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Gboard is Google’s New Virtual Keyboard for iOS

Gboard is Google’s New Virtual Keyboard for iOS

Back in March, there were rumors that Google was developing a gesture-based keyboard app for iOS. Fast forward two months and here it is, Gboard, the new gesture-based virtual keyboard from Google for iOS devices. It is actually based on the “now-on-tap” technology that Google introduced with Marshmallow last year. “Now-on-tap” lets you use the google search engine from any […]

     
 
 

Apple’s Plan to Sell Refurbished iPhones in India Squashed by the Authorities

Apple’s Plan to Sell Refurbished iPhones in India Squashed by the Authorities

We had earlier reported on how Apple intended to sell refurbished iPhones in India and had sought the permission from the authorities for the same. According to a telecommunications ministry official the Indian authorities have rejected Apple’s request for importing and selling refurbished iPhones, much to the relief of local smartphone manufacturers. This is apparently the second time the application […]

     
 
 

iPhone Prices in India Get a 29% Surge [Update]

iPhone Prices in India Get a 29% Surge [Update]

Update: Apple India has squashed the report as being baseless. Any increase in online prices are due to the new government regulations for online eCommerce firms prohibiting them from offering predatory discounts/pricing. Earlier: In a surprising turn of events, Apple has drastically raised iPhone prices by up to 29% in India. Products including the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, and the […]

     
 
 

First Impressions: The iPhone SE Chit-Chat

First Impressions: The iPhone SE Chit-Chat

Hi, and today we have with us the iPhone 5s… Hi, and it is actually the iPhone SE. The SE? You sure. You look frightfully like the 5s to me. Well, yes, we are pretty much designed on the same lines… I will say. It says here that the proportions of the 5s were 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm. […]

 
     
 
 

The Five Sins of Android Phone Makers

The Five Sins of Android Phone Makers

Guest post by Rohan Naravane. There’s hardly any doubt that the iPhone is a smartphone nobody can ignore today. Even if Android accounts for over 80 percent of all smartphones sold, you’ve probably heard about how the iPhone eats over 90 percent of all smartphone profits. That is bound to be a cause of worry among Android phone makers, causing […]

 
     
 
 

OnePlus 2 Gets Marshmallow Update with OxygenOS 3.0

OnePlus 2 Gets Marshmallow Update with OxygenOS 3.0

As promised a couple of weeks back, OnePlus has finally announced OxygenOS 3.0 that brings Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 to the OnePlus 2. After numerous soak tests, this update is still currently limited to community builds and you won’t receive a public OTA until it has been safely approved by the testers. OnePlus does say in their blog post that the […]

     
 
 

Did the Chinese Brands Make Apple Blink?

Did the Chinese Brands Make Apple Blink?

So, there were no real surprises when the curtain came down perhaps for the last time on a product presentation at the Cupertino Campus – no, we are not being morbid, they will move to a snazzier new venue next time, Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted. There was a smaller iPhone, a less expensive Apple Watch and a smaller iPad […]