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Apple Spring Loaded Event roundup: Here's everything Apple announced

21 Apr 2021

Apple Spring Loaded Event roundup: Here's everything Apple announced

Apple finally held its first event of the year. As expected, the iPhone 13 received no mention, but the company unveiled new iMac and iPad Pro upgraded with its M1 chipset, in addition to AirTags and Apple Card.

NewsBytes Briefing: Domino's leaks all your data, and more

20 Apr 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Domino's leaks all your data, and more

So you thought you'd order pineapple topping on your pizza and no one would find out? Well, think again because Domino's India has somehow managed to leak 180 million order details, which include names, phone numbers, addresses, and even credit card details.

Every important upcoming iOS 15 feature you should know about

19 Apr 2021

Every important upcoming iOS 15 feature you should know about

Apple hasn't yet released iOS version 14.5, but with the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) likely to be held in June, now is a good time to round up all the important features rumored to be a part of the upcoming iOS 15.

US official calls Tim Cook's voting on iPhone suggestion 'preposterous'

10 Apr 2021

US official calls Tim Cook's voting on iPhone suggestion 'preposterous'

Ohio's Secretary of State, Frank LaRose, called Apple's CEO Tim Cook's idea of voting on the iPhone "preposterous."

TSMC's silicon wafer price hike could affect Apple's iPhone 13

04 Apr 2021

TSMC's silicon wafer price hike could affect Apple's iPhone 13

Apple's longstanding primary source for silicon, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), was expected to hike prices by 15% for its silicon wafers when the auto industry was facing a chip crunch.

Apple to soon start iPhone 12's production in India

09 Mar 2021

Apple to soon start iPhone 12's production in India

Apple will soon start manufacturing its flagship iPhone 12 model in India for the local customers, the company said, giving a big boost to the government's 'Make in India' initiative.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple M1 Macs are dying slowly, and more

25 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple M1 Macs are dying slowly, and more

If you thought Macs are expensive, wait until you learn how long the new M1 Macs are going to last. Well, not very long as their SSDs are decaying alarmingly quickly.

Apple rumored to replace iPad mini with foldable iPhone

24 Feb 2021

Apple rumored to replace iPad mini with foldable iPhone

Latest report from MyDrivers suggests that Apple might replace the iPad mini with a foldable version of the iPhone. If that didn't sound bizarre enough, this foldable iPhone will also support stylus input.

Border conflict with China impacts iPhone production in India

20 Feb 2021

Border conflict with China impacts iPhone production in India

Repercussions of India's geopolitical tensions with its neighbor China are being felt at Apple's iPhone production facilities in India. The South China Morning Post reports that the tensions have limited the issuance of entrance visas to Chinese engineers, which, in turn, is impacting Apple suppliers in the country.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple pulls a Xiaomi with advertisements, and more

09 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple pulls a Xiaomi with advertisements, and more

Apple had recently taken great pains to warn us about its evil Big Tech brethren and their evil advertisements. Looks like it forgot to heed its own warnings.

NewsBytes Briefing: Elon's trying to tell us something, and more

08 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Elon's trying to tell us something, and more

The US has printed more money last year than it did in two centuries since its founding. In a totally unrelated incident, the world's billionaires grew richer by $10.5 trillion.

iPhone 12 can deactivate pacemakers, other medical implants

08 Feb 2021

iPhone 12 can deactivate pacemakers, other medical implants

Apple iPhone 12 can seriously interfere with the working of medical devices such as pacemakers and implantable defibrillators.

iPhone 13 could combine in-display fingerprint sensor with Face ID

31 Jan 2021

iPhone 13 could combine in-display fingerprint sensor with Face ID

Apple continues its trend of being a couple of years behind the curve. After having its Face ID gambit ruined by face masks, the iPhone maker finally seems ready to give in to consumer demand for in-display fingerprint scanning.

Bengaluru: iPhone manufacturing plant suffered Rs. 52cr damages, says Wistron

15 Dec 2020

Bengaluru: iPhone manufacturing plant suffered Rs. 52cr damages, says Wistron

Violence at an iPhone manufacturing plant near Bengaluru on Saturday caused damages up to Rs. 52 crore, the facility's Taiwan-based operator Wistron Corp said on Tuesday.

Bengaluru: Disgruntled workers wreak havoc at Wistron's iPhone manufacturing plant

12 Dec 2020

Bengaluru: Disgruntled workers wreak havoc at Wistron's iPhone manufacturing plant

A workers' unrest at an iPhone manufacturing plant near Bengaluru, Karnataka, turned violent early Saturday morning.

iPhone 12 Pro Max wins DisplayMate's 'Best Smartphone Display' award

19 Nov 2020

iPhone 12 Pro Max wins DisplayMate's 'Best Smartphone Display' award

DisplayMate, a company that tests screens on phones, tablets and other consumer products, has given iPhone 12 Pro Max the 'Best Smartphone Display' award.

#BugAlert: Apple Watch Series 3 hit by repeated reboots

27 Sep 2020

#BugAlert: Apple Watch Series 3 hit by repeated reboots

Last week, Apple released watchOS 7 - along with iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 - to the general public.

AP: Man beaten, tonsured over alleged theft at filmmaker's home

31 Aug 2020

AP: Man beaten, tonsured over alleged theft at filmmaker's home

A 20-year-old man was beaten using sticks, abused, and tonsured for allegedly stealing an iPhone from the house of film producer Nutan Naidu.

Next month, Apple's online store could be launched in India

25 Aug 2020

Next month, Apple's online store could be launched in India

More than 10 years after launching the first iPhone in India, Apple is gearing up to start direct sales in the country.

Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

19 Aug 2020

Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

As the US-China trade war continues to escalate, Apple is stepping on the gas to shift its manufacturing out of the Xi Jinping-led country and save itself from getting caught up in the crossfire.

Instagram caught accessing camera unnecessarily on iPhone

27 Jul 2020

Instagram caught accessing camera unnecessarily on iPhone

Despite being in beta, Apple's latest iPhone operating system, the iOS 14, is doing wonders at bringing sneaky app behaviors into the limelight.

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Apple, Amazon offices raided in Italy

23 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Apple, Amazon offices raided in Italy

In the tech world, the news cycle was dominated by revenue reports and antitrust investigations.

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Zoom's video-conference device, unified Gmail, and more

16 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Zoom's video-conference device, unified Gmail, and more

Along with the massive hack of high profile Twitter accounts, a lot has happened in the world of technology in the last 24 hours.

A Facebook glitch is crashing popular iOS apps: Details here

10 Jul 2020

A Facebook glitch is crashing popular iOS apps: Details here

If you are running into frequent app crashes on your iPhone, you are probably not alone!

#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

28 Jun 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

This week has been all about consumer technology, thanks to Apple.

#TechBytes: iOS 14 hidden features you need to know about

25 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: iOS 14 hidden features you need to know about

Apple's all-new iOS 14 has come as a thought-through OS upgrade, a release packing several interesting and handy capabilities for iPhone users.

Here's how iOS 14 will make your iPhone more private

24 Jun 2020

Here's how iOS 14 will make your iPhone more private

From PiP mode to the new Siri, Apple's iOS 14 is brimming with handy, thought-through features.

iOS 14: Is this the biggest update for iPhones?

23 Jun 2020

iOS 14: Is this the biggest update for iPhones?

A few hours ago, Apple hosted its first-ever "virtual" WWDC keynote and unveiled the next-generation of its software products - iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, watchOS 7, and macOS Big Sur.

Pakistan to release 2 'missing' Indian High Commission officials: Report

15 Jun 2020

Pakistan to release 2 'missing' Indian High Commission officials: Report

Hours after two Indian High Commission officials had gone missing in Pakistan, reports emerged that the officials had been arrested.

iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone

15 Jun 2020

iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone

In a few days from now, Apple will hold its first online-only Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), bringing together millions of developers from around the world.

Pakistan: Two Indian High Commission officials go missing

15 Jun 2020

Pakistan: Two Indian High Commission officials go missing

In an unsavory turn of events, two Indian High Commission officials went missing in Pakistan on Monday, prompting New Delhi to register a strong protest both in the neighboring country and here.

Android 11 Beta: Top new features you need to try

11 Jun 2020

Android 11 Beta: Top new features you need to try

After a slight delay, Google has started rolling out the first public beta version of Android 11, its next big mobile-focused operating system, to Pixel users around the world.

Apple could offer Music, TV+, News+ in discounted 'mega bundle'

04 Jun 2020

Apple could offer Music, TV+, News+ in discounted 'mega bundle'

Apple appears to be working on a way to combine its subscription services into a single 'mega bundle'.

Apple iPad 2020: A bigger, better update?

25 May 2020

Apple iPad 2020: A bigger, better update?

A few days back, a report from Ming-Chi Kuo, a popular Apple analyst, suggested that the Cupertino giant is working on an improved 8th-generation iPad.

Finally, Apple may let you 'edit' iMessage texts: Here's how

04 May 2020

Finally, Apple may let you 'edit' iMessage texts: Here's how

Even after years of existence, iMessage still misses the option to retract messages.

#WeeklyRecap: New affordable ventilator, iPhone text-bomb, Messenger Rooms, and more

26 Apr 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New affordable ventilator, iPhone text-bomb, Messenger Rooms, and more

This week, some major developments were noted in the world of technology.

Watch out! This 'text bomb' can crash your iPhone

24 Apr 2020

Watch out! This 'text bomb' can crash your iPhone

Apple is having a hard time maintaining the security of its products.

Critical vulnerability detected in Apple's Mail app: Details here

23 Apr 2020

Critical vulnerability detected in Apple's Mail app: Details here

A critical security flaw has been flagged in the Mail app of Apple's iOS.

Apple AirPower could arrive by early 2021 (at around $250)

15 Apr 2020

Apple AirPower could arrive by early 2021 (at around $250)

Apple's AirPower wireless charger, that is believed to be back in the works, could go official by late 2020 or early 2021, according to reputed tech analyst Jon Prosser.

Now, lock your Netflix profile with a PIN: Here's how

09 Apr 2020

Now, lock your Netflix profile with a PIN: Here's how

In a welcoming move, Netflix has launched the option to lock individual profiles with a PIN.