Production of  MacBooks and iPads has been postponed due to component shortage

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Shortage of parts delays MacBook and iPad production

Shortages of computer chips, displays and display parts have made the production of MacBooks and iPads hit a snag. The Production has been postponed to a later date due to the shortage. As a result of the delay, Apple has now put back some part orders for two systems, from the first to the second half of this year. The production of iPhones has not been affected by this shortage.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Apple Inc, MacBook, iPad, iphone

FAU-G Game

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Action Game 'FAU-G' Gets Live On App Store; Only For iOS Users

Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G) is now obtainable for iOS users, with free downloads available on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch through the Apple App Store. The 567.2 MB-sized Indian gaming app is compatible with only iOS 10 and successive operating systems and would track primary user data. Interestingly, FAU-G is tipped for a multiplayer Team Deathmatch mode, although developer nCore Games is yet to confirm the update.

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 04:58 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: FAU-G, iOS, Apple App Store, iPad, iphone, iPod Touch, nCore Games, Team Deathmatch Mode

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Bangalore International Airport

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Customs Seizes Over 200 iPhones Worth Rs 2.8 Cr At Bengaluru Airport

Customs officials on February 28 seized over 200 iPhones at Bangalore Airport from a couple arriving from Paris. Besides the iPhones worth Rs 2.8 crore, 37 debit and credit cards, and a vehicle supposed to transport the phones were also seized. The officials said that the illegal consignment was detected during the scanning of the accused couple's luggage. Reportedly, the couple had travelled to France from Mumbai earlier in February to… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 03:45 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: iphone, Smuggling, Bangalore, Customs Officials

Courtesy: The News Minute

WhatsApp

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WhatsApp To Cease Functions In Certain Devices From January 1

Tech-giant WhatsApp will cease its operations on certain iPhones and Android devices from January 1, 2021. As per WhatsApp FAQ, the application will run on phones whose operating systems are/advanced than Android 4.0.3 and iOS 9. Reportedly, Android devices such as HTC Desire, Motorola Droid Razr, and Samsung Galaxy S2 and iPhone series 4, 5 and 6 will not run the application. However, the app will continue functioning in KaiOS 2.5.1 OS.

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 02:02 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: WhatsApp, iphone, Android

Courtesy: Business Insider

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Apple Pulls iOS App 'Vybe Together' Promoting Parties During COVID-19

Tech giant Apple has removed an iOS app 'Vybe Together' which encouraged underground parties during the pandemic. The app's TikTok account, which promoted weekend gatherings, was also removed. Citing its Instagram page, experts believe it was earlier launched as ‘Trendies.” Moreover, started with a tagline "Get your rebel on, Get your party on,” its Instagram page now dons with the sole post claiming "We DO NOT CONDONE LARGE GATHERINGS." 

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 11:02 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Apple, iphone, Vybe Together, Coronavirus Pandemic, iOS

Courtesy: WION

160 held by police for destructing property of Wistron.

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Wistron Accuses Employees Of Damaging Property Worth Rs 437 Cr

Wistron India has filed a case on December 14 against their employees for destructing the iPhone manufacturing plant in Karnataka's Kolar district. The firm claimed a loss of Rs 437.70 crore including gadgets that were either damaged or stolen. Moreover, the factory's infrastructure as well as a few parked cars were also vandalised. Reportedly, Kolar Police have arrested 160 violators based on CCTV footage and workers' shift list.

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 08:27 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: iphone, Manufacturing, Loss, Damage, Theft, Infrastructure

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Employees Vandalise iPhone Plant In Karnataka Over Salary Issue

An iPhone manufacturing plant in Karnataka's Kolar district was wrecked on December 12 by its own employees who were disgruntled over salary-related issues. The plant, managed by Taiwan's Wistron Corporation, had around 2000 employees at the plant during the incident. Police have detained 132 employees in connection with the case. Reportedly, the employees destroyed company's property and tried to burn vehicles. However, Wistron has not… read-more

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 08:36 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Karnataka, iphone, vandalism, salary

Courtesy: Zee News

iPhone and iPad users shared their issues.

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Apple Users Witness Rapid Battery Drain After Updating To iOS 14.2

Some Apple users have experienced a rapid battery drain after updating their software to iOS 14.2, according to Reddit post. Reportedly, iPhone and iPad users encountered 50% drop in just 30 minutes or a steep drop to 1% from 70% in short span. Besides, some observed instant rise in battery percentage after they restarted their phone. Mostly, users of iPhone XR, 7, SE and 11 series have encountered these issues.

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 - 10:36 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: iphone, iPads, iOS, Apple

Courtesy: Gadgets 360

Apple giving away discounts

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Apple To Provide Discounts, Gifts Worth Rs 10,000 On iPhone 12 Series

Apple is offering discounts and gifts under its Black Friday sale from November 27 to November 30. The offers include free gadgets worth Rs 10,000 on the purchase of iPhone 12 Mini. The offers can be availed on both online and offline stores . Besides, the customers can also avail cashback of up to Rs 6,000 on the purchase of iPhone 12 series mobiles using HDFC Bank cards.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 05:36 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: iphone, iPhone12, black friday sale

Courtesy: Gadgets Now

Apple

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Apple Halts Its Association With Taiwanese iPhone Assembler 'Pegatron'

Tech-giant Apple has put a halt on its association with Taiwanese iPhone-assembling partner, Pegatron, for breaching the company's "Supplier Code of Conduct". Reportedly, the smartphone assembler misclassified student employees' and exploited their work. Apple also accused that Pegatron involved the students in works unrelated to the company. Apple has stopped further orders to the assembler until the inspection is over. However, Pegatron… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 05:59 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Apple, Pegatron, Taiwan, iphone

Courtesy: Hindustan Times