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Apple downplays last week’s reports of iPhone XR’s production cuts

In an interview with CNET, Greg Joswiak — Vice President of Apple’s product marketing made a comment about the ongoing sales of the latest entry-level iPhone offering from Apple. Carefully worded, he said that the iPhone XR “has been our most popular iPhone each and every day since the day it became available.” This comes just a week after The ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Starts Rolling Out: Reports

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have started receiving Android Oreo. The new Android version is available through a software update that some users in the UK have reportedly received at the present stage. The latest development comes shortly after Samsung officially revealed the update schedule for both of its 2016 flagships in South Korea. Also, the update emerges months after the company released Android 8.0 ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Price to Start at $999, 4K Apple TV Expected to Launch at September Event: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 8 base variant expected to be priced at $999 Apple may also launch a refreshed Apple TV set-top box It could come with 4K and HDR support Apple is yet to send invites for its rumoured September 12 event, expected to see the launch of the iPhone 8 as its highlight. Leaks and rumour mills are now working overtime, and ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Surface Computers Lose Consumer Reports Backing

Consumer Reports is withdrawing its recommendation for four new Microsoft Corp.laptops and tablets after a survey showed that a quarter of older Surface devices posed problems for their owners after only two years, a black mark against the company during the key back-to-school buying season. The report, which pulls recommendations for two versions each of the Surface Laptop and Surface Book, ... Read More »

Consumer Reports’ Surface Laptop flap is based on data from past Surface models

When Consumer Reports stopped recommending the Microsoft Surface Laptop and latest Microsoft Surface Book, it did so based not on those specific products’ reliability. Rather, the company used reliability surveys of earlier Surface devices (including Surface 3, Surface Pro 3, and the early Surface Book), according to a report the publication released Thursday. In addition to removing its “recommended” rating from four Microsoft Surface ... Read More »

ZTE reports revenue increase in first half of 2016

ZTE just published its performance report for the first six months of 2016 and things appear to be looking up for the Chinese giant. The company reported an overall operating revenue increase of 4.05% up to CNY 47.76 billion. Out of that CNY 27.8 billion, or about 58% is domestic revenue and CNY 19.95 comes from international business. The company ... Read More »

Govt reports on expenditure: Approximately Rs 4135.85 crore spent on 22 IITs, Rs 463 crore on 19 IIMs

In a written reply to question raised by Rajya Sabha members, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey has revealed information regarding money spend on various top institutes in the past two years. (Read: 656 IIT, 49 IIM students dropped-out of prestigious institutions in 2015-16: Government) Details of the report: During the academic session 2015-16, the Centre ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 active didn’t pass Consumer Reports’ water test, twice

Call it a fluke, or call it Samsung’s mistake. Consumer Reports is an American magazine and media outlet supported by its own subscribers to perform rigorous testing of all kinds of consumer products from cameras to cars. The Galaxy S7 active (as well as the other S7 models) is rated for up to 5 feet deep of water for up ... Read More »

Verizon reports solid Q4, adds 1.5 million new postpaid customers

Verizon has released its Q4 financial results, revealing slightly higher-than-expected revenue and earnings. The US’ largest telecommunications company reported a revenue of $34.25 billion last quarter, up from $33.19 billion it reported in Q4 2014. The Q4 revenue was also slightly up compared to the quarter prior, when the figure stood at $33.2 billion. For the full year, total consolidated ... Read More »