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Apple Officials Said to Have Met Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Senior officials of the US-based iPhone maker Apple on Tuesday called upon Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The meeting assumes significance as the technology giant is seeking concessions like duty exemptions to set up its manufacturing unit in India. “The meeting lasted for 40 minutes. There were three officials from the company, including the company’s Global Vice President Priya ... Read More »

iOS 10.3 Set to Bring IPL and Other Cricket Scores via Siri, Find My AirPods, and More

 Alongside the commercial release of iOS 10.2.1 to all iPhone and iPad users, Apple also released iOS 10.3 beta 1 to developers. The beta version introduces several useful features, the big highlight being the ability for Siri to show live scores from Indian Premiere League (IPL) and International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket matches, apart from answering other queries. iOS 10.3 ... Read More »

Google I/O 2017 to Be Held in Mountain View; Starts May 17

Google, after some delay, has finally revealed the dates and venue for the annual developer event this year. The company however this time around hasn’t actually announced the dates or venue but has instead dropped few hints on GitHub for people to figure out. Much like 2016, the Google I/O 2017 will be held in Mountain View, California on May ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Second Flash Sale Registrations Reach 1.4 Million on Thursday

Interest in the Nokia 6 smartphone seems to be going strong at the moment, as the registration numbers for the smartphone, ahead of its second flash sale in China, have now touched the 1.4 million mark. Just last week, the available Nokia 6 units were sold out and the smartphone went out of stock within a minute in its first ... Read More »

Google Pixel Now Available With Rs. 10,000 Discount on Flipkart

Google Pixel, the first self-branded smartphone by the company, is available with a limited-period flat discount of Rs. 10,000 on Flipkart. This brings down the Google Pixel price down to Rs. 47,000, and buyers can get an additional discount by opting for the Flipkart exchange offer on the smartphone. Flipkart offers flat Rs. 10,000 discount on Google Pixel Under the ... Read More »

Samsung Ties Up With Imint for Video Stabilisation and Other Camera Features

Samsung has tied up with Sweden-based software company, Imint, for a new product. Under the development agreement with Samsung Electronics, Imint will reportedly make tweaks on its Vidhance software product for use by Samsung. Imint’s Vidhance offers a well-thought-out set of functions for the camera including Video Stabilisation, Live Auto Zoom, and Auto Curate. A Reuters press note on the ... Read More »

Lenovo K6 Power Variant With 4GB of RAM Launched in India: Price, Release Date, and More

Lenovo India on Tuesday announced the launch of a new variant of the K6 Power smartphone in India. Sporting 4GB of RAM, its price tag bears a Rs. 1,000 premium over the 3GB of RAM variant that was launched in India back in November. Lenovo has priced it at Rs. 10,999, and says it will be available alongside the 3GB ... Read More »

India’s Smartphone User Base Tops 300 Million in Q4 2016: Counterpoint

The smartphone user base in India – with Chinese brands dominating the market – crossed 300 million as shipments grew 18 percent annually in 2016 compared to the global smartphone market which grew only three percent, a new report said on Tuesday. In the fourth quarter of 2016, Chinese brands such as Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo and Xiaomi contributed 46 percent ... Read More »

Qualcomm Will Continue to Supply Chips to Apple Despite Lawsuit

Even though Apple has sued Qualcomm for nearly $1 billion over royalties, the US chip-maker reportedly does not intend to stop doing business with the iPhone maker, a media report said. According to a report in tech website Re/Code, Qualcomm has said that Apple was trying to turn a simple contract dispute into a regulatory issue. Qualcomm was considering filing ... Read More »

Huawei Aims to Be Among Top 5 Smartphone Makers in India by Year-End

Mobile phone maker Huawei hopes to be among top five smartphone companies in the country with 10 percent market share in value terms by end of this year. “We expect to achieve 10 percent market share in terms of value by end of this year in the smartphone segment. The Indian smartphone market is very dynamic, we expect to be ... Read More »