Voila! Apple is now secretly working on electric car batteries. According to reports by Yicai Global, Apple Inc. is currently into a secret arrangement with Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL), a China based battery manufacturer. Apple, though entered into the automotive industry way back, but it was focused on making self-driving software for automobiles. Recently though, we don’t know what got into their minds. Electric batteries for electric automotives. Read More
Mozilla recently released version 2.5 of the Firefox OS as a “developer preview” that lets you experience Firefox OS as an alternate home screen on your Android device. This is an experimental app version that you can try without having to go through the process of flashing your device. It is now available as an 88MB APK. Read More
Blackberry’s has finally launched its new device, Priv, which is its first device supporting the Android Operating System. This slider phone has a 5.4-inch screen and a physical keyboard. Read More
Tomorrow Apple will be launching its first wearable technology, the Apple Watch, in India. The watch was officially launched almost six months before us in April, in US and other countries. Apple is planning to launch the entire Watch range in India: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition. These are available in two sizes 38 mm and 42 mm. Read More
Motorola Mobility has announced that it will be launching its phone Moto X Force this November in the international markets, including Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The Moto X Force is essentially just an international version of the new Droid Turbo 2 Motorola (sans the Verizon logo) that was launched in the US a couple of days ago. Read More
What would you do if you were waiting for your new iPhone and instead received a pile of wood? This is what happened to Darshan Kabra of Pune after he placed an order for two iPhone 4 via Snapdeal. Read More
For third-party Apps that access iCloud, Apple is offering App-specific passwords that would allow users to generate unique one-time passwords to sign into iCloud securely. This will be applicable from October 1 and will help in two-step verification process.
If you use iCloud with any third party apps, such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, or BusyCal, you can generate app-specific passwords that allow you to sign in securely, even if the app you’re using doesn’t support two-step verification. Using an app-specific password also ensures that your primary Apple ID password isn’t collected or stored by any third party apps you might use.
An anti-trust lawsuit was filed in 2011 by tech workers of Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe accusing the four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring to avoid hiring each others workers. Earlier this year the settlement for the lawsuit was agreed at $324 Million, which now has been rejected by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh. Read More