Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Apple.Inc

Apple bets on cameras, new Pro model to sell its latest iPhones

Many of the new iPhone features were expected, but Apple still managed to save a few surprises such as longer battery life and aggressive pricing.

Apple’s 3 new iPhones ⁠— XS, XS Max and XR ⁠— promise better camera, battery life (again)

On what is Apple Inc's most important day of the year, CEO Tim Cook will unveil the latest updates from the company in Cupertino. Here is what you can expect.

Era of iPhone ‘super cycles’ is gone, even for 5G

In the biggest smartphone markets, such as China, the US and Europe, a large share of people already own smartphones, and are waiting as long as three years to replace them.

Apple apologises for privacy mishaps with Siri, won’t retain audio recordings now

Apple’s move comes after criticism for employing hundreds of contractors to listen to Siri in a process called 'grading'.

DGCA directs passengers to not carry Apple 15-inch Macbook Pro laptops on flights

The order comes after Apple issued a notice in June regarding a fire hazard posed by Macbook Pro laptops due to an overheating of batteries.

Inside the Apple team that decides which apps get on iPhones

Philip Shoemaker, who ran app reviews at Apple from 2009-2016 said that even though Facebook was one of the privileged developers they had some of the worst codes.

Apple picks Mumbai for its first exclusive retail store in India

Apple was earlier prohibited from opening its stores in India because it didn't meet local sourcing requirements.

Foxconn Technology comes closer to producing iPhones in India

Apple Inc’s higher prices have deterred customers in India — the world's fastest growing major market, and has made the company a minor player in the country with only 1% of shipments.

The iPhone is boring, and Apple doesn’t want investors to fixate on it

The problem is nothing Apple does can fill the iPhone-sized hole in its revenue

Apple bug lets iPhone users listen in on others via FaceTime conference call

The bug happens when an iPhone user creates a FaceTime conference call, puts in their phone number, and then adds the number of another person.

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.