Apple Announces its Plans to Set up iOS App Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru

Apple Announces its Plans to Set up iOS App Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru

Apple has been ramping up its India presence and after it recently got the nod for setting up exclusive retail stores in India. Now the company has announced yet another initiative for India. The tech major has announced that it will be setting up a Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, a city known as the tech capital of India. This […]

     
 
 

Chinese Smartphones are Now a Force to Reckon with Even Outside of Asia

Chinese Smartphones are Now a Force to Reckon with Even Outside of Asia

Despite continuous efforts and solid product launches, OEMs that used to lead the smartphone race are now struggling to get a hold of the market. As expected, the major reason behind this plummet is the ascending levels of more economical and attractive launches from Chinese manufacturers as well as other new entrants. Troubles for big names including Samsung and even […]

     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Apple Inches Closer to Having Exclusive Retail Stores in India with DIPP Exemption on 30% Local Sourcing Condition

Apple Inches Closer to Having Exclusive Retail Stores in India with DIPP Exemption on 30% Local Sourcing Condition

Apple had been deliberating to bring its own retail stores in India but the local sourcing norm has been preventing this from happening. According to the local sourcing norms, 30% of the goods need to be manufactured in India and only then the company would be able to independently operate the retail stores in the country. A recent recommendation from […]

     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Apple’s Patent Filing Shows Off a MacBook with Reconfigurable Keyboard

Apple’s Patent Filing Shows Off a MacBook with Reconfigurable Keyboard

Apple has a habit of staying a step ahead of its rivals, first it was the iPhone without 3.5mm jack and now a recent patent has revealed an outlandish yet innovative Notebook design from Apple. The patent published by U.S Patent and Trademark Office that shows off a reconfigurable Apple MacBook that does away with fixed keyboard and trackpad. This […]

     
 
 

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 […]

 
     
 
 

Apple Patches iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS, Squashes Overwhelming Number of Security Issues

Apple Patches iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS, Squashes Overwhelming Number of Security Issues

Apple is seeding security updates that aims at fixing most of the recent threats that were looming large. This includes the  iOS flaw that made it easier for the attackers to decrypt iMessages raising severe security concerns. Furthermore, the attacks by Wi-Fi Networks, PDF files, fonts and other types of files on the iOS devices and the OSX computers have made the […]