Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: iPhone

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.

Apple says latest emergency update fixes ‘zero click’ spyware flaw in Messages app

Flaw allowed a hacker to gain access to an Apple device using Pegasus spyware. 'Zero click' refers to how victims don't have to click on a malicious file for it to infect devices.

Apple plans satellite features for iPhone that allow emergency calls in no-network areas

Apple has been working on satellite technology for years, with a team exploring the concept since at least 2017. However, the feature is unlikely to be ready before next year.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.