Apple and Qualcomm’s patent war has gotten uglier, as some iPhone models have been banned from sale in Germany as well. Earlier, a few iPhone models had been banned in China, following a lawsuit filed by Qualcomm. Allegedly, Apple is using technology patented by Qualcomm. These were related to photo editing and arranging apps on a touchscreen. Apple seems to have found a fix for the China problem by rolling out a software update. But the German issue seem to be more complex.The German Ban
In Germany, Qualcomm has asked for a ban on some iPhones which are using chips made by Intel. The Judge involved in the hearing ruled that some of the phones contain a combination of [...]
Apple launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus last year, along with the iPhone X. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were launched at a price of $ 699 and $ 799, respectively for the base 64 GB variant. Now, Apple is offering refurbished models of both the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus at a much lower price.Design & Features
Both, the iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus have similar specifications except for the larger screen, larger battery, dual rear cameras and higher RAM on the 8 Plus. The smartphones have an aluminum frame with front and rear glass build. They have a front mounted home button which also doubles as the fingerprint sensor for unlocking the [...]
Apple seems to be battling with hardware problems in some of its devices. The iPhone 8’s logic board has been affected because of which multiple problems plauging the device. Apple has launched a new logic board repair program for the iPhone 8 to tackle the same.
The logic board in some iPhone 8 models are causing major problems. It is therefore causing the device to restart, freeze and even be unresponsive for periods of time. Apple says that a ‘very small percentage’ of devices have logic boards with manufacturing defects which is causing the problem. Apple says that the units sold between September 2017 and March 2018 in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, [...]
In March 2017, Apple launched the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (Product) RED. The new colour variants kicked off another smartphone trend of OEMs launching special edition red variants of their popular devices. It now looks like that Apple will continue its Product RED series with the launch of the iPhone 8 (Product) RED.
According to a report by MacRumors, it has viewed a memo from Virgin Mobile, which says that Apple will announce the new iPhones on the 9th of April. While the memo confirms the new variants will be available for preorders, it doesn’t specify whether the iPhone X (Product) RED will be included or not.
The new colour variant launch is a part [...]
Despite the recent controversy, there is no denying that Apple iPhones age very well and you won’t have to worry about Apple’s software tweaks kicking in at least a couple of years after you buy a new iPhone. The Flipkart Apple Days sale offers great discounts on the latest iPhone models. In fact, this might be the right time to upgrade from an older smartphone.
Here are the top offers from Flipkart on various Apple iPhone X models.Apple iPhone X
Apple iPhone X is the latest flagship smartphone from the California tech giant. The smartphone was launched in India for Rs 89,999 and Rs 1,02,000 for the 64GB and 256GB storage variant. Now, on the Flipkart sale, the same [...]
Ever since the iPhone X was launched, Apple has been in the news for reasons far away from the iPhone X. A few months ago, there were murmurs on the internet that Apple slows down older iPhones after launching new iPhones. These rumours were partially true as Apple later conceded. However, the company said that the only reason it slowed down iPhones was to prolong their battery life.
Many people who bought the newly launched iPhones wondered whether their smartphones will be dealt the same fate. Apple has come out and cleared the air around the iPhone X and iPhone 8 saying [...]
The newly launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have finally reached the Indian shores. Pre-bookings for both the phones have commenced in India via online and offline outlets. Just like the launch of any premium smartphone, the pre-orders for the iPhone 8 and iPone 8 Plus are accompanied by a slew of data and cashback offers through both online and offline retailers. The phone can be pre-ordered from Amazon, Flipkart, authorised Apple Resellers, Redington stores, and Jio Stores.
Jio, in order to lure customers to buy the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through its channels, has announced a special tariff plan just for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus consumers. If you pre-order any of the [...]
Apple launched the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus at its annual iPhone launch event on September 12 event. The two new iPhones will go on sale in India on September 29 at a starting price of Rs, 64000.
Apple usually follows up its new iPhone lineup with their ‘S’ versions and something similar was expected this year as well. However, Apple believes that the new iPhones have enough upgrades to be a new lineup altogether, rather than being labeled as the ‘successors to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus’.iPhone 8
The Apple iPhone 8 has a 4.7 inch 1334 x 750 px True Tone display and thick bezels around it. The smartphone now has a glass back and a [...]
Along with the iPhone 8, Apple has also launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The two new smartphones are a new iteration of the previous year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with upgraded cameras. Apple has improved the display on the iPhone 8 lineup, adding the same True Tone technology it has on the 10.5-inch iPad Pro to automatically adjust the screen based on the ambient light in the room to offer more accurate colors.
Both the smartphones retain thick bezels around the display but, have a glass back and front. Among the internal upgrades, the iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus also feature wireless charging this time, just like the iPhone 8. Apple is touting the [...]
The annual iPhone launch event hosted by Apple is set to take place at the Steve Jobs Theatre in San Cupertino, California in less than 3 hours and. The event starts at 10 a.m. PDT/10:30 p.m. IST and will stream live on Apple Inc.’s website. The stream can be watched live here. It is worth noting that the live stream uses Apple’s HLS technology. HLS requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 9.0 or later, a Mac with Safari on macOS v10.11 or later, or a PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Streaming via Apple TV requires an Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation) with software 6.2 or later or an Apple TV (4th generation). The American tech giant is expected to [...]
The launch of the iPhone 8 is upon us but, new leaks seize to fade out. The golden master version of the iOS 11 has been leaked, shedding more light on the features of the upcoming iPhone 8 and an LTE Apple Watch.
In the leak, there are references to FaceID, which might be the name of the new facial recognition system. There are images of the bezel-less display and a notch on top for the camera and sensors. The display of the device may feature True Tone support like the iPad Pro.
Two screenshots give us an idea about the new navigation system on the iPhone 8. Pulling upwards on the bar brings up the Home screen and a longer pull brings up the App [...]
It’s official, Apple Inc. will host a September 12 event to launch the new iPhone 8/X/Pro along with the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus.
After a lot of speculation, Apple has confirmed the date and time for the event which will take place at the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple’s new Spaceship campus in Cupertino. Apple is also expected to launch a new Apple TV, an LTE enabled Apple Watch and new features of the iOS 11.
One of the most anticipated smartphones of the year, the iPhone 8 will be Apple’s foray into the bezel-less phones and wireless charging. The smartphone will have a 6 inch OLED display with a notch at the top, similar to the one the Essential PH-1. [...]