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Apple wins iPhone 6 patent case in Beijing

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Turning the tables on a (now) defunct Chinese company, Shenzhen Baili, Apple has won a patent lawsuit in China, marking a huge victory for the Cupertino giant. Last year, the Chinese company filed a lawsuit against Apple, over the exterior design of

Apple’s latest patent reveals an iPhone-powered MacBook

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Apple is onto something quirky. After creating rage with its iPhones and MacBooks, the Cupertino-giant is now planning to add a touchscreen to your MacBook. By touchscreen, we mean the screen of your iPhone or iPad, which will power your

Apple is going steady with its AR projects

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Apple rarely speaks about its budding ventures and projects. But the rumours and leaks in the virtual world always keep us abreast with what’s underway at Cupertino. Just like its self-driving cars, Apple has been quite secretive about its augmented reality

Its a ‘No’ from Indian govt for Apple’s ‘Tax Incentive Demands’

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The Indian government has rejected ‘most of the demands’ on tax incentives that Apple had sought for establishing a manufacturing base in the country. According to an ET report, Department of Revenue in Commerce Ministry said ‘no’ to the tax incentives which among

Apple acquires automation app Workflow

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Apple has acquired popular automation app Workflow for an undisclosed sum, reports TechCrunch. Workflow is an iOS app that makes it possible for people to build custom actions involving multiple apps. Some of the examples of tasks for which Workflow can be

Apple launches red iPhone 7, $300 iPad and a video editing app, Clips

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Apple is celebrating its 10-year partnership with Red, an organisation that aims to combat Aids by launching special red variants of its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Some profits from sales of the phones will go towards Red. The new devices come

Sony’s latest patent makes a case for phone-to-phone charging

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Sony’s new wireless charging technology could be a test of your friend’s loyalty as it’ll demand your friend to share the precious mobile battery with you. The Japanese company has filed a patent christened, ‘Configuration of Data and Power Transfer in Near

Apple hires iOS expert and security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski

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Leading iOS expert and security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski who has written several books on iOS and was an outspoken supporter of Apple during its battle with the FBI last year is joining Apple’s Security Engineering and Architecture team to work on protecting

Rumour: iPhone 8 will replace touch ID with new fingerprint sensor tech

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Adding more rumours to the much-awaited Apple iPhone 8, the latest report says that the next iteration of iPhone 7 will replace the traditional capacitive Touch ID with new fingerprint sensor tech. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone,

Facebook is testing a dislike button in Messenger

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For years, people have been requesting Facebook for a button to express a negative emotion. Facebook has finally bowed down to the pressure and has introduced the button, however, the button is available only in Facebook Messenger. Yes, the social

Apple: iOS 10.2.1 reduced unexpected shutdown issues by 80pc

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Those who own an iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus, and are experiencing sudden shutdowns in their devices, just need to update their software to iOS 10.2.1. Yes, according to Apple, this will resolve the shutdown issues. Apple

Samsung’s reputation currently at its lowest in the US, says Harris Polls

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Undoubtedly, 2016 was a bad year for the South-Korean tech giant Samsung. Though the company’s earnings report didn’t show any impact on the financial status of the company, its reputation has gone for a toss. According to 2017 Reputation Quotient

Apple to reportedly launch 128GB iPhone SE, new iPad Pro models & a new colour for iPhone 7

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Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a new four-inch iPhone SE with more storage, red coloured iPhone 7, and new iPad Pro tablets at a launch event in March. Citing a Barclays analyst, a Japanese website Macotakara claims that Apple

Rumour update: iPhone 8 will sport OLED display, lifting the price above $1000 mark

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Creating more rage for the yet-to-be-launched iPhone 8, this week is kicking off with some interesting rumours for the next iteration of iPhone 7. The latest buzz says that the Cupertino giant is going to launch three devices, instead of

Apple reportedly acquires facial recognition startup RealFace

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In a bid to take its security and Artificial Intelligence services a notch higher, Apple reportedly has acquired Israeli cyber security firm RealFace that specialises in facial recognition technology. The Times of Israel reported on Sunday that the startup, founded

Apple reportedly to start assembling iPhone SE at the Bangalore plant

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In a bid to grab a larger slice of the Indian smartphone cake, Apple is reportedly planning to assemble 3-4 lakh units of its iPhone SE model at the Bangalore plant owned by contract manufacturer Wistron. According to Economic Times

BlackBerry files legal suit against Nokia for patent infringement

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Two former smartphone giants- Nokia and BlackBerry are ready to battle it out once again- only in legal corridors this time. Apparently, both the companies that are well past their hey days are in the middle of resurrecting their brands

iPhone 8 reportedly to feature wireless charging

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Looks like its time up for ‘ports’ in Apple’s iPhone. After the headphone jack, the next in line could be the lightning charging port to bid goodbye to the iconic iPhone. Wondering what makes us say so? Read on. Apple

Apple’s Beats X earbuds will be available from February 10

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After five months of announcing the product, Apple’s wireless earbuds ‘Beats X earbuds‘ is finally set to arrive in the market globally, starting from February 10. Several stores in the US have already begun receiving their first stock, according to

Apple hires Timothy D. Twerdahl to lead Apple TV product marketing

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The Cupertino giant has hired Timothy D. Twerdahl, former head of Amazon’s Fire TV, as Vice President in charge of Apple TV product marketing. Apple confirmed the report to Bloomberg, saying that Twerdahl joined the company earlier this month. With