Iphones

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 durable than leading Android phones, but iPhone 5s has an edge 15-04-2014 10:45 AM

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back...
  • iPhone's 'slide to unlock' creator Greg Christie to leave Apple: Report 10-04-2014 12:02 PM

    Bangalore: Apple Inc's Greg Christie, who led the company's "human interface" team that designs software for its products, is leaving the company, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing an internal email. Apple did not immediately respond to an email from Reuters seeking comment. Christie helped develop many of the functions...
  • FireChat app now comes to Android; lets users chat even without Internet connection 04-04-2014 11:47 AM

    San Francisco: A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection. In just two weeks since its release on the iPhone, FireChat already has provided a flicker of hope for people pining for more...
  • Apple says Samsung knew iPhone would be a big seller 02-04-2014 10:10 AM

    San Jose: Samsung knew Apple's iPhone would be a big seller when it first went on the market, but the South Korean company didn't have a product that could compete so it stole Apple's technology, an attorney for Apple told jurors on Tuesday. "The evidence in this case will be...
  • Apple iPhone 6 to come in two sizes; 4.7-inch version expected in September, 5.5-inch iPhone could be delayed 01-04-2014 10:31 AM

    Tokyo: Apple Inc suppliers will begin mass producing displays as early as May for the next iPhone, expected to be launched this autumn, with a 4.7-inch screen likely to be produced first while a 5.5-inch version could be delayed, supply chain sources said. Japan Display Inc, Sharp Corp and South...
  • Twitter now lets you add 4 photos to a tweet, tag up to 10 people in a photo 27-03-2014 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: With the view to make photos on Twitter more social, the company has introduced a new features that let users include up to four photos in a tweet and tag up to 10 people in a photo. Twitter says tagging people doesn't affect character count in the tweet,...
  • Newsbeat: A new app for Android, iOS reads aloud personalised playlists of news stories 23-03-2014 12:00 PM

    San Francisco: A new smartphone app developed by the Tribune Co will read aloud a personalised "playlist" of news articles along with weather and traffic updates, as the media organisation looks for new ways to reach consumers. The free Newsbeat app is the first product developed by the year-old Tribune...
  • Watch: A screen guard that claims to protect your phone even when attacked with a hammer and saw 19-03-2014 03:58 PM

    Here is a screen protector, Holy Grail, which its maker says is made of tempered bulletproof glass. This solid sceen guard is claimed to protect your phone's screen from scratch threats and substantial impact. In this video, the maker demonstrates the technology by using hammers, drills, razors, keys, knives, saws...
  • Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c; may hit Indian store shelves 18-03-2014 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: Adding a new varaint to its phone lineup, Apple has launched the 8GB iPhone 5c model, and is listed on the Apple UK, China and Australia stores. The phone is available on the UK store for 429 - 40 ($66) less than the 16GB model. Apart from the...
  • Apple to reportedly launch 8GB iPhone 5c on Tuesday 18-03-2014 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Apple reportedly is planning to launch an 8GB version of its not-so-popular iPhone 5c. Leaked documents from telecom operator O2 Germany suggest that Apple may launch the 8GB iPhone 5c at 509 euros - which will be 60 euros less than the 16GB iphone 5c that currently retails...
  • iPhone assembler Pegatron recruiting workers in China to manufacture iPhone 6: Report 18-03-2014 10:13 AM

    Taipei: Taiwan's Pegatron Corp, which assembles Apple Inc's iPhone and iPad, is opening up new factory space and recruiting workers in China to meet orders to manufacture the new iPhone 6, Commercial Times reported. Production would begin in the second quarter, the newspaper said on Tuesday, citing sources which it...
  • Apple releases iOS 7.1 with bug fixes, CarPlay support, interface tweaks 10-03-2014 11:25 PM

    New Delhi: Apple has released the much-awaited iOS 7.1 update. The latest version of Apple's mobile software, iOS 7.1, is packed with interface refinements, bug fixes, improvements, and new features. With the updated OS, you can now control exactly how long Siri listens. You can manually control when Siri listens...
  • Apple launches CarPlay; lets drivers access their iPhone using voice commands 03-03-2014 06:07 PM

    Frankfurt: Apple makes its next move in hands-free smartphone technology for car drivers when it unveils a new, integrated iPhone voice-control system at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The US company's CarPlay makes its debut in Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo vehicles at the show, demonstrating the software system that...
  • Why fingerpring security on smartphones still has a long way to go 26-02-2014 01:45 PM

    Barcelona: Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership with PayPal. The sensor brings convenience for entering passcodes and could encourage more people to lock...
  • Major iOS security flaw could put your iPhone at risk; Apple releases update 22-02-2014 08:01 AM

    San Francisco: A major flaw in Apple software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said in a Friday afternoon announcement. If attackers have access to a user's network, such as by sharing the same unsecured wireless...
  • Airtel launches 4G mobile services for iPhone 5s, 5c users in Bangalore 15-02-2014 05:41 PM

    Bangalore: Bharti Airtel, India largest private telecom operator, said it has launched 4G mobile services for Apple iPhone 5s and 5c users in the city enabling high definition video streaming with zero buffering among other features. iPhone owners would be able to enjoy these services at 3G prices. "Now Airtel...
  • I had a Valentine's Day chat with Siri and now I'm convinced Siri's a man 14-02-2014 04:55 PM

    It's Valentine's Day and I decided to ask Siri, the personal assistant app on Apple iPhones, a series of personal questions related to love and romance. If I needed further proof that Siri is a man, this chat settled the matter. The 10 minutes I spent chatting with Siri it...
  • With BBM 2.0 BlackBerry adds BBM Voice, Channels for Android, iPhone 14-02-2014 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has rolled out a major update for its iconic BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry. The most prominent addition in the latest BBM rollout is the addition of BBM Voice for Android and iPhone users. BlackBerry has also included the BBM Channels feature to...
  • Large-screen iPhone expected this year: IDC 13-02-2014 03:08 PM

    New York: Apple, which posted its lowest growth in handset sales last year, may release a large-screen version of its iconic iPhone in 2014, research firm IDC said. (See: First leaked images of the iPhone 6) However, the California-headquartered company will not abandon its 4-inch screen models. "iOS posted the...
  • Apple iPhone 6: First leaked images surface online 13-02-2014 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: Sonny Dickson, the Australian who has built an online following by leaking pictures of upcoming Apple products has posted what are one of the first leaked images of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6. The images shared by Dickson on Twitter and also posted on his website shows an iPhone's...
  • Sony in talks to supply front, rear camera sensors for 'iPhone 6': Report 12-02-2014 11:04 AM

    Bangalore: Sony Corp is in talks with Apple Inc to double its supply of camera components for a new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year, the Nikkei reported. Sony supplies nearly all of the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) sensors for the current iPhone 5S's rear-mounted main...
  • Apple iPhone 5c 16GB available online for Rs 36,899 11-02-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: The 16GB Apple iPhone 5c is available at a discounted price of Rs 36,899 on e-commerce site Amazon.in. The iPhone 5c (16GB) comes with an MRP of Rs 41,900. The iPhone 5c has a 4-inch Retina display and is powered by Apple's A6 chip. It also has live...
  • Teenage girl's iphone 5C catches fire in her pocket 04-02-2014 02:47 PM

    Maine: The "stop, drop and roll" mantra came in handy for a Maine eighth-grader when her cellphone caught fire in her pocket at school. Kennebunk middle school Principal Jeff Rodman tells The Portland Press Herald that the girl heard a popping sound Friday morning and smoke started billowing around her....
  • Will the rumoured 5-inch iPhone turn the tables for Apple? 29-01-2014 02:02 PM

    San Francisco: Apple reshaped technology and society when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone seven years ago. Now, the trend-setting company is losing ground to rivals that offer what Apple has stubbornly refused to make: smartphones with lower prices and larger screens than the iPhone. The void in Apple's lineup is...
  • Apple shares slide as iPhone sales, revenue fall short 28-01-2014 08:39 AM

    Lower-than-expected holiday iPhone sales and a weak revenue forecast by Apple renewed fears about Chinese demand and a tepid global market, wiping 8 per cent off company stock. This year was to have been Apple's watershed moment in China, when a long-awaited deal with the nation's largest carrier was to...
  • Poll: 80% say they wouldn't buy the reintroduced iPhone 4 22-01-2014 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: After Apple's resellers and dealers confirmed the reintroduction of the iPhone 4 in India, we decided to take out a poll to ascertain whether there is any market in India for the 4-year-old dated phone. In the poll, 80 per cent of the respondents (implying 4 out of...
  • Poll: Will you buy the 8GB iPhone 4 at Rs 22,900? 20-01-2014 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to fight against the increasing competition, Apple reintroduced its 4-year-old smartphone in India. The phone is priced at Rs 22,900, while some dealers and resellers are selling the device for Rs 22,500. Will you buy the dated iPhone from Apple at a price that is...
  • Apple iPhone 4 8GB available online for Rs 22,649 20-01-2014 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Apple iPhone 4, which has been reintroduced in India, is now available on e-commerce site Flipkart.com for Rs 21,999. The website says the product will be delivered in 4-5 business days. The phone is also available on ebay.in for Rs 22,750. The model, which was earlier available in...
  • Apple iPhone 4 8GB reintroduced in India at Rs 22,900 20-01-2014 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to increase its market share and compete with rivals in the mid-range smartphone category, Apple reintroduced its 4-year-old smartphone, iPhone 4 (8GB), in India at Rs 22,900. The new MRP of the iPhone 4 is Rs 22,900, but some of the company's premium resellers are...
  • FLIR One: An iPhone case that lets you see heat 'Predator' style 11-01-2014 01:22 PM

    Las Vegas: Remember the alien with heat vision in the movie Predator? You, too, can now stalk people in the jungle by their heat signatures - or check your home's insulation for leaks, whichever is most useful to you. FLIR Systems is launching its first consumer product, an iPhone jacket...