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Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS New Apple smart speaker may cost $199 when it goes on sale MediaTek could be manufacturing the devices Apple Glasses won’t arrive before December 2021, says a report Apple is reportedly planning a cheaper version of its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, though it will be under the Beats brand. Just months after the official launch of HomePod at $349 (roughly Rs. [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS 80 percent of the wearable revenue came from smartwatches Apple and Xiaomi managed to rake in 18 percent sales each 3.8 million Apple Watches were sold in first quarter After a sluggish past, the wearables market is finally seeing a boost with 35 percent rise in overall shipments year on year in the first [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

The global innovation leader in smartphones, Apple, is believed to be set to launch a new dual sim device. One of the prominent Apple whistleblowers, known for leaking reliable Apple information, has leaked new information about a new Apple Device that will offer dual sim capabilities, for the first time in the company’s history. It [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has released a three-step guide to manually fix issue The issue changes the letter “i” to letter “A” An update with its fix is likely to be rolled out soon Some users with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 11.1 have reported an annoying issue that autocorrects the letter “i” to the [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Apple wants to “one day” end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday. “Traditional supply chains are linear,” it said. “Materials are mined, manufactured as products, and often end up in landfills after use. Then the process starts [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

The tablet shipments in India declined 3.1-percent year-on-year to 3.7 million units in 2016 as the demand for the category continued to shrink in the country, as per International Data Corporation (IDC) India. Notably, the data includes shipments for both slate and detachables for the year 2016. “Shipments decline as the consumer demand for tablets [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple said it has partnered with component supplier Ibiden to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100 percent renewable energy. To meet the commitment, Ibiden will invest in more than 20 new renewable energy facilities, including one of the largest floating solar photovoltaic systems in the country. “We are proud to partner with [...]

March 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Inc. has filed suit in China challenging Qualcomm Inc.’s fees for technology used in smartphones two years after Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker for its licensing practices. Two lawsuits filed by the iPhone maker accuse Qualcomm of abusing its control over essential technology to charge excessive licensing fees, a Beijing court said on its [...]

January 27, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Inc. has filed suit in China challenging Qualcomm Inc.’s fees for technology used in smartphones two years after Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker for its licensing practices. Two lawsuits filed by the iPhone maker accuse Qualcomm of abusing its control over essential technology to charge excessive licensing fees, a Beijing court said on its [...]

January 27, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple to make iPhones in Bengaluru

Apple to make iPhones in Bengaluru

The world’s most valuable company Apple is looking at Bengaluru to set up an iPhone manufacturing plant, as it looks to replicate its China success in the fastest growing smartphone market in the world.   Apple is turning to Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron, which will utilise PC-maker Acer’s facility, a top government source confirmed. Wistron [...]

December 30, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Apple to make iPhones in Bengaluru

Apple to appeal EU tax ruling this week, says it was a ‘convenient target’

Apple to appeal EU tax ruling this week, says it was a ‘convenient target’

Apple (AAPL.O) will launch a legal challenge this week to a record $14 billion EU tax demand, arguing that EU regulators ignored tax experts and corporate law and deliberately picked a method to maximize the penalty, senior executives said. Apple’s combative stand underlines its anger with the European Commission, which said on Aug. 30 the [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Apple to appeal EU tax ruling this week, says it was a ‘convenient target’

Apple revives interest in self-driving car technology in letter to US regulators

Apple revives interest in self-driving car technology in letter to US regulators

Apple has told US regulators that it is still interested in developing self-driving car technology. Steven Kenner, the computer giant’s director of product integrity, has written to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to confirm that it remains interested in autonomous vehicles. The letter re-affirming its belief in the viability of the in the technology [...]

December 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Apple revives interest in self-driving car technology in letter to US regulators