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  • Love for selfies landed an iPhone thief in soup. Here's how 13 hours 14 minutes ago

    New York: It was the love for selfies that landed an iPhone thief in soup in Denver. The thief started taking pictures of herself on the stolen phone, but the pictures were automatically getting uploaded to the owner's Facebook page, according to a USA Today report. The thief's non-stop self-portraits had...
  • Sponsored: Camera testing - Huawei Honor 6 Plus Yesterday

    We put the camera of new Huawei Honor 6 Plus phone up against an iPhone 6 Plus as well as a DSLR camera.Honor's new range of smartphones focus on giving the user best in class camera technology. The phone houses a camera with super max aperture F 0.95 which coupled...
  • WhatsApp voice calling coming to iPhones in 'a couple of weeks': Co-founder Brian Acton Yesterday

    New Delhi: In what could be good news for iPhone users, WhatsApp is planning to soon roll out its free voice calling feature for iOS. WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, at the Facebook f8 conference, said that the company will launch the voice calling feature for iOS devices in a couple...
  • New camera technology in next iPhone could help you capture even richer colours 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Apple has been granted a patent for a new camera technology that will use light-splitting cube to provide improved image quality. This new technology could potentially be incorporated in Apple's next iPhone. The patent states that the new camera will feature three separate imaging sensors and each of them...
  • Apple plans to let users exchange older iPhones for new devices at stores in China 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Apple plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China in association with the Foxconn Technology Group, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the effort. Under the program, consumers will be able to exchange older iPhones at Apple stores in China for credit against the company's products starting March...
  • New SmartTalk app helps cut down on your mobile bill 4 days ago

    London: If you have a landline phone, this app is just for you. Landline customers can make savings on their mobile phone bill with the new SmartTalk app. Launched by British telecommunications giant BT Group, the SmartTalk app allows customers to save money on their mobile phone bill by linking their...
  • Sponsored: Camera testing on the yet-to-be-announced Huawei Honor 6 Plus March 20, 2015

    We put the camera of the yet to be unveiled Huawei Honor 6 Plus phone up against an iPhone 6 Plus as well as a DSLR camera.Honor's new range of smartphones focus on giving the user best in class camera technology. The phone houses a camera with super max aperture...
  • Nearly 40 per cent of iPhone owners interested in buying Apple Watch: Survey March 19, 2015

    San Francisco: About 40 per cent of adult Apple iPhone owners in the United States are interested in buying the company's new Apple Watch, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. The high-tech smartwatch, which will range in price from $350 to $17,000 for an 18-karat gold model, is Apple's first major...
  • LG G Flex 2: LG launches successor to its curved-screen G Flex smartphone at Rs 55,000 In India March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Over two months after it was globally unveiled, LG has launched the successor to the curved-screen G Flex smartphone in India at a price of Rs 55,000. The phone will be available in India in two colours - Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red, and start selling in the...
  • Apple's new trade-in programme could let you swap your old Android phone for a shiny new iPhone March 18, 2015

    London: Are you an Android user and fancy owning an iPhone 6? You could have an added incentive to do so, if Apple extends its trade-in programme to accept rival smartphones, according to media reports on Tuesday. The company is planning to offer in-store credit for Android users turning in their...
  • Apple in talks to launch online TV service; expected to be announced in June: Report March 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple's much-hinted-at TV service may soon become a reality as the iPhone maker is in talks with programmers to offer a slimmed-down bundle of TV networks this fall, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The service would have about 25 channels, anchored by broadcasters such...
  • Google Calendar app comes to the iPhone March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Google has finally extended its Calendar app to the iPhone much to the relief of those who loved the app but were reluctant to switch the interface. The Google Calendar app provides Android-like Schedule View- that makes the calendar easy to scan; Gmail events- that turns emails into Calendar...
  • With ResearchKit, Apple aims to help researchers gather health information from users' iPhones March 10, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple on Monday unveiled an initiative to help researchers tackle some of the world's most critical medical conditions by gathering data from willing iPhone users. The plan will use, on a voluntary basis, data from medical tracking apps to aid research on asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and...
  • Will the Apple Watch be as revolutionary as iPod, iPhone and iPad? March 9, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple's hotly-anticipated smartwatch is expected to debut Monday as the trend-setting firm sets out to make stylish wrist-worn computers must-have accessories for modern lifestyles. Industry trackers say Apple Watch will star at a media event being held at the same San Francisco theater where the California tech giant introduced...
  • Apple's next-gen 'iPhone 6s' rumoured to come with edge-to-edge display, 2GB RAM March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The rumour mill is abuzz with which next-gen iPhone will Apple come out with; whether the next flagship device will be called an iPhone 6s, iPhone 6c or iPhone 7, and if it will have dramatic design updates. The first thing that would leave anyone wondering is the name...
  • Amazon to bring its premium mobile games to iPhones, iPads March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amazon has announced that it is bringing its premium games to Apple and Fire devices, which include four different Amazon Game Studios titles. The games include the horror game Lost Within, colorful sci-fi adventure Tales From Deep Space, the haunted adventure game Til Morning's Light, and the arcade game...
  • Apple iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus get costlier in India; prices go up by Rs 2,500 March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: After India's finance minister, Arun Jaitley, announced in the budget an increase in excise duty on mobile phones imported in the country, tech giant Apple has decided to increase the retail price of its flagship smartphones. A more than double increase in the excise duty, from the earlier...
  • Weekend Reading List: From abandoning Photoshop to walls that splash pee right back at you March 6, 2015

    This Holi weekend is one of those many long weekends this year that so many look forward to. And if you want to squeeze in some reading amidst the fun and frolic, this list should come in handy. Abandoning Photoshop: Photoshop has been around for 25 years now but then it...
  • This guy recreates famous movie scenes with an iPhone and they are unbelievably cool March 5, 2015

    Everyone has hobbies and some of them turn out to be amazing and unique. Instagram uses FrancoisDourlen has a unique hobby like that.He recreates famous movie scenes with his iPhone and they are amazing. Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings and so many more. And each...
  • Apple could let you turn your iPhone into a virtual reality headset display February 18, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent on a headset that could let iPhones be part of augmented or virtual reality displays. The patent titled "Head Mounted Display Apparatus For Retaining A Portable Electronic Device With Display" depicts a large eyeglass-style frame into which a smartphone could be seated. A...
  • Apple enables two-step authentication for iMessages, FaceTime February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Pepping up the level of security in its devices, Apple has enabled two-step authentication for signing in to its messaging apps on iPhone, iPad or Mac. Although the security feature was added to Apple's iTunes and iCloud accounts in March 2013, but the same protection has now been extended...
  • Why thieves no longer love smartphones February 13, 2015

    New York: Smartphones, particularly iPhones, are no longer the favourites of discerning lifters, recent data shows. The reason: the "kill switch" is proving the killjoy for the thieves. The number of thefts and robberies of smartphones, particularly iPhones, is on the fall in New York, London and San Francisco, according to...
  • This diamond-studded iPhone 6 is priced at Rs 22 crore! February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Goldgenie, which customises and gold plates iPhones, has again come up with a high-end customisation of the Apple iPhone in time for the Valentine's Day this year. The latest iPhone 6 has been dolled up in a choice of 24K Gold, Rose Gold or Platinum, and embedded with...
  • Apple becomes the first company worth over $700 billion February 11, 2015

    New York: Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market and soon-to-arrive smartwatch. Shares rose 1.9 per cent to close at $122.02, lifting Apple's market value to $710 billion, and...
  • Lenovo Sisley S90: Lenovo silently launches the iPhone 6 look-alike smartphone in India; available for Rs 19,990 February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo has silently introduced its new smartphone the Sisley S90 that bears striking similarity to the Apple iPhone 6 in India. While there is no information on the Sisley S90 launch from the company yet, a Mumbai-based retailer - who has a proven track record of giving information...
  • Here's why Apple could overtake Samsung this year February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Tech giant Apple managed to close the gap with rival Samsung after nearly 3 years at number two position in the global smartphone market as iPhone sales increased in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) as well as the US, says IDC. The US-based maker of iPhone and iPad...
  • After selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months, what does Apple do next? January 28, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday. But after selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months that ended...
  • Samsung to be the main processor supplier for Apple's next iPhone: Report January 26, 2015

    Seoul: South Korea's Samsung Electronics will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple's next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor industry. Samsung will be responsible for around 75 per cent of the chip production for the next iPhone, the South Korean newspaper said. The...
  • Tutorial: How to start using WhatsApp on your desktop in 5 easy steps January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: WhatsApp has finally rolled out what most of you may have been waiting for a long time - the ability to use WhatsApp on your desktop. Wondering how to bring the app to your computer? Not anymore. Our step-by-step tutorial here will guide you through the process of...
  • 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...