Wistron Corp, Apple’s Taiwanese Manufacturing Unit is setting up a plant in Bengaluru to focus solely on assembling iPhones. Apple will commence the project beginning April of this year and will start with the low budget iPhone SE model targeting a sale of about 300,000 to 400,000 units. Read More
Uber has finally delivered an app for the Android Wear 2.0 after a promised 21 month developing period. Users can now access the application and book their rides directly from their wrists. Support for the Wear app was announced at I/O 2015, Google’s annual developer conference. Read More
Apple’s rumored iPhone 8 will feature a new type of display technology that will let Apple build TouchID directly into the display. It will allow you to rest your thumb or finger on the display itself to take a fingerprint reading. Apple’s radical design will make the iPhone feature an all-display frontage. The technology, described in a filing made public Tuesday by the US Patent and Trade Office, will replace the physical home button that’s traditionally occupied the space below the iPhone’s screen. Read More
At the Code Media Conference, Apple’s head of content, Eddy Cue, announced the debut of the company’s very own TV show titled ‘Planet of the Apps’ which will presumably arrive exclusively on the Apple Music this spring. Eddy Cue sat down alongside Ben Silverman for an interview. Silverman is one of the minds behind the show, making the series a central topic of the interview. Read More
Nokia is set to reveal several new handsets as it marks its return to the smartphone market following its short-lived dalliance with Microsoft. The Nokia P1 could be the company’s most powerful device to be launched. The newest and most eye-catching Nokia Android-powered handsets are just weeks away from being launched at Mobile World Congress later this month. Read More
Apple’s new iPhone 8 and two other variants of the iPhone 7 will be featuring the much awaited wireless charging facility, as confirmed by an analyst. Wireless charging increases the internal temperature of smartphones, which will require the iPhone 8 with an OLED display and glass casing to have a new 3D Touch module with additional graphite sheet lamination to keep it from overheating.
The iPhone 8 is expected to arrive this fall. Read More
Google’s Android Wear 2.0 has finally made its way to the markets after a long wait. It features a standalone Android Play Support and bring on-watch Google Play Store with an integration of Google Assistant. The tech giant has partnered with LG and brings two all new watch segments for the users with an enhanced Android experience, LG Watch Style and the LG Watch Sport, running on the Android Wear 2.0. Read More
Apple is reportedly planning to start the production of the new iPhone 8 earlier than expected, breaking all the standard norms as it plans to start the supply chain as early as June. The company expects record breaking sales with a rise of about 300 percent in the iPhone builds. Apple’s next-gen flagship handset is slated to come in an all-glass design with a stainless steel frame as well as an all-new OLED display. Read More
Apple is reportedly planning to develop a new connector type, the Ultra Accessory Connector, for accessories for the iPhone, iPad and other devices through its official Made-for-iPhone (MFi) licensing programme. All of Apple’s current products use two different kinds of connector types: Lightning, which is found on iPhones, and USB-C, which is used on the new MacBook Pro to attach accessories and charge the laptop. The new connector can be used by accessory makers for headphone cables. Read More
The Lenovo Yoga Book now has a successor, the Yoga A12 convertible tablet/laptop, a budget variation of the former, featuring a Halo Keyboard with a larger display, stripped down specs, and a rose gold color option along with the standard grey. The 360 degree hinge allows the device to flip like the Yoga Book.
It will be available on the Lenovo website starting 8 February 2017 and is fairly priced at $299. Read More