Iphones

  • Xiaomi may launch a premium limited edition smartphone with sapphire glass protection 17 hours 33 minutes ago

    Seoul: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has tapped South Korean manufacturers to produce sapphire covers for a limited edition premium smartphone that it may launch as early as the year-end, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Friday. The report, citing no sources, said Xiaomi had ordered sapphire covers for 50,000 smartphones. The...
  • Low-cost smartphones - the power behind the Android surge August 15, 2014

    Washington: A surge in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter, a survey showed Thursday. The report by market tracker IDC said Android phone sales were up 33 per cent over the past year to 255 million units, and...
  • Apple bans use of two hazardous chemicals in iPhones, iPads manufacturing August 14, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices. The decision announced Wednesday comes five months after the activist groups China Labor Watch...
  • Timeful: A free app that uses artificial intelligence to get your tasks done August 13, 2014

    Toronto: Too many things to do and not enough time to do them? New apps are designed to act as personal time assistants to get tasks done and improve productivity. Timeful, a free iPhone app available in the United States and Canada, uses artificial intelligence to schedule tasks in users' calendars...
  • A new set of purported iPhone 6 images surfaces on Twitter August 7, 2014

    A day after news broke out about Apple's 'iPhone event' on September 9, a fresh set of what is claimed to be the 'iPhone 6' has surfaced on Twitter. The tweet includes four images, showing the phone from the front, back and side. From its appearance, it is very likely...
  • Apple to unveil 'iPhone 6' on September 9: Report August 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple Inc has scheduled a "big" media event related to the iPhone for September 9, technology news website Re/code said, without citing sources. Apple usually launches the newest version of its iPhone in September. The company did not immediately return emails seeking comment. Analysts and media reports have said Apple...
  • Android's smartphone market share grows to 85%, iPhone falls to 11.9% August 1, 2014

    Washington: Smartphones powered by the Android operating system captured 85 per cent of the worldwide market in the second quarter, threatening to marginalise rival platforms, a new survey shows. Strategy Analytics said overall smartphone shipments were up 27 per cent from a year ago to 295 million, with most of the...
  • Microsoft pits Apple's Siri against Cortana in new ad July 29, 2014

    Though Windows Phone smartphones are nowhere close to being a credible competitor to Apple's iPhone, but Microsoft does see its personal assistant app Cortana as a credible answer to Siri. In this new ad Microsoft pits Cortana against Siri to highlight the features that Apple's personal assistant lacks. ...
  • Imoji: A new app that lets you convert your mugshots into personalised emoticons July 28, 2014

    New York: Tired of seeing the same yellow-faced smileys? In an age of selfies, how can emojis be far behind? A new iPhone app is here to turn your mugshot into a personalised emoticon. All you have to do is to download the new app, called Imoji, which lets you turn...
  • Apple iPhones let others access your personal data; are there 'back doors' running on every iOS device? July 26, 2014

    San Francisco: Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques by Apple employees, the company acknowledged this week. The same techniques to circumvent backup encryption could be used by law enforcement or others with access to the "trusted" computers to which...
  • Good news from the emoji world: Seinfeld emojis have now come to the iPhone! July 23, 2014

    Do you struggle to finish sentences without emojis? Here's a double delight for you if you're a Seinfeld fan with an iPhone - iPhones will now have Seifeld emojis! The Twitter account @Seinfeld2000 created a series of emojis inspired by the show and shared them on Instagram and Twitter last...
  • Apple's profit climbs along with iPhone sales, but iPad sales slump July 23, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results. The California-based company posted a profit of $7.7 billion on revenue of $37.4 billion in the three months period to June 28, an...
  • Apple to produce up to 80 million iPhone 6 units: Report July 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming large-screen iPhones by the end of the year, its largest initial production run of iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Its forecast for the iPhones with 4.7-inch (11.9-cm)...
  • Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone 6 to enter mass production this month: Report July 20, 2014

    Taipei: Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronic goods, will begin mass production of Apple Inc's next-generation iPhone this month, local media reported Friday. Mass production of a 4.7-inch successor to the wildly popular iPhone 5 series of smartphones will begin during the third...
  • Apple to give Samsung a taste of its own medicine with iPhone 6 July 16, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals but also at the high end to Apple Inc, a survey showed, in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant as Apple readies to launch its next-generation iPhone 6. Samsung last week gave second-quarter earnings...
  • Apple teams up with former nemesis IBM to sell more iPhones and iPads July 16, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies. The partnership announced Tuesday calls for the two technology companies to work together on about 100 different mobile applications designed for a wide range of industries. The applications,...
  • Apple may not launch the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 this year: Report July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple may not launch its highly-rumoured 5.5-inch iPhone 6 this year. According to an Apple Insider report citing KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a proven track record of revealing Apple's future product plans, the release of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 model could be postponed to 2015...
  • 'Apple iPhone a danger to China's national security' July 11, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese state media on Friday branded Apple's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations. A report by broadcaster CCTV criticized the iPhone's "Frequent Locations" function for allowing users to be tracked and information about them revealed. "This is extremely sensitive data,"...
  • Oklahoma-Arkansas-Louisiana-Hokkaido-Oklahoma: the journey of a lost iPhone that was reunited with its owner 8 months later! July 9, 2014

    Tulsa, Okla.: Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year. Eight months later, his phone was returned unscathed after a trip to Japan. Whitney, the manager of the Apache Farmers Co-Op in Chickasha, Oklahoma, lost his phone in October...
  • 'Yes, Steve Jobs took our jobs', says Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb July 5, 2014

    Stockholm: Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb on Friday accused Apple's late founder Steve Jobs of crushing his Nordic country's job market by selling innovations that caught Finland's companies off guard. "We had two pillars we stood on: one was the IT industry, the other one was the paper industry," Stubb told...
  • Mirroring360: A new app that lets users wirelessly mirror their iPad, iPhone screens to any computer June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Here is a new app, Mirroring360, that lets users share their iPad and iPhone screens without the need of cables or Apple TVs. Once installed, Mirroring360 acts as an Airplay receiver on your computer. You can then select it from the Airplay menu on your iPad or iPhone to...
  • In a new ad Apple presents the iPhone 5S as the ultimate parenting gadget June 30, 2014

    Becoming a parent is one of the most exhilarating and overwhelming experiences in a person's life and modern day gadgets aim to further enhance the experience. In its latest television advertisement, Apple presents the iPhone 5S as a credible parenting tool. The video showcases the different ways in which parents...
  • Photos: These 25 award-winning photographs from the 2014 iPhone Photography Awards are absolutely stunning! June 26, 2014

    The iPhone Photography Awards recently declared the winners of the 7th annual contest this year. There were seventeen different categories this year including Animals, Architecture, Lifestyle, Nature, Seasons, Children and much more. The winning entries for this year's contest came from seventeen countries. There were three winners for the Photographer...
  • Apple suppliers to start making 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch iPhones next month: Report June 24, 2014

    Apple Inc's suppliers will begin producing larger versions of the iPhone in China next month, Bloomberg reported citing sources. Apple is ramping up production of iPhones with 4.7 and 5.5-inch screen sizes, which may be shipped to retailers around September, the report said. Apple launches new versions of the smartphone line that...
  • Hon Hai to recruit over 1,00,000 people in mainland China to produce new iPhone: Report June 23, 2014

    Taipei: Hon Hai Precision Industry will recruit over 100,000 people in mainland China to produce the newest iPhone from Apple Inc, Taiwan's Economic Daily News said, in what the report called the firm's largest single hiring spree in China. Fellow Taiwanese contract manufacturer Pegatron Corp will expand its workforce in one...
  • Job Search: LinkedIn launches new app for job seekers June 22, 2014

    Washington: If you are a job seeker and a LinkedIn user, this app may just be for you. "Whether you are actively on the hunt for a new gig or just keeping an eye out, this new app comes packed with the core LinkedIn features you have come to rely on...
  • Cricketers halt match to catch iPhone thief June 17, 2014

    London: A cricket match in Britain was brought to a halt after both teams abandoned the pitch to chase down and catch a thief who stole a dozen iPhones from the pavilion. The suspect sneaked into the changing rooms to steal 12 iPhones from the jacket pockets of players during a...
  • Domino's now lets you order pizza using voice commands, adds Siri-like virtual assistant to its Android, iPhone apps June 17, 2014

    New York: The Domino's pizza delivery chain on Monday plans to introduce a function on its mobile app that lets customers place orders by speaking with a computer-generated voice named "Dom," part of an ongoing to take business away from rivals and smaller pizza shops by offering more convenient ways...
  • Leaked images: Is this the Apple iPhone 6? June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: We have already seen the upcoming iPhone 6 in a spate of leaked images, and now Sonny Dickson, the Australian teen who has built an online following by leaking pictures of upcoming Apple products, has tweeted two new pictures showing the front and back of what is claimed...
  • Your iPhone earplugs may not work with other devices in future June 12, 2014

    Washington: You will not be able to use your iPhone earplugs with other devices in the near future. Apple has modified the "Made for iPhone" (MFi) standard to include headphones that connect to iOS devices via the "Lightning" port instead of the headphone jack, according to media reports. Currently, the Apple-made EarPods...