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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

iPhone battery replacement in India goes live starting at Rs 2K

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After apologizing for slowing down performance of older iPhones like iPhone 6, 6s, SE and the iPhone 7, Apple announced a new battery replacement program slashing the price of replacement batteries from $79 to $29. The programme is now available in India and

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones; offers cheap battery replacement

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Apple has published a letter where the tech giant is apologizing for the bad experience faced by older iPhone owners. The firm had announced that it throttles phones to extend their life and save them from shutting down as batteries

Apple faces multiple lawsuits after admitting it slows down older iPhones

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Tech giant Apple is facing multiple lawsuits for fraud after admitting that it slows down older generation iPhone models due to battery issues. According to a Reuters report, eight lawsuits have been filed by various users in the US demanding

Apple to waive off developer fees for government and nonprofits in 2018

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Apple has announced new App Store guidelines that affect apps created from a commercialized template. As TechCrunch notes, Apple in early 2018 will waive the $99 developer fee for governments and nonprofits starting with the US to make the transition easier.

Apple admits slowing down older iPhones due to battery issues

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Apple has admitted that it slows down the performance of older iPhones. Apple said a software feature released last year caused your phone to slow down to offset problem with your aging lithium battery. Geekbench developer John Poole has mapped out

Apple India Sales Head Sanjay Kaul quits; Michael Coulomb to replace

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Apple India Sales Head Sanjay Kaul has resigned from the company. Kaul, who was elevated to the position in May last year, has stepped down with an immediate effect. Michael Coulomb will replace him and take over the Sales operation

Amazon starts selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast

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Amazon will soon start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast on its website, after banning them over two years ago. The news first reported by CNET was also confirmed by a spokesperson. The spokesperson said, “I can confirm that we are

You can now pre-order apps in the App Store

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Apple has launched a new, useful feature that lets you pre-order from the App Store. These apps then automatically get downloaded upon their release. As per the announcement, a developer can put their app in the App Store up to 90

Apple said to be buying music recognition app Shazam

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Apple is in talks to acquire Shazam Entertainment, the app which helps users recognize songs by pointing their device towards an audio source. The news first reported by TechCrunch said that Apple could be paying $400 million for Shazam and the

Apple fixes iOS bug that allowed unauthorized access to HomeKit devices

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Apple has fixed a bug in iOS 11.2 that allowed unauthorized access to HomeKit accessories including smart locks, the company told 9to5Mac in a statement. “The issue affecting HomeKit users running iOS 11.2 has been fixed. The fix temporarily disables remote access to shared users,

Amazon Prime Video is now available on Apple TV

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At last Amazon Prime Video app is available on Apple TV. The Amazon Prime Video app lets users with a Prime subscription stream Amazon exclusive shows. Apple kept the video streaming service away from Apple TV, refusing to sell Apple’s

Apple acquires podcast search startup Pop Up Archive

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Apple announced the acquisition of Pop Up Archive an Oakland based online platform focussed on building tools to transcribe, organize and search audio files. The news first reported by Neiman Lab says that Pop Up Archive ended its Audiosear.ch product

Apple Pay Cash is now available for all iPhone users in the US

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Apple’s money transfer service- Apple Pay Cash is now rolling out to all the iPhone users in the US. The update will be arriving gradually to those who’ve downloaded iOS 11.2, which launched two days back. Last month, Apple had launched Apple

Apple working on an 9.7-inch affordable iPad for 2018: Report

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Apple is planning to launch its most affordable 9.7-inch iPad in 2018, according to a report from DigiTimes. The report states that the newer version of the iPad will be priced at US$259 (Rs 16,7000), which is even lower (US$329)

Apple releases iOS 11.2 update with ‘I.T’ autocorrect fix

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iOS 11.2, which was released at midnight on the weekend, fixes an autocorrect bug that was causing the word “it” to be autocorrected to “I.T” on earlier versions of iOS 11. The update also brings Apple Pay Cash and support for faster 7.5W Qi wireless

Apple releases update to fix macOS security flaw

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Apple has released a security update for macOS High Sierra that fixes the serious security flaw that let anyone log into your Mac without your password. The critical bug, which gained attention after it was tweeted by developer Lemi Ergin, lets anyone