Tag Archives: Apple

Huawei Catches Up With Samsung, Apple in Smartphone Market

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei managed to gain ground on Samsung and Apple in terms of market share last year, following the problems encountered by the two sector giants, the Gartner consultancy group said on Wednesday. Over the year as a whole, the Chinese maker saw its sales leap by 26.7 percent, while the South Korean and US rivals both saw ... Read More »

Paytm’s The Great Apple Sale Offers iPhone 7, MacBook Pro, and More With Cashbacks

Paytm is hosting its The Great Apple Sale from Tuesday, February 14 to Thursday, February 16, where it will offer cashbacks on iPhone and MacBook models. As part of the sale, Paytm is offering a flat Rs. 12,000 cashback on the purchase of iPhone 7 256GB, which is listed at Rs. 92,000. The cashback amount will be credited to your ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Rumours Fuelled as Apple Joins Wireless Power Consortium

In a fresh development, Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) – an industry group behind wireless charging standards. This move testifies to Apple’s rumoured plans of introducing wireless charging with the iPhone 8 – a feature that has been rumoured several times in the past. Business Insider reports that Apple joined WPC last week, becoming a part of ... Read More »

Apple Hits Record High but Leaves Some Investors in Dust

Apple shares cruised to a record-high close Monday, helping catapult the S&P 500 stock index over the $20 trillion (roughly Rs. 13,38,94,055 crores) mark in what amounts to a victory for plain-vanilla mutual funds over a bevy of hedge fund managers who recently backed away from the iPhone maker. The largest component of the S&P 500 and a core holding ... Read More »

Samsung Signs $4.3 Billion-Deal With Apple to Make OLED Displays for iPhone: Report

Apple is strongly anticipated to use an OLED panel for at least one model of its iPhone lineup this year, expected to be the top-end model that may be called the iPhone 8 or iPhone X. To this end, the company has been rumoured to use displays from several manufacturers, including Samsung, Japan Display, Sharp, and LG. Now, a new ... Read More »

iPhone 8: Apple May Use New 3D Touch Module to Prevent Overheating by Wireless Charging

Many rumours indicate that Apple is looking to release three iPhone models this year, with one being an anniversary edition. It should be called either the iPhone 8 or iPhone X, and it will come with big changes in terms of design and specifications. This year’s iPhone models are tipped to come with wireless charging, and the latest KGI analyst ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Planning New UAC Connector in Its MFi Licensing Program

Apple is reportedly introducing support for a new connector type in its MFi (Made for iPhone) licensing program for certified accessories. Apple calls it the Ultra Accessory Connector (UAC) and it’s much smaller than the USB Type-C and Lightning connectors currently used by the company. It is used for the same purposes as all connectors – for charging and transferring ... Read More »

Apple Sees Decline in China Smartphone Shipments, Oppo Leads: IDC

Shipping 44.9 million iPhones to China, Apple has beaten Xiaomi, touted as the ‘Apple’ of China that shipped 41.5 million smartphones and slipped to fifth spot, market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. According to IDC’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, Apple dropped from 58.4 million iPhones in 2015 and Xiaomi from 64 million Mi phones, drops of ... Read More »

Apple Said to Revive Efforts to Sell Used iPhones in India

Apple has put back on the table a request to sell used iPhones in India as it negotiates with the government for concessions to start production in the country, a person familiar with the matter said. The company has asked to bring in used iPhones to be refurbished and sold in India, saying it will have the manufacturing infrastructure needed ... Read More »

Apple iPhone to Be Made in India: Winstron Plant Said to Be the Sole Manufacturing Hub

An assembly plant that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The source, who asked not to be named because he was not cleared to discuss matters publicly, said Apple and the Indian government were, however, still discussing “the repatriation of ... Read More »