Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone Dual-SIM Variants May Be Coming Soon, If Recent Patent Applications Are Indications

Apple has been the only major handset manufacturer that has not integrated dual-SIM functionality on its smartphones, but this may change soon. A couple of new patent filings suggest that Apple is considering adding the dual-SIM functionality to iPhones. Forbes in a report cites two patent filings in China and US that suggest the Cupertino-based giant may launch a dual-SIM ... Read More »

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Discounts, Exchange Offers on Google Pixel, iPhone 7, LG G5, and More

Flipkart is in its second day of the Big Shopping Days Sale, and the e-commerce site has listed several discounts and offers. The Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale will end on Wednesday, anticipated to wrap up the discount offers for this year. First up, all SBI Debit and Credit card users can avail 10 percent instant discount during the Flipkart ... Read More »

Apple Can Sell iPhone 7 in Indonesia Only After R&D Investment Commitment

Apple Inc has committed to invest around $44 million (roughly Rs. 298 crores) in a research and development center in Indonesia over the next three years, a senior government official said, enabling it to start selling its latest iPhone 7 in the Southeast Asian nation. Indonesia, a promising smartphone market where Apple has trailed some rivals, has stipulated that starting ... Read More »

iPhone OLED Display Said to Be Limited to 1 Variant Next Year, Come to All Models in 2018

Apple has been rumoured to introduce OLED panels to mark its ten-year anniversary for quite a while now. The company has also been reported to face supply issues, refraining it from introducing the battery efficient panel across all variants. It is expected to launch three devices, out of which, one premium variant only will sport OLED panels, while the others ... Read More »

iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus to Launch in Red Casing Next Year: Report

This year, Apple introduced the Black and Jet Black colour options with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plussmartphones. Now, a fresh report claims that the successors will bring in another new option – Red. Macotakara reports that the successors next year will add a Red colour variant into the already existing options of – Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Black, ... Read More »

iOS Sees Strongest Growth Rate in 2 Years Thanks to iPhone 7 Sales: Kantar

The latest OS sales data figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reveals that iOS adoption has seen a boost in three months ending October, all thanks to the sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Japan currently holds the top spot where iOS holds the greatest share at 51.7 percent of smartphone sales, followed by 44 percent in Great ... Read More »

iPhone Continues to Top Flickr’s Most Popular Camera Chart in 2016

Flickr has released its annual data report revealing which camera was used the most to upload photos to its platform. Not breaking tradition, Apple’s iPhone still rules the top spot; in fact 8 out of 10 cameras used to upload photos wa an iPhone. The data reveals that almost 47 percent of people used an Apple device to share images ... Read More »

iPhone Fires in China Caused by External Damage, Says Apple

Apple has blamed “external physical damage” for causing a handful of iPhones to explode or catch fire in China and insisted that its handsets posed no safety problem. Fresh on the heels of Samsung’s worldwide Galaxy Note 7 safety fiasco, a Shanghai consumer watchdog said last Friday it had received eight recent reports of iPhones that spontaneously combusted while being ... Read More »

Some iPhone Users Reporting of Repeated Freezing of Phone App

Apple has recently been receiving several types of user complaints on its product forums, and now iPhone users are reporting another issue. According to some users, the Phone app keeps freezing sporadically making it impossible for users to make and take calls. Forbes was the first to notice these complaints on the forums, and claims that even though the issue ... Read More »

China’s Consumer Watchdog Asks Apple to Respond to iPhone Fire, Explosion Complaints

Several Chinese iPhone users have claimed that their handsets caught fire or exploded, according to a Shanghai consumer watchdog which called on tech giant Apple to address the complaints. Fresh on the heels of Samsung’s worldwide Galaxy Note 7 safety fiasco, the state-run Shanghai Consumer Council said it had received eight reports in recent months of iPhones that spontaneously combusted ... Read More »