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GST Effect: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch Prices in India Slashed

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 7 price in India now starts at Rs. 56,200 instead of Rs. 60,000 iPhone 7 Plus MRP 32GB will now retail at Rs. 67,300 Price of new Mac and iPad models have also been slashed On the day that GST has gone into effect, Apple has announced a reduction in the maximum retail prices of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac line of ... Read More »

Samsung strikes a $4.3B supply deal with Apple for OLED panels

Samsung Display, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, finalized a deal with Apple to supply the Cupertino-based company with 60 million OLED panels for the next-generation iPhone. This is the second deal between the sides – previously they signed an arrangement that will see Samsung Display supply 100 million OLEDpanels for the upcoming iPhone.   According to the source and Apple’s ... Read More »

Tech firms must do more against ‘fake news’: Apple boss

Technology firms must up their game in tackling “fake news”, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Saturday, calling for a major public information campaign. “All of us technology companies need to create some tools that help diminish the volume of fake news,” the US tech giant boss told the Daily Telegraph in an interview. “We must try to squeeze this ... Read More »

Apple to start making iPhones in India, says state government

Apple is to start making iPhones in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, the state’s government has said. Ministers said Apple would start an initial manufacturing operation in the state, whose capital is the tech hub Bangalore, in April. The tech giant has a 2% share of India’s mobile phone market, well behind South Korean rival Samsung. Apple has yet ... Read More »

Samsung and Apple spent $61.7 billion on semiconductor chips in 2016

Samsung and Apple make the most money selling computers of different shapes and sizes, so it’s no surprise the two gobbled up a significant share of the global semiconductor chip market – for the sixth consecutive year, no less. According to stats published by Gartner, the two spent a combined $61.7 billion (up $400 million from 2015) and bought 18.2% ... Read More »

Apple Bandai Pippin ultimate guide: history, hardware, peripherals, games, software and legacy

Whether you’re a fan of Apple’s walled garden ecosystem or not, it’s hard to deny that the California-based tech giant is a master at making its products objects of desire. Every new hardware revision or software release sets the internet alight with articles and forum posts; every new slab or screen or wearable instantly becoming the next benchmark to which ... Read More »

Apple tackles calendar spam with ‘report junk’ button

Apple is tackling an outbreak of spam on iPhone calendars by introducing a button that lets users report the junk appointments. The messages appear as invitations to events but are sent by spammers not the brands they feature. The “report junk” button has been added to Apple’s iCloud.com site and is expected to be included in an iOS update soon. ... Read More »

Apple is grabbing more US market share after Galaxy Note 7 demise

Kantar has some new insights on the US handset market to share. In light of the unfortunate demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note7, Apple has now managed to raise its US market share to 40.5%. That is actually up 7% year-over-year. And it is no secret that the absence of the Note7 played a big part in the process. On ... Read More »

Restauranteur hopes the Apple Watch will improve fine dining

Danny Meyer is considered to be quite the progressive restauranteur. His employees don’t rely on tips to make ends meet (the practice is outlawed at his establishments, in fact), and they get various benefits including a share of profits. Aside from running his hospitality empire in an unorthodox way, he’s also the mastermind behind Shake Shack. His next forward-thinking initiative ... Read More »