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Apple’s Used iPhone Sales Strategy Meets Resistance in India: Report

Apple is reportedly planning to sell used iPhone devices in India, for which the company is seeking permission from the government of India. The company is said to be waiting for approvals to import and sell refurbished iPhones in India. The new strategy to boost iPhone sales has however been met with backlash from a newly formed Mobile and Communications ... Read More »

iPhone Shipments This Year to Remain Below 200 Million Units: Report

Reports about dropping iPhone shipments were already making rounds in a few markets, with several analysts also predicting a sharp decline for Q1 2016 from a year ago. The iPhone has peaked, is the general consensus, with little chance of Apple ever beating the 74.8 million iPhone units shipped in a single quarter record from Q4 2015. Now, a reliable ... Read More »

iPhone SE Sees Tepid First Weekend Sales, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Fares Better: Report

The iPhone SE isn’t garnering tons of interest, it appears. According to the latest market share numbers, Apple’s newest iPhone currently assumes only 0.1 percent of all iPhone models. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro, on the other hand, seems to be faring well in the market. Mobile engagement platform Localytics reports that during its official first weekend of sales, the iPhone ... Read More »

Samsung May Unveil Foldable Smartphone-cum-Tablet Next Year: Report

South Korean smartphone maker Samsung may unveil a game-changer device next year which can be a 5-inch smartphone when folded and turn into a 7-inch tablet when opened, a media report said. A prototype of foldable display is finished with development and the company is hoping to mass-produce the device starting from second half of this year, Korean news site ... Read More »

Samsung the Third Most Reputed Firm in the US: Report

South Korea’s No.1 tech firm Samsung Electronics Co. was named the third-most reputable company in the US, an industry tracker said on Wednesday. Samsung’s rival, the top tech giant Apple Inc., remained out of the top 100, Yonhap news agency reported. According to research conducted by US-based Reputation Institute, the South Korean tech giant came in behind Amazon.com Inc. and ... Read More »

Apple Could Use Brooklyn Case to Pursue Details About FBI iPhone Hack: Report

If the US Department of Justice asks a New York court to force Apple Inc to unlock an iPhone, the technology company could push the government to reveal how it accessed the phone which belonged to a shooter in San Bernardino, a source familiar with the situation said. The Justice Department will disclose over the next two weeks whether it ... Read More »

Oracle Seeks $9.3 Billion in Damages From Google: Report

Global software and cloud major Oracle has sought $9.3 billion (roughly Rs. 61,873 crores) from search engine giant Google over software copyrights infringement, a media report said. Oracle claims that it should receive $475 million (roughly Rs. 3,160 crores) in damages in addition to $8.8 billion (roughly Rs. 58,546 crores) relating to “profits apportioned to infringed Java copyrights”, Fortune reported, ... Read More »

iPhone 7s to Sport 5.8-inch Curved Amoled Display, Glass Casing: Report

Apple may have plans to revamp its entire iPhone lineup next year. According to reliable KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will release a new iPhone with a glass casing (as opposed to the aluminium body in the current generation of iPhone) and an Amoled display next year. The supposed handset will have a 5.8-inch display. According to Kuo, the ... Read More »

New Stagefright Vulnerability Found, Millions of Android Devices Affected: Report

New Stagefright Vulnerability Found, Millions of Android Devices Affected: Report Security researchers have once again discovered a flaw in Android’s Stagefright mediaserver component. In a demonstration, the researchers were able to remotely hack a phone with Stagefright-based exploit. Their finding underscores a vulnerability in millions of Android devices that could be triggered when they are made to visit a specially-crafted ... Read More »

Meizu Pro 6 to Be Exclusively Powered by MediaTek Helio X25 SoC: Report

There has been buzz around the upcoming Meizu Pro 6 flagship smartphone which is said to sport a massive 6GB of RAM. Now, a new report says that Meizu has opted for MediaTek’s all-new Helio X25 chipset for the its Pro 6 flagship. Gizchina reports that MediaTek at an event in China announced that the new Helio X25 was co-developed ... Read More »