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Parental control app developers demand API from Apple

A large group of developers who make apps that require parental control are collectively demanding that Apple come up with a technical solution to let them continue working on the iPhone.The move came after the iPhone-maker recently began blocking many of these apps, alleging they took advantage of the Mobile Device Management (MDM) features on

Apple launches Apple TV YouTube channel

Apple launches ‘Apple TV’ YouTube channel

In a bid to expand its presence in the competitive content streaming market, Apple has quietly launched the “Apple TV” channel on Google-owned content sharing platform YouTube. Apple’s channel on YouTube is dedicated to the iPhone-maker’s TV app, offering trailers, behind the scenes commentary, interviews, show clips and videos highlighting Apple’s own original content efforts,

Qualcomm seeks $31 mn in damages from Apple

Qualcomm claim $31mn:Chip-maker Qualcomm is seeking nearly $31 million in damages from Apple for violating its intellectual property rights. The ongoing trial in a US court is focused on three Qualcomm technology patents, which the company claims Apple used without permission on its iPhone, CNET reported on Friday. “The figure is based on $1.40 per

Health Apple imparting health education to supplier workers in India

Apple Health Training :There has been a substantial gain in health education among the workers at the Apple supplier Wistron Corporation’s manufacturing facility in India, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker has announced. In its 13th annual “Supplier Responsibility Progress Report”, Apple said that there has been 85 per cent increase in knowledge about early cancer detection,

Microsoft rolls out free version of Teams to take on Slack

Microsoft rolls out free version of Teams to take on Slack

Washington : Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Teams, is getting a free version to lure more users. The free version of Microsoft Teams allows you to add up to 300 people per workplace. It comes with 10GB of team file storage and 2GB of personal storage per person, TechCrunch reported. Other key features include integrated content creation

How your phone may be spying on you

How your phone may be spying on you

New York, July 7 (IANS) Some popular apps on your Android phone may be actively listening to you, monitoring your habits and even secretly taking screenshots of your activity and sending them to third parties, a new study has found. These screenshots and videos of your activity on the screen could include usernames, passwords, credit

Samsung India unveils 'Galaxy On6' on Flipkart

Samsung India unveils ‘Galaxy On6’ on Flipkart

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Samsung India on Monday launched an online exclusive “Galaxy On6” smartphone with Infinity Display for Rs 14,490.The device, available on Flipkart and Samsung online shop from July 5, comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.It has 13MP primary

Google teaches kids to spot fake news, stay safe online

Google teaches kids to spot fake news, stay safe online

Gurugram, June 28 (IANS) In a world with increasing cases of cyber bullying, fake news and other unsafe practices on the Internet, Google on Thursday concluded a summer educational programme that taught young children how to make use of the Internet in a productive way. “Children are being exposed to technology much earlier than ever

Google teaches kids to spot fake news, stay safe online

Google launches new online ad tool for small businesses

Google launches new online ad tool for small businesses San Francisco – To help small businesses connect with relevant customers online, Google has introduced “Smart” campaigns which allow them to create ads in minutes. The tech giant on Wednesday also announced that its lineup of ad products called “Google AdWords” will henceforth be known as

Just 25 percent adults use Internet in India

Just 25 percent adults use Internet in India

SAN FRANCISCO: Despite talk of Digital India, only one in four in the country reported using the Internet in 2017, which is among the lowest in the world, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Centre. South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 per cent of adults reporting

Smartphone CMR

Smartphone speed, performance critical for leaders of tomorrow: CMR

CyberMedia Research (CMR) today released their latest research report, Mobility@Work, capturing the perspectives of tomorrow’s leaders, especially millennials and other technology professionals around mobility at the workplace. As per the study findings, the key considerations from a Smartphone include agility, capacity, security, and privacy.For the leaders of tomorrow, work is life, and they take pride in ensuring

Apple's iPhone battery

Apple’s iPhone battery replacement won’t be delayed: Report

 Apple has reportedly announced that the service inventory of its iPhone replacement batteries is available without delay. This essentially means iPhone owners won’t have to face extended shipping delays. However, it is to be noted that the immediate inventory may vary by location, Cnet reports.The move comes after many iPhone owners discovered that Apple was

Why smartphone Dual-Branding won't work in India

Why smartphone Dual-Branding won’t work in India

In the ever-evolving world of smartphones, a few mobile handset makers have been tempted to launch two or even multiple brands in order to gain a larger chunk of the market or create a presence across price segments. The approach has so far worked in some countries — like in China — but when it comes

Apple introduces new, cheaper 9.7-inch iPad

Apple introduces new, cheaper 9.7-inch iPad. Technology giant Apple on Tuesday introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support, at its education event in Chicago. Apple had previously lowered the price of its 9.7-inch iPad last year, with a base model starting at USD 329, The Verge reported. But today it went a step

Apple working with partners on foldable iPhone

Apple working with partners on foldable iPhone

Apple is reportedly mulling to unveil in 2020 an iPhone that folds, CNBC has reported citing several Apple suppliers. According to analysts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the iPhone maker is working with its Asian partners on a foldable device that may be able to open up and be used like an iPad tablet. “We expect the

Apple acknowledges serious iOS bug, to fix it soon

San Francisco, Feb 16, Apple has admitted that the iOS 11.2.5 has a serious bug which is capable of crashing apps and Apple devices via iMessage, saying that it was working on to fix it. The vulnerability was discovered earlier this week and involves sending an Indian language character (in Telugu) to devices that crashes

HP leads global notebook market

HP leads global notebook market, Apple fourth

With a market share of 24.3 per cent, HP retained its leadership position in the global notebook market in 2017 while Apple surpassed ASUS to reach the fourth spot with 9.6 per cent market share, a new report said on Tuesday. According to market research firm TrendForce, HP’s annual notebook shipments hit a new milestone of

Apple stops signing older versions of iOS 11

Apple stops signing older versions of iOS 11

Apple has stopped signing three previous versions of its mobile Operating System (OS) iOS following the release of iOS 11.2.5 last week.”For instance, prior to today, a user running iOS 11.2.5 would have been able to downgrade to either 11.2, iOS 11.2.1, or iOS 11.2.2 through iTunes. That downgrading window is now closed,” 9to5Mac reported

Apple releasing new iPad

Bloomberg: Apple releasing new iPad, three Macs this year

Apple releasing new iPad: Apple is working on three new updated Mac models, which will include two new MacBooks and a new iMac for 2018. This comes from a report in Bloomberg by Mark Gurman, which talks about how Apple is trying to develop its own modems, processors across devices. According to the report, Apple