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Apple hits record numbers as India ‘shines’ in its growth – Times of India
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Apple hits record numbers as India ‘shines’ in its growth – Times of India

Cupertino-based tech giant Apple announced its third quarter results and seems to have it record numbers. Apple announced that it had set a new June quarter revenue record of $81.4 billion, up from 36% compared to last year. Fuelling these record-breaking numbers has been growth in countries like India, says Apple CEO Tim Cook. “The vast majority of markets we tracked grew double digits, with especially strong growth in emerging markets, including India, Latin America and Vietnam,” Cook told analysts during the earnings call. Cook further says that Apple had “an incredible quarter for the emerging markets in Q3.” Among the countries where Apple hit quarterly record was Apple and Cook says it can be attributed to the philosophy of having something for everyone. Referring to the most affo...
apple:  Apple has ordered 100 million units of the A15 chip for iPhone 13, claims report – Times of India
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apple: Apple has ordered 100 million units of the A15 chip for iPhone 13, claims report – Times of India

As the iPhone 13 announcement day inches closer, rumours and leaks are having a field day. The latest one deals with the shipment of the A15 chips ordered by Apple, where it is claimed that close to 100 million units of the same have already been ordered by the tech giant from TSMC, as per a report by WCCF Tech. Also, every unit that’s been ordered will not reportedly be used in the iPhone 13, but the Cupertino-based tech giant may keep some in stock to use them in some other product like the 6th generation iPad mini. But most of the ordered units are likely for the upcoming iPhone only. The report adds that for the 100 million units order, Apple has asked the suppliers to jack up chip production by 20% as compared to the iPhone 12 series. Though the A15 Bionic chip has the same CPU cor...
Amazon Prime Day Sale: ‘Best-selling’ iPhone of 2020 available at discount – Times of India
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Amazon Prime Day Sale: ‘Best-selling’ iPhone of 2020 available at discount – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amazon has kickstarted it's annual two-day sale for Prime members in India. During the Prime Day sale, the e-tailer will be offering deals and discounts on all products across categories. So, if you have been waiting to purchase an iPhone, then this may be the right time to do so. Amazon is offering a best-ever discount on the top-selling iPhone of 2020 -- iPhone 12. Apple iPhone 12: Available at Rs 67,999You now have an opportunity to purchase the iPhone 12 at a flat discount of Rs 11,901. Presently, Amazon is selling the base variant of iPhone 12 at the ‘best-ever’ discount. Listed online at Rs 79,900, you can now purchase the 64GB variant of the smartphone at Rs 67,999. Apple iPhone 12: Additional exchange discount of Rs 13,400Along with the flat discount of Rs 11,901, Ama...
Amazon Prime Day sale is live: Nine 5G smartphones you can buy under Rs 20,000 | Gadgets Now
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Amazon Prime Day sale is live: Nine 5G smartphones you can buy under Rs 20,000 | Gadgets Now

Amazon Prime Day sale has started. The two-day Amazon Prime Day sale --July 26-26 -- is exclusive for Amazon Prime members. Amazon is giving 10% instant cashback on all purchases made using HDFC bank credit and debit cards. The Amazon Prime sale has deals and discounts on a range of products. Some go as far as up to 75%. The sale has discounts on smartphones across brands. These include Xiaomi, Vivo, OnePlus, Samsung, Realme, Oppo, Redmi and Apple. If you have been planning to buy a 5G smartphone and under Rs 20,000 this may be the time. We have listed 9 5G smartphones that you can buy under Rs 20,000. 19​Redmi Note 10T 5G: Available at a starting price of of Rs 13,999Redmi Note 10T 5G is the first 5G-enabled smartphone from Redmi. The smartphone comes with a starting price tag of Rs 13...
This may be one of the upgrades in Apple iPhone 13 over iPhone 12 – Times of India
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This may be one of the upgrades in Apple iPhone 13 over iPhone 12 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The upcoming Apple iPhone, most likely to be called iPhone 13, may come with a 25W power adapter, claims a report by Macrumors. The report is based on rumours originating from China. If the rumours happen to be true, the iPhone 13 would become the iPhone capable of the fastest charging yet on the device, besting iPhone 12’s 20W fast charging support. The report further adds that Apple is also planning to launch the 25W power adapter as an accessory for purchase this fall. Since the battery size of the iPhone 13 is also speculated to see some increase, the more powerful adapter is looking good for the iPhone users, even if the fast charging support has been bumped up by just 5W. The reason for bigger batteries and faster charging is the expected Always-on LTPO displays the hig...
Honor teases its upcoming high-end tablet, expected to be powered by Mediatek’s next flagship SoC – Times of India
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Honor teases its upcoming high-end tablet, expected to be powered by Mediatek’s next flagship SoC – Times of India

Honor is expected to hold an event on August 12 where the company is rumoured to announce its Magic 3 series smartphones. At the same event, the company might also launch a new high-end tablet -- Honor V7 Pro. GizmoChina has reported that the smartphone maker has posted a teaser video on its Honor Life Weibo account that gives a glimpse of the tablet’s design. The teaser video shows the tablet design in Blue colour with a leather finish back with a camera module similar to Honor 50 smartphones. The teaser video posted by Honor Life’s official Weibo account exposes the upcoming Honor V7 Pro in a blue leather finish. The tablet appears to feature flat sides similar to Apple iPad Pros or Galaxy Tab S7. Another well-known leaker Digital Chat Station has suggested that the upcoming tablet fr...
Here’s when Apple may launch the new AirPods – Times of India
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Here’s when Apple may launch the new AirPods – Times of India

It’s been almost three years since Apple launched a new AirPods variant. The AirPods Pro were launched in October 2019 and since then there have just been rumours about the next variant. These rumours have gathered pace in the last few months and the latest one hints at the AirPods arriving rather soon. According to a report by Digitimes, Apple may launch the new model of AirPods in September alongside the iPhone 13. The report cites sources that “flexible circuit board shipments have kicked off for the next-generation AirPods models”. Sources, says the report, have suggested that the new AirPods could arrive with the new iPhones at Apple’s much-anticipated event in September. Do note that these won’t be an upgrade of the AirPods Pro but the regular AirPods. What we know so far about th...
apple:  Apple MagSafe like charging may come to Realme phones – Times of India
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apple: Apple MagSafe like charging may come to Realme phones – Times of India

A charging technology similar to MagSafe, Apple’s wireless charging tech, could soon come to Android phones, courtesy of Realme. The Chinese technology company has acquired the “MagDart” trademark from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and now the renders for the devices have also appeared online, as per a report by GizmoChina. These include two magnetic wireless charging units, one circular and the other, box-shaped. The circular one bears a huge similarity to the design of the MagSafe charger for the iPhone 12 series and is rumoured to be a little thinner and come with 15W magnetic charging. The second, box-shaped Realme charger could come with faster-charging speeds. It has a USB Type-C port and a grille at the bottom. The circular one could work by attaching ma...
7 iPhones that can be tracked when lost with FindMy app even when turned off – Times of India
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7 iPhones that can be tracked when lost with FindMy app even when turned off – Times of India

Apple is releasing a major update to the FindMy app ecosystem with iOS 15 update. If you lose your iPhone and the device is switched off even then you will able to track the location of your lost iPhone with the FindMy network. This feature will be available to newer iPhones. Apple had introduced Bluetooth-tracking of device using the FindMy app ecosystem with iOS 13. However, the biggest issue was when the device was turned off tracking it was not possible. With the iOS 15 update, if your iPhone gets stolen and the thief decides to turn it off even then you will be able to track it. The only way someone can disable the FindMy app tracking is by removing the iCloud account of the owner of the iPhone. And for that the thief needs to crack your iCloud account which would be quite a diffic...
How to disinfect your iPhone: Apple tells users not to use this cleaner – Times of India
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How to disinfect your iPhone: Apple tells users not to use this cleaner – Times of India

Apple has made an important update to its recommendations and guidelines for cleaning iPhones. In a support page titled 'How to clean your Apple products', the company has asked users not to use products containing bleach or Hydrogen Peroxide. According to a report in Cult of Mac, Apple has added Hydrogen Peroxide to the list of chemicals that users need to avoid. The warning previously listed bleach only. Apple announced that iPhone users can use Clorox disinfecting wipes on their handsets in March 2020 just as the Covid-19 pandemic started to spread globally. Is it fine to use a disinfectant on your Apple device: This is what the company saysThe company specifically answers if users should use a disinfectant on their Apple device on the support page. "Using a 70 percent isopropyl alco...
Apple 5G iPhone: Apple may launch its cheapest 5G iPhone in early 2022 | – Times of India
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Apple 5G iPhone: Apple may launch its cheapest 5G iPhone in early 2022 | – Times of India

Apple could be working on a new iPhone SE model with an A14 Bionic chip and could launch it in the first half of 2022, claims a report by DigiTimes. As per the report, the new iPhone SE will be called the iPhone SE 3. Similar claims were made by TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo about a month back when he said that the iPhone SE will be updated with new chipsets and 5G features in the first half of 2022. Kuo also claimed that the upcoming iPhone SE will be “Apple’s cheapest 5G phone ever”. Going by that, the claims by DigiTimes have got a solid backing. Both the sources are also of one, affirmative view regarding the presence of a Touch ID sensor and the home button on the design of the iPhone SE 3. The A14 Bionic will be the most important upgrade to the iPhone SE 3 if the reports tur...
Here’s why Apple removed this app on Amazon’s ‘request’ – Times of India
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Here’s why Apple removed this app on Amazon’s ‘request’ – Times of India

An app dedicated to filtering and hiding fake reviews on e-commerce sites has been removed from the App Store. A report by The Verge says that Amazon requested Apple to remove the app and the Cupertino-based tech giant obliged. What app did Amazon want Apple to remove?The app in question is Fakespot and works like a web browser extension. It integrates with Amazon’s website — unofficially — and identifies fake reviews that are on the various product pages. The app was launched last month on the App Store What is Amazon’s problem with the app?Amazon has claimed that the app compromises users’ data by injecting a code that can also provide misleading information about sellers to its customers. User data like email, addresses, credit card information and even browser history is at risk, as...
World Emoji day: Apple to bring new customisations to its Memoji – Times of India
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World Emoji day: Apple to bring new customisations to its Memoji – Times of India

July 17 is celebrated as World Emoji day. Smartphone users send emojis quite a lot and Apple has its own take on it called the Memoji. With iOS 15 set to launch sometime in September, Apple has introduced new customisations to the Memoji. However, if you are in the public beta program of iOS 15, then you can access these customisations right now. Here are the customisations that will be a part of iOS 15: Clothing:Users can customise their Memoji with more than 40 outfits that reflect their style, mood, or the season with up to three different colours, and they can show it off using Memoji stickers with expressive body language that includes the upper body. Multicoloured headwear:Memoji can represent a favourite sports team or university with multicoloured headwear. New glasses:There are...
Apple may add WiFi 6E support in iPhone 13 series: What is it and why’s important – Times of India
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Apple may add WiFi 6E support in iPhone 13 series: What is it and why’s important – Times of India

Apple is reportedly said to add support for WiFi 6E in its upcoming range of iPhone 13. As per a report by DigiTimes, Apple is preparing to offer WiFi 6E. “The new WiFi technology is expected to become a standard feature of both iOS and Android smartphones in 2022,” DigiTimes quoted a source. With WiFi 6E, you can expect iPhone 13 models to offer higher WiFi speeds and the connectivity will be more reliable. But note that you would need a new 6GHz WiFi 6E router to enjoy the feature on your new iPhone 13. What is WiFi 6E?You are already familiar with two WiFi bands-- 2.4GHz and 5GHz. With 2.4GHz, the range of WiFi gets increased while 5GHz offers more data speeds. Now, there is a third band: 6GHz, with the introduction of WiFi 6E. Of course, with WiFi 6E, you can expect faster data spee...
Apple, OnePlus phones sale dropped by up to 50% during recent lockdowns: Report – Times of India
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Apple, OnePlus phones sale dropped by up to 50% during recent lockdowns: Report – Times of India

With the second wave of Covid ravaging India and forcing state governments to impose strict lockdowns, the smartphone market in the country took a direct hit. Also, some states only allowed e-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart and others to deliver essential goods, causing further drop in sales. As per a report by analytics firm PredictiVu, Apple and Oneplus were impacted the most with a drop in sales of up to 50% in April 2021. While all smartphone brands saw a dip in sales, budget smartphones helped them. The report claimed that Samsung had witnessed a drop in sales of 41% while Xiaomi’s sales were down by 28%. Other popular brands like Oppo, Vivo and Realme also saw a drop in the range of 32% to 42%. “Brands with only flagship phones like Apple & OnePlus have been most impa...
Why Facebook advertisers are ‘panicking’ over this iPhone feature – Times of India
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Why Facebook advertisers are ‘panicking’ over this iPhone feature – Times of India

Facebook hasn’t been really happy with Apple ever since the iPhone maker spoke about the App Tracking Transparency feature back in June 2020 at its annual developer conference. It’s been almost three months since Apple rolled out the feature, which gives users the choice to be tracked by advertisers online across apps, with iOS 14.5 and it has been enough time for iPhone users to opt for it. According to a report by Bloomberg, data from analytics firm Branch has revealed that only 25% of users are opting in to be tracked, leading to an undercurrent of panic in the advertising industry. The Mark Zuckerberg-led social media giant declined to respond to Bloomberg’s report, data from Branch claims that approximately 75% of iPhone users are now running iOS 14.5 or later with App Tracking tra...
Magsafe Battery Pack for iPhone: Apple launches MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone; Price, availability and more | – Times of India
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Magsafe Battery Pack for iPhone: Apple launches MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone; Price, availability and more | – Times of India

Apple has announced a new accessory for the iPhone 12 series in India. The company has launched the new MagSafe Battery pack — an accessory which comes in the form of a wireless battery pack. MagSafe Battery Pack: Price and availabilityThe MagSafe Battery Pack will be available on Apple Online Store. However, on the Apple Online Store India the accessory is listed as “currently unavailable.” The MagSafe Battery Pack has been priced at Rs 10,900. In the US, the accessory is set to go on sale from July 19. MagSafe Battery Pack: How it worksLike the MagSafe charger, the MagSafe battery pack attaches magnetically to the back of the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. It is meant to give users additional battery in times of need. The battery pack can be charged wi...
Amazon Apple Days: Amazon India announces ‘Apple Days’; Deals on iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 Pro series, MacBook Pro and more | – Times of India
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Amazon Apple Days: Amazon India announces ‘Apple Days’; Deals on iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 Pro series, MacBook Pro and more | – Times of India

The ‘Apple Days’ sale has arrived on the Amazon India website. Under the sale, consumers can avail of offers and deals on the iPhone 12 series, iPhone 11 Pro Series, iPad Mini, MacBook Pro and other Apple gadgets. ‘Apple Days’ on Amazon.in will be live until July 17, 2021. Customers can make use of finance options like No-cost EMI and additional discounts using HDFC Bank Debit and Credit Cards. Here are some of the featured Apple Days deals on Amazon. Apple iPhone 12 (64GB) - White: Available at Rs 70,900 (original price Rs 79,900)The White colour variant of the Apple iPhone 12 (64GB) is selling at Rs 70,900 after a discount of 11%. The iPhone 12 features a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display. It is powered by the A14 Bionic chip. The phone comes with a dual rear camera system with 12MP ...
realme pad:  Realme’s Android tablet leaks in live images – Times of India
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realme pad: Realme’s Android tablet leaks in live images – Times of India

Realme’s upcoming Android tablet, the Realme Pad, has leaked in live images and been seen by SlashLeaks. Guessing from the images, the tablet could come in an aluminium frame, which could cause its price to shoot up, which is not what everyone expects when they are thinking of buying a Realme product. As regards the processor powering the tablet, it could be the Snapdragon 870 chip, in contrast to what had been claimed in earlier reports that said the tablet would have the Snapdragon 768G chip. The tablet is expected to run Android 11. All these expected specifications make for a steep price tag which means there will only be Samsung who will be up against it in the Indian market when you are looking at the premium Android tablet segment. Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth had earlier reveal...