Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: iPhone

Patna High Court to buy iPhone 13 Pro for all judges, issues tender

Supplier must be headquartered in Patna & bid documents must be submitted within a week, says tender notice issued Tuesday.

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.

If we could rent iPhones, would that help save the planet

Buying seemed wasteful, considering the cost of new devices and the environmental impact associated with manufacturing new ones.

iPhone 1 — A ‘revolutionary’ smartphone that debuted at the 2007 Oscars

Apple's commercial for its first smartphone featured clips from over 30 different movies and TV shows, including ‘The Fugitive’, ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘American Graffiti’.

New iPhone SE is uninspiring, Apple has strayed from its standard

The SE will be a letdown for customers who have been waiting for a while for an updated affordable iPhone. It’s clear that Apple isn’t prioritising customers at the lower end of the market.

No Dostoevsky in Italian university, ban on Russian cats — fallout of Russia-Ukraine war

Apple has halted the sale of iPhone in Russia. Even musicians have opted out of performing in Russian venues in the wake of the war in Ukraine.

Apple makes progress in India as iPhone sales jump 34% to 2.3 million units in Q4

While Apple has become the most valuable company in the world on the popularity of its iPhone, it has struggled in Indian market. Pricey iPhones are far beyond the reach of many consumers.

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.

Foxconn to restart India iPhone plant in Tamil Nadu in a phased manner

Foxconn shut the factory on the outskirts of Chennai after workers turned out to protest a mass food-poisoning incident, at one point blocking a major highway in mid-December.

Apple set to slash iPhone 13 production targets due to chip shortage

The shortages have already affected delivery. iPhone 13 Pro & iPhone 13 Pro Max went on sale in September, but orders won’t be delivered from Apple’s website for about a month.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.