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.
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.
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
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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.
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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."
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.
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
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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.
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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.
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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
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