Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: Apple

Centre’s push for indigenous navigation system on smartphones worries Samsung, Xiaomi & Apple

The govt wants to reduce dependence on foreign systems and believes that the home-grown NavIC provides more accurate domestic navigation and its use would benefit the economy.

The iPhone with eSIM-only option is even more secure. Find out how

With the combination of Apple’s security protocol Secure Enclave on the A series processor, Face ID and Find My iPhone system, it is a much secure device to break in.

iPhone 14 is so underwhelming it could trigger a new Samsung-Apple rivalry in India

Truth be told, Apple’s strength has been the iPhone being an object of desire. But considering Samsung’s new foldable phones, that allure will now be tested.

Users will now have upto two days to delete a message on Whatsapp

This feature could give WhatsApp a slight advantage over Apple's iMessage instant messaging service, which doesn't have this feature & won't until its new models are released.

Fewer cords, e-waste — decoding new EU rule that mandates one charger for phones & tablets

Rule, also intended help consumers save money, will come into force 2 years from now. Apple may be most affected, as it has its own 'Lightning' charger for iPhones.

New design, colours & faster processor: MacBook Air undergoes biggest upgrade in over 10 yrs

Mac lineup generates a fraction of the sales that Apple’s iPhone does. Nonetheless, it accounted for nearly 11% of revenue in the last quarter, more than that of iPad & Apple’s wearables.

Apple to keep iPhone production flat as market grows tougher

Apple is betting on resilient demand for its devices due to its comparatively wealthier customer base and the strength of its software & services ecosystem fueling sales of hardware.

Farewell, Apple iPod — the music player & trendsetter that revolutionised listening

iPod was launched by Apple in 2001. It wasn't the first MP3 player in the market at the time but bigger storage and a longer battery life made the device an instant hit.

Apple discontinues its last iPod model, ending era that began under Steve Jobs

iPod Touch is the last remnant of a product line that first went on sale in October 2001. The touch-screen model, launched in 2007, will remain on sale until supplies run out.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.

RBI raises repo rate by 50 basis points to 5.90%, warns of broadening price pressures

This is the fourth straight raise by the RBI, which has has now raised rates by a total 190 basis points since its first unscheduled mid-meeting hike in May.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.