Tag Archives: Apple

Apple bets on cuteness with the new Portrait mode ads

Apple launched two new 15-second video ads on YouTube and we expect to see them soon on TV. They focus on the Portrait mode in the iPhone 7 Plus. The main protagonists in the two videos are a dog and a little boy. The spots compare normal photo with Portrait photo and go for some cheeky wordplay as a punchline ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free. Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless charging capabilities this year, reviving an on-again, off-again rumor about the next-generation iPhone’s capabilities. The appearance of Apple’s name on the membership list of ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium

The success of wireless charging adoption from Apple’s competitors is something that Apple can no longer ignore. IHS Technology consumer survey data shows over 90% of consumers want wireless charging on their next device. We’ve been hearing about this for a while now and it almost seems like a sure deal. We can now say that with even more certainty, ... Read More »

Apple sells more Plus phones in Q4 2016 than ever

Apple is about to reveal its financial results for 4Q 2016 and they may contain a surprise – the company sold more iPhone 7 Plus units than any of the previous Plus-sized handsets. The company decided to equip the 7 Plus with more cameras, better battery life and more RAM than iPhone 7 and the result is said to be ... Read More »

Qualcomm CEO slams Apple for ‘without merit’ lawsuits

Senior executives at Qualcomm slammed Apple on Wednesday for lawsuits filed in the last week alleging the smartphone chip-maker significantly overcharged it for licensing fees. The spat saw cases filed last Friday in California and this week in Beijing and were top of mind when Qualcomm conducted an earnings call with analysts on Wednesday. For 15 minutes, Qualcomm executives criticized Apple’s moves, ... Read More »

Apple shipped 2.5M iPhones in India in 2016

Apple set a record for biggest amount of sold iPhones in India for 2016 with 2.5 million units, according to Counterpoint research data. In Q4 the company sold 62% of all the “premium” devices in India with price over $450 thanks to the iPhone 7 launch. In overall sales volume, however, Apple isn’t anywhere close to the top. The Indian ... Read More »

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The national flag will be hoisted at Hansraj college today, i.e. January 25, by Naveen Jindal, the member of Parliament and President, Flag Foundation of India. RELATED STORIES CBSE Board Exam 2017: Peon allegedly steals blank answer sheets Rajasthan: University to offer certificate, diploma courses on birds SSC CGL Tier II Re-Examination 2016: Answer keys released at ssc.nic.in, submit objections ... Read More »

Apple plans for manufacturing in India gain momentum

Apple’s plans to manufacture in India made headway on Wednesday as executives of the company presented detailed plans to the country’s federal government. It may be some time though, before Apple gets permission for its proposal to manufacture in India as it reportedly involves a request for deep cuts in the import duties for components. The meeting on Wednesday is ... Read More »

EU antitrust regulators praise audiobooks deal from Apple, Amazon

Antitrust regulators from the European Union have welcomed an agreement between Apple and Amazon to end exclusivity deals for audiobooks. The agreement between Apple and Amazon and its Audible service to remove the exclusivity obligations allows Audible to supply its downloadable audiobooks to third-party platforms beyond iTunes, the European Commission said Thursday. In addition, the agreement will allow Apple to ... Read More »

Weekly poll results: Apple AirPods deflated by fan opinion

Wow, tough crowd – our readers just don’t care for Apple’s AirPods very much. Only around 10% of people voted in favor of the wireless headphones and things get only slightly better for the Apple-branded headphones if you include the wired EarPods. It seems that the vast majority of our readers buy non-Apple. And it wasn’t a purely anti-wireless attitude ... Read More »