Apple and Qualcomm have been engaged in a patent war. Earlier this month, Qualcomm won a legal battle against Apple in China. A Chinese court found Apple guilty of violating two patents which are held by Qualcomm. The court’s ruling will restrict Apple from importing and selling certain iPhone models in the country. The restricted devices include smartphones ranging between the iPhone 6S and the iPhone X models. The patents are related to navigating apps on a touch screen and resizing photos. But according to Apple, they can easily resolve the issue and comply with the court’s ruling.Apple’s Solution
Both the patents restricting Apple from importing and [...]
India is one of the fastest growing markets for technology as the developing nation has a huge population with disposable income and they are not wary of spending on new technology. If we look back, there was a time when we hardly received any new tech. Heck! India skipped out on technology like the Answering Machines and Pagers for the mass market. People who could afford it were few and far between. But the scenario has changed and the tech companies now put immense focus on emerging markets such as India. But there are still a few gadgets and tech innovations that we wish came to India. They may be introduced to the Indian market at a later date but they aren’t available [...]
New Test Reports from DxOMark claim that the recently launched iPhone XR have the best cameras in the single lens camera phone category. It is also noteworthy that the latest Pixel devices have not been tested yet by DxOMark which also sport a single lens. Apple launched three new devices this year, namely iPhone XR, XS and XS Max. The XS and XS Max both have two lenses while the XR sports a single lens.iPhone XR Camera Specifications
Specification wise, Apple has not cut corners when it comes to the camera of the iPhone XR even though it is at a lower price point. The camera features a 12Mp f/1.8 sensor with 1.4µm pixel pitch. It boasts of a 26mm f/1.8 aperture lens with [...]
The AirPods are the most popular accessory manufactured by tech giant Apple, till date. A pair of wireless earbuds, which connect to your device via Bluetooth, they are one of the most, of not the most popular wireless earbuds. Additionally, they also have Siri connectivity and of course, the excellent design and build quality from Apple. However, the AirPods have been long overdue for an upgrade. This upgrade seems to be near. A recent report stated that we will get to see upgraded AirPods next year. However, a patent by Apple has given us insight as to what the AirPods might look like in 2020 and beyond.The Patent
The new patent talks about interchangeable AirPods, which [...]
The Apple AirPods are one of the most popular wireless earbuds on the market right now. They are stylish, have Siri support and offer great portability as well. However, an upgrade to the earbuds has been long pending. And Apple needs to do this to ensure that they are at par with their competitors and what they offer. A latest report from famous Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo has detailed that we will see an updated version of the AirPods early next year. He also said that we will also see a completely redesigned model in 2020.The New AirPods
Ming Chi Kuo is known for his extremely accurate predictions about Apple products, from iPhones to MacBooks. In his latest [...]
The Apple Watch 4 was one of the most interesting devices revealed at Apple’e special September 12th event held this year. The Series 4 Watch has a bigger screen, added and improved features to track your health and many more changes. However, a recent report details that Apple has extended the return period for the Apple Watch 4 to 45 days. Compared to the traditional 15 days they offer on other devices.The Extension
The information regarding the extension came through MacRumours. They got their hands on an internal document distributed by Apple to their Authorised Service Providers. So now, if any customer wishes to return their Apple Watch 4 after a period of 45 [...]
Amazon Echo devices do not support some essential music and video streaming platforms such as Apple Music and Youtube. But that is about to change soon! Even though Google and Amazon have not reached to an agreement regarding the Youtube fiasco, Apple Music owners will soon be able to stream their songs on Echo devices. Echo customers will be able to stream music from Apple Music starting December 17th.
Amazon’s Echo devices currently support other streaming apps such as Spotify, Saavn, Pandora and Amazon’s own Amazon Music. You can just log in to the Alexa App on your phone and ask Alexa to play music from Apple Music. It is not surprising for Apple to [...]
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has finally succeeded in getting their App listed in the iOS app store. The App in question is the DND 2.0 app that they have created. Spam calls and spam messages have become a nuisance for Indians recently. This caused the Telecom authority to create the app that blocks all spam calls and messages. One can also report spam callers through this app. Indian smartphone users on an average receive anywhere between five to ten spam calls a day and this app aims to stop these calls.What Led To This Move
The app saw it’s launch way back in 2016 and Android had allowed the app to be on the Play Store. However, Apple had not allowed it [...]
Apple has debunked rumours that their cheapest iPhone model is not selling well. In a slew of recent reports, many news websites had claimed that Apple is reducing production of the iPhone XR. The reason given was because it is not meeting the estimated sales expectations from the company. But in a recent report, an Apple executive was quoted to have said that the iPhone XR is their best selling phone yet.What Led To This Belief?
Apple’s announcement that they will not be disclosing their unit sales data to their investors also added to the rumours. Even though the company is not providing their exact sales figures, they do occasionally disclose which of their models [...]
The iPhone X is Apple’s flagship smartphone from last year. When the latest iPhone XS and XS Max started hitting stands after their launch this year, Apple quietly removed the iPhone XS from stores. This was done to ensure that all the focus is on the latest phones. However, in a turn of events, Apple has now resumed production of the iPhone X.The Reason
The move has been detailed in a report by The Wall Street Journal. According to their source, the move is due to a deal between Apple and Samsung with regard to the purchase of OLED screens. Apple had agreed to purchase a certain quantity of OLED screens from the company. However, the tech giant is finding it [...]
The iPhone X is Apple’s flagship smartphone from last year. It was also the first Apple device to ditch the home button and sport the “notch”. A new biometric facial recognition system known as “Face ID” was introduced with the phone. It also ships with a Super AMOLED display and a 2,716 mAh battery. Recently, an iPhone X user posted on Twitter that his phone exploded during the iOS 12 update. This is a rare case and Apple has responded to the tweet.iPhone Explosion
An iPhone X recently “exploded” when a user was upgrading it to iOS 12.1. This incident occurred in Washington DC, where the user claims that his phone just got hot and [...]
The iPad Pro 11 inch and iPad Pro 12.9 inch with an edge-to-edge display was launched last month in the US. And now the devices are available for pre-order in India. The new devices are significantly more powerful than the previous generation and now have Face ID support like the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
Click here to pre-order the iPad ProDesign & Specifications
The new iPad Pro has thin bezels on all four sides & is available in two screen sizes which are 11-inch and 12.9-inch. Both the variants have similar specifications except for a few differences. The iPad Pro has a LED-backlit display with a pixel density of 265 ppi. Its displays have a scratch [...]