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Apple launches Live photos feature to the web

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Back in 2015, Apple first introduced its fun Live Photos with iPhone 6 series and since then people have been eagerly waiting for its Web launch. Though, Tumblr was the first one to introduce Live Photos on to its website last

Apple to start iPhone assembly trial in India next month: report

Apple reportedly is all set to start the iPhone assembly trial in Bangalore next month, which would make India the third country to assemble iPhones. According to an Economic Times report, Taiwanese contract manufacturer, Wistron, with whom Apple has a contract – will start assembling the iPhones in

Apple reportedly to launch three iPhones this year

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of iPhone, and Apple reportedly is planning to celebrate the occasion by breaking the norm of launching two iPhones and instead launch three iPhones. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg report says, “Apple is preparing

Qualcomm files countersuit in a rebuttal to Apple’s billion-dollar lawsuit over patent licensing

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Apple filed a billion dollar lawsuit against American chipmaker Qualcomm this January for over-charging them for the use of patents. That was followed up by two additional suits, one in China and one in the United Kingdom that also focused on patents and designs.

Google reportedly to invest in $880mn LG for Pixel 2’s OLED display

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For those awaiting the next iteration of Pixel range, Google is reportedly planning to invest over $880 million or nearly KRW 1 trillion in LG Display, to ensure a constant supply of the OLED panel on its Pixel 2 smartphone series.

Apple launches its first App Accelerator in India to foster the developer ecosystem

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Standing true to the promises made by CEO Tim Cook last year, Apple has launched its first App Accelerator in Bangalore. Aimed at supporting engineering talent and accelerate growth in India’s iOS developer community, the accelerator program will provide best

Apple hires former YouTube & Spotify exec Shiva Rajaraman

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In a bid to boost its video and music strategy, Apple has hired former YouTube and Spotify executive, Shiva Rajaraman. Citing sources familiar with the matter, The Information reports that Rajaraman will report to Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior VP of internet

Apple to start assembling iPhones in Bangalore within a month

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In less than a month, Apple will start assembling high-end iPhones in Bangalore. Confirming the reports, Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge said, “In less than a month, we will have something out – Apple will start assembling and making its

Apple files a new patent to limit the number of notifications you get while driving

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Though Apple Watch does make it truly easy and convenient to reply to those ‘important messages’ without using your smartphone but the same behaviour could prove fatal if one is driving. And Apple understands these ways of life and technology. To fix

WhatsApp amidst a new encryption debate post London terror attacks

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In the light of the recent London terror attack, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said technology companies must cooperate with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a “secret place for terrorists to communicate” using encrypted messages, reigniting the

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