Thursday, 2 February, 2023

Topic: Apple

Covid disruption at Apple plant in China to dampen iPhone 14 shipments

China's rigorous zero-COVID-19 policy has led to production cuts, adversely affecting its sales outlook for the year-end holiday season.

Foxconn quadruples bonuses at Zhengzhou plant in China following employee discontentment

The plant has been rocked by discontent over strict measures to curb the spread of COVID with many workers fleeing after complaining about their treatment via social media.

Apple, Samsung to upgrade phone software in India to ensure 5G rollout by December

PM Modi launched 5G services on 1 October amid much fanfare. On Wednesday, a meeting between the Ministry of Electronics and IT officials was dedicated to its quick adoption.

iPhone to Xiaomi—5G rollout is a long way off in India. But Airtel, Jio won’t tell you that

iPhone and Samsung users aren't alone. On Airtel’s support page for 5G phones, one finds Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, and Realme too, but here's why users can't experience it.

Modi govt to push Apple, Samsung for faster 5G software upgrades in phones

According to industry sources, iPhone models, including the latest iPhone 14, and many of Samsung's premier phones do not have software compatible for supporting 5G in India.

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.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.