A new leak on the China Mobile’s Facebook pages shows an image with the illustration of an apple with two SIM cards poking into it. This indicates the new line up of iPhones from Apple may come with dual-SIM card support. When the Chinese text on the image is translated into English, it reads out ‘New Apple with dual SIM?’ and has more information regarding the benefits of dual-SIM in the smaller text. Read More
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Majority of Apple fans will be upgrading their iPhones this fall, so the company is leaving no stones unturned to make sure every paid iCloud user gets enough storage to backup all their data. This will eventually help the users to restore their important data like photos, videos, files and Apps. Read More
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that Apple’s rumored 6.5-inch OLED iPhone will launch in black, white, and a new gold color. And there are reports that the 6.1-inch OLED iPhone will launch in grey, white, blue, red, and orange variants. Read More
New photos on the Chinese media shows an USB-C type adapter for the next generation of iPhones. The images were reportedly taken someone in Apple’s supply chain. If this is true, iPhone fans will no longer have to worry about lightning connectors and will get a fast charger bundled with their iPhones. Read More
The latest report on the South Korea’s Electronic Times claims that Apple has decided to use OLED screens in all three new iPhone models planned for next year. The South Koreans lead in the OLED display race making the shares of Japan Display’s, the main suppliers of iPhone liquid crystal display (LCD) screens tumble hard by 10 per cent. Read More
The year 2016 started off on a promising note for Apple. During his maiden visit to India, Mr. Tim Cook, the chief executive officer, announced the setting up of an app development centre in Bengaluru and another one in Hyderabad for maps. The news has now been confirmed officially. The facility will start production from next April, according to industry sources.
Mr. Cook met the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi earlier this year and discussed sensitive issues relating to cyber-security, data encryption, the possibility of fabricating the production in the country and extracting India’s young talent. The Apple CEO appreciated the breadth of young talent in India with significant skills that Apple would like to acquire and the immense potential for ‘app-development’ in the country.
Around 60% of Apple’s yearly revenue is generated from the sale of the iPhone. However, it is believed that they will be allegedly reducing orders of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to suppliers by as much as 30 percent this quarter. A recent report by the Wall Street Journal states that Apple’s iPhone production is slowing down. According to “three sources familiar with Apple’s supply chain”, the company has reduced orders to suppliers, leading to layoffs and idle capacity at Apple’s Chinese suppliers. The claims are backed up by a $12 million grant given to Foxconn, Apple’s primary iPhone manufacturer, by the Chinese government in order to minimize layoffs. Read More
Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, has claimed that more Android users than ever are switching to the iPhone. Apple has also revealed that they have sold 48 million iPhones during its fourth financial quarter, 30 % of which were users that ditched their Androids (Google’s operating system) and bought an iPhone. This is the highest rate the company has ever seen. Read More