Tag: iPhones

Apple to Soon Bring 70 New Emojis to iPhones and Other Devices

Apple has added 70 new emojis to the developer and public beta previews of iOS 12.1, and has said it will make them available as part of the upcoming software updates for iOS, macOS, and watchOS. These new emojis include emotive smiley faces, gender-neutral characters, various clothing options, food types, animals, mythical creatures, and more. […]

Google May Pay Apple $9 Billion to Remain Default Search Engine on iPhones

Google is reportedly paying Apple a whopping $9 billion (about Rs. 65,000 crores) in 2018 to remain the default search engine for iPhone’s Safari browser on iOS, the media reported. Back in 2013 and 2014, the sum was pegged to be $1 billion (about Rs. 7,251 crores), and analysts in 2017 said the figure had […]

iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Get Price Cuts in India; iPhones Now Start at Rs. 29,900

Apple just took covers off its 2018 lineup of iPhone models – the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. And, in classic Apple fashion, pricing for the company’s older iPhone variants has been reduced globally as well as in the Indian market. The Indian lineup of Apple’s iPhone series now starts with the […]

Apple Bows to the Chinese Market Again With Latest iPhones

Apple’s latest iPhones show how even the world’s largest company has to surrender to the dictates of a crucial Chinese market. The iPhone XS models unveiled Wednesday come with an “eSIM” feature that supports two cellular services and easier switching between carriers, but that technology won’t be available in China, Hong Kong, and Macau. Instead, […]

The Exploding Problem With Recycling iPads, iPhones, and Other Gadgets. They Catch Fire

As we enter new-gadget buying season, spare a moment to meet the people who end up handling your old stuff. Isauro Flores-Hernandez, who takes apart used smartphones and tablets for a living, keeps thick gloves, metal tongs and a red fireproof bin by his desk here at Cascade Asset Management, an electronics scrap processor. He […]

2018 iPhones to Be Priced Higher Than Consensus Estimates: Merill Lynch

Throughout the latter part of the year, analysts have been predicting an aggressive pricing strategy from Apple’s end for all of its 2018 iPhone models. The company has been reported to indulge in efforts to reduce component expenditure as well, to meet its pricing goal. However, just days before launch, Bank of America’s Merill Lynch […]

Apple Tells US Lawmakers iPhones Are Not Listening in on Consumers

Apple told US lawmakers on Tuesday that its iPhones do not listen to users without their consent and do not allow third-party apps to do so either, after lawmakers asked the company if its devices were invading users’ privacy. Representatives Greg Walden, Marsha Blackburn, Gregg Harper, and Robert Latta wrote to Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook and […]

iOS 12 Developer Beta 5 Hints at ‘Dual-SIM’ Support for iPhones; New tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 Developer Beta Versions Released Too

Apple has released the fifth developer beta of iOS 12 for compatible iPhone and iPad models. The iOS developer beta 5 update includes a bunch of new features, including darker Control Center controls and a new splash screen for the preloaded Photos app. The Cupertino giant has also brought some evidence to hint at the […]

iOS 12 Developer Beta 5 Hints at ‘Dual-SIM’ Support for iPhones; New tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 Developer Beta Versions Released Too

Apple has released the fifth developer beta of iOS 12 for compatible iPhone and iPad models. The iOS developer beta 5 update includes a bunch of new features, including darker Control Center controls and a new splash screen for the preloaded Photos app. The Cupertino giant has also brought some evidence to hint at the […]