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Apple Said to Be Meeting Inter-Ministerial Panel on January 25 to Discuss Local Manufacturing

A team of the US-based iPhone maker Apple will meet a group of senior officials from ministries, including IT and finance, on January 25 to discuss its demands for setting up a manufacturing unit in the country. Officials from departments of commerce, industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), revenue, environment and forest, electronics and information technology (DeITY) will take part in ... Read More »

Apple Partner Wistron Said to Seek Permission to Expand Bengaluru Smartphone Parts Plant

Smartphone component maker Wistron Corp, which counts Apple Inc among its customers, has applied for permission to expand its plant in Bengaluru, a high-ranking regional government official said on Monday. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer has also requested that its application be fast-tracked, the official at the state government of Karnataka told Reuters. The move comes less than two weeks after ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Said to Have 8GB RAM, Faster Storage; Galaxy S8 Plus May Sport 6-Inch Display

The Galaxy Note 7 debacle has put Samsung in a situation where it need a very strong product to bounce back. If recent rumours regarding the alleged Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone are anything to go by, the company might be able to match the expectations with an extremely capable device – with 8GB of RAM. In the meanwhile, another rumour ... Read More »

Samsung Foldable Phones Said to Be in Development; First Model Due in 2017

After transitioning its curved screen from an experiment to a standard feature at the top end, Samsung is reportedly working on foldable phones. Two foldable phones are said to be in the works at Samsung, with one model scheduled for launch in 2017. Samsung Electronics is working on a ‘dual-screen’ smartphone that has flat screens on both side as well ... Read More »

iPhone OLED Display Said to Be Limited to 1 Variant Next Year, Come to All Models in 2018

Apple has been rumoured to introduce OLED panels to mark its ten-year anniversary for quite a while now. The company has also been reported to face supply issues, refraining it from introducing the battery efficient panel across all variants. It is expected to launch three devices, out of which, one premium variant only will sport OLED panels, while the others ... Read More »

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior officials from Apple discussing details of the new Foreign Direct Investment ... Read More »

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Said to Have Already Begun Rolling Out

It was reported earlier that Google’s final build of the Android 7.1.1 Nougat would start rolling out to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices on December 6. However, it seems that the rollout has begun a few days earlier with reports suggesting that General Mobile 4G (Android One) users have already started receiving the update. AndroGuider was the first to ... Read More »

iPhone Supplier InvenSense Said to Be Exploring Sale

InvenSense Inc, a US semiconductor company that makes motion sensors for Apple and Samsung, is exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. InvenSense shares jumped as much as 13 percent on the news, and were trading up 61 cents at $7.48 by late afternoon, giving the company a market capitalisation of nearly ... Read More »

Investigators Said to Suspect New Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Investigators believe the latest incidents of Samsung smartphones overheating, which prompted it to abandon its Galaxy Note 7 model, may be the result of a flaw different from the one that caused the device’s original recall last month. Preliminary examination of the evidence from recent battery incidents suggests there is an issue with the batteries made by China’s Amperex Technology ... Read More »

Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Said to Emit Smoke on US Plane

A replacement model of the fire-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a US plane on Wednesday, the family that owns it said, prompting fresh investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Federal Aviation Administration. A problem with the replacement for the Galaxy Note 7 model would create a new, embarrassing and potentially costly chapter to ... Read More »