Tag Archives: Said

iPhone 8 Tipped to Sport Iris-Scanner; 5-Inch Model Said to Make a Comeback

Apple’s iPhone 8 may feature an iris-scanner which can be considered as the biggest highlight of the upcoming iPhone models. 2017 is already being considered an important year for the iPhone as it marks Apple’s tenth anniversary of the launch of the original iPhone. Additionally, the 5-inch model of the iPhone has been rumoured again to launch this year. The ... Read More »

Nokia N-Series Return Hinted by Trademark; Nokia 3310 Reboot Also Said to Be in the Works

The Nokia 6 smartphone has been an immediate success for HMD Global, the company that holds the rights to the Nokia brand name on mobile devices. New reports, however, indicate that the Finnish company might be planning to tap into the nostalgia that fans of classic Nokia phones (circa 2004) have for the brand. A new report suggests that a ... Read More »

LG G6 Said to Offer ‘Less Artificial, More Intelligence’ in New Teaser

LG G6 flagship smartphone is set to be unveiled at the company’s February 26 event just ahead of MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The event will begin at 4.30pm IST (12.00pm CET), and the company has already sent out invites. Now, running up to launch day, LG has released a teaser image that hints the integration of an AI assistant on ... Read More »

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 »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 India Sales Target Said to Be 7 Million Units

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone, the budget stalwart continues to gain in popularity, with the top variant going out of stock within minutes of the sale starting. So reports that Xiaomi has doubled the India sales target for the smartphone compared to the Redmi Note 3, the predecessor of the new model. The Chinese company has set the Redmi ... Read More »

Apple iPhone to Be Made in India: Winstron Plant Said to Be the Sole Manufacturing Hub

An assembly plant that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The source, who asked not to be named because he was not cleared to discuss matters publicly, said Apple and the Indian government were, however, still discussing “the repatriation of ... Read More »

Moto G5 Said to Clear FCC Ahead of MWC 2017 Launch, 3000mAh Battery Spotted

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus smartphones from Lenovo have been leaked several times in last few months and are expected to be unveiled by the company at its event ahead of MWC 2017 next month. Even though most of the recent rumours have been about the Plus variant of the smartphone, now the Moto G5 has allegedly been spotted ... Read More »

Apple Officials Said to Have Met Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Senior officials of the US-based iPhone maker Apple on Tuesday called upon Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The meeting assumes significance as the technology giant is seeking concessions like duty exemptions to set up its manufacturing unit in India. “The meeting lasted for 40 minutes. There were three officials from the company, including the company’s Global Vice President Priya ... Read More »

Android Creator Andy Rubin Said to Be Near Comeback With ‘Essential’ Phone

Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial intelligence in a risky business: consumer hardware. Armed with about a 40-person team, filled with recruits from Apple and Google, Rubin is preparing ... Read More »

ZTE Said to Slash About 3,000 Jobs

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE, which is facing US trade sanctions that could severely disrupt its supply chain, is slashing about 3,000 jobs, including a fifth of positions in its struggling handset business in China, company sources said. The sources said the Shenzhen-based company, one of the world’s biggest telecoms gear makers, is axing about 5 percent of its 60,000 ... Read More »