Free Press Journal
  • WhatsApp

    iPhone users can now make calls on WhatsApp

    New York :  The popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp has finally updated its iPhone iOS app with a free voice calling feature, reports IANS.

  • Apple SmartWatch

    Research firm says Apple watch pre-orders crossed 2 mln mark globally

    Washington : Days after American market research firm Slice Intelligence pegged the number of pre-orders for Apple Watch in the U.S. on launch day at one million, another research firm has claimed that the much-awaited wearable device has clocked in global pre-orders of over 2.3 million units. The latest figures come from Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with a strong a track record, reported The Verge. If either Kuo or Slice’s estimates are accurate, then

  • Apple

    Apple hates selfie sticks just as much as anyone else

    Washington: In a statement released on its website, Apple has banned selfie sticks from its Worldwide Developers Conference. The iPhone maker wrote on its WWDC page, “You may not use selfie sticks or similar monopods within Moscone West or Yerba Buena Gardens,” reported The Verge. The report is believed to be aimed at preventing floating sticks from ruining the viewing experience for others.

  • iOS 8.3, iPhone

    Apple releases new update iOS 8.3 with bug fixes, new emojis

    Washington : Apple launched its latest update iOS 8.3 to all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users which includes a ton of new emoji characters and many bug fixes. Apple has redesigned its emoji selector to accommodate all the new choices which also include more diverse options.

  • iPhone-style stun gun new lethal weapon?

    London : A stun gun that looks just like an iPhone is the latest must-have lethal weapon in the underworld and is five times more powerful than a Taser, reports ANI.

  • Apple

    An apple a day may not keep the doctor away: study

    Washington: Myth busted! An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a new research which found that daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who did not regularly eat the fruit. However, the study also found that daily apple eaters are less likely to use prescription medications. Researchers compared daily apple eaters (those who consumed at least 1 small apple per day or 149 grams of raw

  • Tim Cook

    Apple’s Tim Cook to give away his 785 million dollar fortune to charity

    Wellington : Apple chief executive Tim Cook has announced his decision to give away his estimated 785 million dollar fortune to charity, after paying for his 10-year-old nephew’s college education. Commenting on his decision, Cook said, “You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change,” reported Stuff.co.nz. Fortune estimated Cook’s net worth, based on his holdings of Apple stock, at about 120 million dollars. He also holds restricted

  • Healthy Weight Loss

    Apple or pear? Gene may decide body shape

    Washington: Scientists have identified a gene that may decide whether a person will develop an apple- or pear-shaped body. It is known that people who carry a lot of weight around their bellies are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease than those who have bigger hips and thighs. It has not been clear why fat accumulates in different places to produce these classic “apple” and “pear” shapes.

  • Apple_TV_2nd_Generation

    Apple to bring in ‘revamped TV’ with App store, Siri in June 2015

    Washington: A report has said that Apple may bring in a “revamped Apple TV” at its World Wide Developers Conference in June. Apple’s revamped TV is expected to offer more storage and feature a version of Apple’s latest mobile chip, the A8, along with third-party apps, voice control with Siri, and an internet-TV service, The Verge reported. The inclusion of an App store would make the long awaited TV “more dramatic, capable and interesting,” as it would

  • tablet-android-iOS

    Hundreds of Android, iOS apps vulnerable to ‘FREAK attack’

    Washington: Hundreds of both Android and iOS applications are vulnerable to FREAK attacks that were revealed two weeks ago, a security vendor said. The vendor said that the dangerous attack is capable of compromising encrypted data, PC World reported. The apps have not yet been patched against the FREAK attack, short for Factoring attack, on RSA-EXPORT Keys, which was revealed on March 3.

  • Tim Cook

    CEO Tim Cook says Apple’s new watch will be ‘first smartwatch that matters’

    Washington: CEO Tim Cook has described Apple’s much-awaited watch as “the first modern smartwatch — the first one that matters.” Cook said that Apple’s newest device has received mixed reactions so far, but would be received by people once they have them, in the same way as the iPod and iPhone were received, The Verge reported.

  • Tim Cook

    Apple CEO Tim Cook was ‘yelled at’ for offering liver to Steve Jobs

    London : According to a new book “Becoming Steve Jobs” due to be released this month, Apple chief executive Tim Cook was “yelled at” when he offered a part of his liver to a dying Steve Jobs. According to BBC, an excerpt from the book says that Jobs only yelled at Cook three or four times in 13 years including the moment when Cook offered a part of his liver. The book throws light

  • Apple

    Apple takes Overall Product Placement title in 2014 movies

    Washington : Apple has taken the Overall Product Placement title in Brandchannel’s Brandcameo Product Placement Awards as Apple products appeared in nine out of 35 movies that topped US weekend box office in 2014. According to the Verge, Apple references were in various movies including the Apple Store scene in the movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”. Other movies having Apple product placements were “The Winter Soldier” and “Tower Heist”. Meanwhile, “Transformer: Age of Extinction”

  • Apple iphone 6, 6 Plus Prices Slashed

    Mumbai : In what may come as a surprise and treat to many, tech giant Apple’s iPhones have gotten a price slash on popular e-commerce sites in India. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus which were launched in October last year, are being sold at a discounted rate.

  • Microsoft Developing New App For Finding Friends

    Washington : In za bid to go head-to-head against Apple’s Find My Friends, Microsoft is reportedly building an app called People Sense, which would integrate Bing Maps with messaging and calling features, reports ANI.

  • Apple

    Apple slapped with lawsuit for poaching A123 engineers

    Washington: Electric car battery maker A123 Systems has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Apple for poaching at least five of its employees in order to start a large scale battery division of its own. According to PC World, the company said in a suit filed against Apple that Apple “embarked on an aggressive campaign” to poach employees from A123 to set up a battery division in June last year.

  • iWatch

    Leaked data shows Apple has 6 million watches ready to ship

    Melbourne: Leaked details about the Apple Watch have revealed that the tech giant has already ordered five to six million watches to be ready to ship when the device hits the markets in April, a report said. According to News.com.au, the revelation indicated Apple’s “ambitious plan” to quickly dominate the thriving smartwatch market.