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  • Top apps using Siri Shortcuts to make daily tasks easier: Apple

    San Francisco: Top apps in Apple Store are increasingly using Siri shortcuts to make everyday tasks easier for their users, the Cupertino-headquartered company said on Friday. “Top apps are integrating Siri Shortcuts, making favourite apps even easier to use with a simple tap or by asking Siri,” Apple said in a statement. Now available with iOS 12, shortcuts use powerful on-device intelligence to help users get things done faster, whether it’s commuting, being more

  • Apple likely to launch iPads, Macs on October 30

    San Francisco: Apple is likely to launch new iPads and Mac computer lineup on October 30 at an event in Brooklyn, the media reported. Apple sent at least two versions of its invite. One, colourful with sketched of images of people, buildings and other items, possibly indicating a new Apple Pencil or other artistic features, CNET reported on Thursday.

  • Apple’s iPhone XR to be available in India for pre-orders from tomorrow

    New Delhi: Apple’s cheapest iPhone XR will go on sale in India from Friday, starting from Rs 76,900. The iPhone XR will be available at the Apple authorised resellers from October 26 in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in black, white, blue, yellow, coral and “(PRODUCT) RED” colours, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

  • Apple apologises to Chinese users over recent phishing scam: Report

    San Francisco: Apple has apologised to its Chinese customers, addressing the recent phishing scam which led to unauthorised App Store purchases with stolen Apple IDs, a media report said. “We are deeply apologetic about the inconvenience caused to our customers by these phishing scams,” Engadget quoted Apple as saying on Tuesday. Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising as a trustworthy

  • Apple Watch to now connect hip, knee patients to doctors

    San Francisco: Apple and Zimmer Biomet, a global leader in musculo-skeletal healthcare, have launched a major clinical study where an app on Apple Watch and iPhone will guide knee and hip replacement patients through pre- and post-operation care. The “mymobility” app that uses Apple Watch to facilitate a new level of connection between patients and their surgical care teams, which can immediately impact the journey patients experience when they undergo these procedures, Zimmer

  • Apple iOS 12.0.1 software update causing new issues: Report

    San Francisco: Even though Apple’s first update to iOS 12 has cured the iPhone charging problem, iOS version 12.0.1 is causing users to complain about frequently broken calls, network and signal connectivity problems and battery life issues, the media reported. “Since upgrading, owners of both new and old iPhones are finding their phones either don’t make or receive calls. Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi and battery-related issues are again surfacing on an iOS generation which Apple has

  • Apple ‘Watch Series 4’ crashing, rebooting owing to bug: Report

    San Francisco: A bug discovered in Apple Watch Series 4 is reportedly crashing the device and causing it to get stuck on re-boot loops, the media reported. “The Watch reboots itself repeatedly, as long as the ‘Infograph Modular’ face is active with the ‘Activity’ complication. Every time the device boots, it tries to load the complications again, fails and restarts. This continues indefinitely until the watch runs out of power,” 9To5Mac reported late

  • Apple releases ‘Watch Nike+ Series 4’

    San Francisco: Apple has released its “Watch Nike+ Series 4” across the US, Australia, parts of Asia and in other countries, keeping its availability limited at retail stores, the media reported. Priced between $399 and $499 in the US, the variants of “Watch Nike+” sport new features like a larger screen, thinner body, a ECG reader (currently US-only), fall detection and more. “The early pre-orders of the Watches are already being delivered to

  • Apple, Amazon deny Chinese ‘spy’ chips into network

    San Francisco: Apple and Amazon have strongly denied a media report that claimed a massive “supply chain attack” by Chinese spies planted chips in motherboards in data servers bought by these two giants among 30 tech companies. Bloomberg Businessweek on Thursday reported that malicious chips — as small as a sharpened pencil tip — were planted by a unit of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army to gain access to the supply chain

  • Google Maps gets commute feature, in-app music support

    San Francisco: Google is introducing a new update for its Maps that would now provide more information for commuters. Also, users on Spotify, Apple Music, or Google Play Music will be able to control music playback from within the navigation app which is likely to take less attention than switching between apps. “Today, we’re rolling out new features on Google Maps to help you take control of your daily commute — enabling you

  • Apple executive shot dead by UP cop: CBI will probe if required, says CM Yogi Adityanath

    Lucknow: An Uttar Pradesh constable was on Saturday arrested and booked for murder after he shot and killed a young Apple executive from close range, an official said. The state government has also ordered a probe into the incident. The constable and his colleague have been dismissed from service and sent to jail, the police said. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said if needed a CBI inquiry would

  • Mobiles to drive $985 financial services sales in India by 2022

    New Delhi: By influencing purchases of credit cards, insurance and loans, mobiles will create $985 billion sales opportunity for financial services brands in India by 2022, says a new Facebook-KPMG report on Thursday. By 2022, mobile platforms are expected to influence eight out of 10 credit card and insurance purchases, about six out of 10 personal loan purchases and around seven out of 10 other loan purchases, said the report, the fifth in

  • Apple’s new iPhones, Watch Series 4 now on sale globally

    San Francisco: Apple has announced that its newly-launched iPhone “XR” , “XS”, “XS Max” and “Watch Series 4” are going on sale globally from Friday. The new iPhones and Apple Watch Series 4 will be available in India starting September 28. In India, one would have to shell out Rs 12,075 a month, as zero-cost EMI, for a period of one year to own the 512GB variant of iPhone “XS Max” — the most

  • Apple iOS 12 with new tools now available globally

    San Francisco: Apple’s iOS 12, the latest version of advanced mobile operating system (OS) and the successor to iOS 11 which is said to make daily tasks faster and more responsive, is now available globally. The latest OS promises to bring performance improvements across the system and to more devices than any previous version, thus, supporting iPhone 5s that was introduced in 2013. “Available as a free software update, iOS 12 introduces new augmented

  • Apple watch series 4: Now, your watch can take an ECG among many other things

    The new iPhone was not the only thing which stole the lime-light yesterday, but Apple also introduced the Apple Watch Series 4, redesigned and re-engineered to help users stay connected, be more active and manage their health in new ways. While retaining the original iconic design, the fourth-generation Apple Watch has been refined, combining new hardware and software enhancements into a unified form.

  • iPhone XR, XS and XS max launched: Read to know specifications and price in India

    iPhone just launched three new iPhones which are iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. CEO Tim Cook really wanted to take the iPhone X series to the whole new level, at the Apple event he was really focused on the new budget friendly phone iPhone XR. However we still think it’s a little pricey. There were many thing that were revealed about the iPhones yesterday and if you missed the

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    Apple launches new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch

    Cupertino (US): Apple on Wednesday unveiled updated versions of its priciest iPhones along with a new smartwatch that allows users to take their own electrocardiograms, as the US tech giant looks to boost its momentum in a sputtering market. The California tech giant revealed its iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, updating the top-of-the line handsets released a year earlier. The new devices are aimed at maintaining Apple’s share in the premium

  • Apple event 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch the mega event online

    The whole world is thrilled regarding Apple’s event today where new models of iPhones and various new devices are going to be announced. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone today as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product’s appeal amid slowing sales growth.

  • Apple event 2018: Tech giant likely to unveil ‘biggest’, ‘most expensive’ iPhone; here’s all you need to know

    San Francisco: Technology giant Apple is set to hold an event to unveil new appliances and gadgets. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product’s appeal amid slowing sales growth. Here are all the facts you need to know about this Apple’s mega event.

  • Apple acquires global rights of 2 feature films, says deadline.com

    San Francisco: In a push to enter the film and TV market, Apple has acquired global rights to two feature films — Victoria Stone and Mark Deebles documentary “The Elephant Queen” and an animated film “The Wolfwakers”. According to a report in Deadline.com on Sunday, Apple’s worldwide video division led by Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht acquired “The Elephant Queen” that made its debut at the Toronto Film Festival last weekend.

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