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DIPP Says No Decision Yet on Apple’s Demand for Concessions

The government has not taken a final decision yet on the concessions being sought by US iPhone maker Apple for setting up a manufacturing unit in India, a top official said on Monday. Secretary in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Ramesh Abhishek said that Apple has submitted certain demands for the government’s consideration. “We had a meeting ... Read More »

Tim Cook on Apple’s Plans to ‘Invest Significantly’ in India, Retail Stores, and Demonetisation

Apple reported strong holiday quarter earnings on Tuesday with both revenue and iPhone unit sales at record levels, and the profit just shy of the record numbers seen in the same quarter last two years. Revenues from all markets except China were at an all-time high as well, and this strong showing by Apple was also reflected in its India ... Read More »

Apple’s Request for Investment Incentives Will Be Considered With ‘Open Mind’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India will consider Apple’s request for incentives to invest in the country with an “open mind”, Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters on Wednesday. “We will very much like Apple to come and have a base in India,” Prasad said. Apple has sent a list of demands to the Indian government, seeking tax concessions and several other policy ... Read More »

Apple’s Phil Schiller Talks About iPhone, Says Competition Pushes Company to Do Better

On Monday, Apple celebrated 10 years since the launch of the original iPhone, and huge expectations have been set for the anniversary model – the iPhone 8. On this occasion, the company’s Senior Vice President of World Wide Marketing, Phil Schiller, gave an interview to Backchannel where he remembered the glorious days. Here, we take a look at some interesting ... Read More »

Apple’s Click Wheel Touchscreen iPhone Prototype Revealed

Until now little was known about the early prototypes of the first iPhone. Thanks to pictures published by Sonny Dickson, we now have a glimpse of one of the prototypes Apple discarded before its first iPhone went into production. It’s no surprise that Apple considered a bunch of designs before finalising the iPhone, but the interesting thing is that Apple ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus Demand May Hit Apple’s Profits This Holiday Season

Apple Inc said it was caught off guard by how many people want to buy its biggest smartphone, the iPhone 7 Plus, and the miscalculation may hit profits this holiday season. The technology leader is not sure it can make as many units of the iPhone 7 Plus as consumers want in time for the Christmas shopping rush, Apple’s Chief ... Read More »

Apple’s New AirPods Said to Work With Non-Apple Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

  At the iPhone 7 launch event, Apple said the new AirPods had been specially designed for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and come with a brand new W1 wireless chip, leading many to believe that the wireless earphones only work with the new iPhone models. Apple also used the term “Bluetooth-like” technology, once again confusing matters about ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Jet Black Variant Can Get Easily Scratched: Apple’s Surprising Warning

  Apple has warned users that the all new Jet Black variant of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may easily get scratched while use. The company on its official specifications listing of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has clearly pointed out the possibility. “The high-gloss finish of the Jet Black iPhone 7 is achieved through a ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Launch: Apple’s New AirPods Said to Use Custom ‘Bluetooth-Like’ Technology

  Apple is set to officially unveil the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus just hours from now, and one of the big changes is the expected absence of the 3.5mm audio jack. To compensate for it, Apple is bundling Lightning-powered EarPods with the smartphone. In addition, the company is also reportedly working on wireless headphones called ‘AirPods’, to give ... Read More »

Apple’s Tim Cook on Acquisitions, Pokemon Go, and Augmented Reality

Apple has been buying a new company an average of every three to four weeks, but that might slow down now, CEO Tim Cook hinted during the company’s quarterly earnings call. In the last quarter, Apple spent billions on investments and acquisitions, so even scaling this down leaves the potential for some very big investments. “During the quarter, we also ... Read More »