
  • Bendgate strikes Apple iPhone 6 Plus, the phone can bend when placed in back pockets September 25, 2014

    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...
  • Watch: Have you seen FrogTV? This group of frogs can't resist watching a video of worms on an iPhone! September 24, 2014

    If you build it, they will come. Nobody knew frogs were so fond of watching TV until this video. An iPhone playing a video of worms was so intriguing that a group of frogs gathered around it with their eyes glued to the screen. Watch how excitedly they watch worms...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to go on sale in China before Apple iPhone 6 September 24, 2014

    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...
  • Manufacturing cost of the $650 iPhone 6 is $200, $750 iPhone 6 Plus costs Apple $216 September 24, 2014

    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...