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Apple working on 6.1-inch LCD model as iPhone 8 replacement

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Apple is working on a 6.1-inches iPhone model that will resemble the iPhone X and cost just $699, according to KGI. After tipping about the three new models that Apple will release this year, trusted  KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo now claims that

A new patent sheds more light on Apple’s AR/VR ambitions

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While Apple’s AR/VR ambitions are no secret, the company has revealed little about its project under development. Thanks to a new patent application, from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we finally have some crucial bits about what’s cooking at

Apple offering free repair for iPhone 7 ‘No Service’ issue

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Reports about iPhone 7 devices suffering ‘No Service’ issue have been doing the rounds for over an year now. Thankfully, Apple has finally acknowledged the bug and is offering free repairs to owners of the “small percentage” of iPhone 7 devices that

iPhones and Watch Series 3 become costlier in India post Budget

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If you were thinking about buying an iPhone, there’s a bad news for you. Apple has raised the price of its iPhone models. The price hike comes after the Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley increased the customs duty on imported

Apple posts a record $88.3B in Q1

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Apple posted its earnings for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2018 (a period from October to December 2017). The company posted a record revenue of $88.3 billion, which was nearly $10 billion or 13 percent up over revenue from

Apple to build iPhone production facility in Bangalore: Report

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Apple’s Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron is close to finalizing a land deal in Bangalore, and it may invest $157 million to develop the site, according to a report from Reuters. With the new production facility, Apple aims to expand capacity and

Apple to launch three new iPhone models this year: Report

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Apple is going to launch three new iPhone models with aesthetics similar to the iPhone X, according to a report from Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. Kuo predicted that all three versions of the iPhone X (iPhone X, iPhone X Plus,

Apple releases iOS 11.3 beta with improved power management, Animoji and more

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Apple released the beta update for iOS 11.3 to its public beta testing group. Apart from four new Animoji, the update includes battery health monitoring and power management features. The battery health feature in iOS 11.3 shows users the health of

Apple to launch Business Chat feature to take on messaging rivals

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Apple is set to introduce a new feature called ‘Business Chat’ that will enable users to chat directly with businesses. Business Chat will allow users to chat directly with select companies including Wells Fargo, Lowe’s, Hilton and Discover, through the iMessage app. The new feature will

Apple Homepod to launch on Feb 9, preorders to start from Jan 26

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Apple has announced that Apple Homepod will launch on February 9 with the pre-orders for the said device to go live from January 26. The Siri-powered speaker will be available for $349 in white and space gray colors. In terms of

iOS latest update fixes ‘text bomb’ bug and brings HomePod support

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Apple has released iOS 11.2.5 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that brings support for HomePod and introduces the ability for Siri to read the news (US, UK and Australia only) along with bug fixes, chief being the text bomb issue.

Apple revamps web interface of App Store with new iOS like design

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Apple has rolled out a major redesign for the web interface of the App Store. The new design takes inspiration from the App Store in iOS 11 which offers larger images, a focus on curation and reviews, and more. On the

Toyota and Lexus vehicles to get Apple’s CarPlay this year

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After avoiding in-car software platforms like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for quite some time, Toyota will finally be offering Apple’s in-dash infotainment system that works with your iPhone in its new 2019 Toyota Avalon. Toyota’s new 2019 Avalon was announced on Monday at the 2018

Flipkart Apple Sale: Here are the best deals on Apple products

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Flipkart is offering huge discounts on Apple iPhones, iPads, MacBooks and Apple Watches under its “Apple Week Sale” which has already started from January 9 and ending on January 15. If you are an Apple lover, here are some of

macOS App Store system preferences can be unlocked by any password

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An Apple developer named Open Radar has uncovered a vulnerability in the macOS High Sierra version 10.13.2, that lets the App Store menu in System Preferences to be unlocked with any password. According to the bug report by Open Radar,

Apple transferring Chinese iCloud operations to a local firm

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Apple is transferring over operations of iCloud data services for residents of mainland China to local firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD). The change was announced last year so that Apple can comply with local laws. GCBD is based in Guizhou Province and supervised by a

All Mac and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre bugs

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Apple isn’t immune to Meltdown and Spectre bugs that took the technology world by surprise on Wednesday. In an official statement, the company said that “All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at

You can now have Siri-powered news podcast with the latest iOS beta

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If you are a lazy person who likes to get their cup of tea and news in their bed, there’s a good news for you. Apple has enhanced Siri’s features in the latest iOS 11.2.5 beta with the ability to

Get up to Rs 10K discount on Apple iPhone, iPad, and MacBook

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HDFC Bank is offering cashback up to Rs 10,000 on Apple iPhones, iPad, MacBook and Apple Watch products in India. The cashback offer is only applicable on EMI transactions carried out between January 1, 2018, to March 11, 2018, using an

Apple acquires app development startup Buddybuild

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Apple has acquired Vancouver-based app tools startup, Buddybuild that describes itself as “mobile iteration platform” focused on continuous integration, continuous deployment, and user feedback platform for development teams.”  The acquisition was first revealed in a Buddybuild blog post. The entire Buddybuild team will be