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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

Apple is losing market share in China: IDC

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Although the smartphone market in China witnessed a 19 percent growth on a year-on-year basis in 2016, Apple lost a significant market share to Chinese brands Huawei, Oppo and Vivo. The Cupertino giant, Apple shipped 44.9 million iPhones to China, which

Apple, Facebook and 95 other companies file opposition to Trump’s immigration ban

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Some of the top tech companies including names like Apple, Facebook, Twitter, MicrosoftMicrosoft and others have filed an amicus brief with the federal appeals court against the President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from seven countries, as first reported by

Apple to start manufacturing iPhones in Bangalore

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After all the speculations and delays, Apple is set to begin a new chapter in India by setting up manufacturing operations in India’s Silicon Valley, Bangalore. In a release (via TOI) the Karnataka Government has said that it welcomes Apple’s

Apple beats Q1 estimates with a huge 78.29mn iPhone sales figure and services growth

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Apple’s back. Though Apple and Wall Street did expect the company to return to growth this quarter following the holiday season, but Cupertino giant surprised everyone with better than expected growth figures. Wall Street had predicted a revenue of $77.38 billion,

Tech industry is jointly rallying against Trump’s immigration ban

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The protestors rallying against US President Donald Trump’s Immigration ban outside the airport, roads and borders, holding banners that say, ‘America is made of immigrants’, is getting a strong backing from tech industry. As per a 2011 report from the

Like Google, Apple to finally allow developers to answer reviews on the app store

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Apple users are well aware of the frustration that happens when they leave a complaint or review on the app store but never receive a reply. That’s one example of poor customer service! However, that is about to change. Apple

Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with graphics fixes for last year’s MacBook Pro

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It seems like Apple users are finally getting an update that will resolve the MacBook Pro’s battery problems. The Cupertino Company has released the much-needed 10.12.3, a bug fix update. MacBook Pro, which was released last year, was under scanner

Yoky Matsuoka is back at Alphabet Nest after a short stay at Apple

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After a brief stint at Apple, Silicon Valley’s robotics whiz is coming back to Google’s parent Alphabet as CTO of Nest, its smart-home subsidiary, reported Recode on Monday. Matsuoka joined Apple last May to work on its health initiatives and

Apple files $1bn lawsuit again Qualcomm for overpricing

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2017 hasn’t started on a very good note for the San Diego-based chip maker, Qualcomm. Early this week, the United States Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm for antitrust violations. Now, Apple has also joined in by filing a $1 billion

Will Apple meet its Spring deadline to open local manufacturing shop in India?

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Though both Apple and Indian government are willing to open a local iPhone assembling unit in the country, Apple’s long list of demands for concessions is proving to be the spoiler here. Though the Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad