Tag Archives: iPhones

Apple Said to Revive Efforts to Sell Used iPhones in India

Apple has put back on the table a request to sell used iPhones in India as it negotiates with the government for concessions to start production in the country, a person familiar with the matter said. The company has asked to bring in used iPhones to be refurbished and sold in India, saying it will have the manufacturing infrastructure needed ... Read More »

Apple Set to Begin Making iPhones in India by April-End

Apple Inc. will begin assembling iPhones in India by the end of April, a Karnataka minister says, heightening its focus on the world’s fastest-growing major smartphone market as growth slows elsewhere. The US company has tapped Taiwan’s Wistron Corp. to put together its phones in the tech capital of Bengaluru, said Priyank Kharge, the state’s information technology minister. Apple executives ... Read More »

Apple Ready With Blueprint for Manufacturing iPhones in India

Apple Inc on Wednesday indicated to the government that it is ready with a blueprint to begin manufacturing iPhones in India, but wants fiscal concessions, including Customs duty waiver on import of components. Apple executives made a detailed presentation on its road map for setting up a manufacturing unit in India to an inter-ministerial group headed by Department of Industrial ... Read More »

Foxconn Manager Indicted for Stealing, Selling Thousands of iPhones for Nearly $1.56 Million

A former senior manager at Taiwan’s technology giant Foxconn has been indicted for stealing and selling 5,700 iPhones in China to pocket around $1.56 million (roughly Rs. 10.6 crores), Taiwanese prosecutors said Friday. Foxconn is the world’s largest contract electronics maker and assembles products for international brands such as Apple and Sony. It employs about one million workers at its ... Read More »

Apple Starts Selling Refurbished iPhones on Its Online Store

  Apple has started selling refurbished iPhones via its US online store starting from Tuesday. The models up for sale currently include the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, that were launched last year. The Cupertino giant is selling refurbished iPhones for the first time on its online store, notes 9to5Mac. The company normally used refurbished units as replacements for ... Read More »

Watch an Angry Customer Smash iPhones and MacBook at an Apple Store

The local media in France has reported a bizarre incident of a young man destroying Apple products inside an Apple Store in Dijon, France. The YouTube video uploaded by a patron present inside the store at the time, starts with the man calmly putting the iPhones on display flat on the table, before hitting them hard with what appears to ... Read More »

Apple Said to Be in Talks With Sharp to Supply Oled Screens for New iPhones

Apple is in negotiations with Sharp to secure organic LED displays for the iPhone maker’s next-generation of devices, a person familiar with the matter said. Any Oled supply agreement would depend on the Osaka-based company’s output capacity, said the person, who asked not to be identified because talks aren’t public. The discussions stem from Apple’s desire to increase the number ... Read More »

Next iPhone’s Space Black Variant Leaked in Images; Dual Camera Setup Spotted

With less than a month to go for the expected launch of the next iPhone, the leaks have started to gain momentum. The latest batch brings focus back to the Space Black colour variant, and also the introduction of a Force Touch home button. The images have surfaced on Weibo, and the Space Black variant sits alongside the old Rose ... Read More »

Next iPhone’s Leaked Images Point to Mystery Chip, Display Resolutions

The upcoming iPhone is expected to see very few hardware changes from its last iteration and even then there is no shortage when it comes to rumours and leaks regarding the phone. Now, an image is claimed to show the motherboard of the next iPhone (anticipated to be called the iPhone 7 or iPhone 6SE), complete with a mystery chip, ... Read More »

Next iPhone’s Lightning-Powered EarPods Spotted in Leaked Video

Apple’s upcoming iPhone offering has been subjected to many leaks, and the latest comes in the form of a video that appears to confirm the arrival of the Lightning EarPods. The video shows the accessory in action, and reveals how seamlessly it works while connected to the Lightning port. The video has been released by YouTube channel EverythingApplesPro, and it ... Read More »