Foxconn, the world’s largest manufacturer of electronic contracts which includes iPhone and Kindle, is planning to invest $2 billion in India. Within a few weeks of Lava, a fast growing domestic handset company, showing interest in acquiring Nokia’s Chennai factory Foxconn emerged as a potential buyer of the same plant. Read More
United Airlines is planning to buy more than 23,000 iPhone 6 Plus for their flight attendants. The airlines announced that during the second quarter of next year flight attendants will be carrying iPhone 6 Plus to serve customers. The device would help the flight attendants to make on-board retail transactions, access company email and also view airlines website, manuals for policies and procedures. Read More
Google has launched its much awaited Nexus 9 tablet in India. Google has not yet made the device available officially via the Play Store, but HTC has made it available via Amazon.in. The Nexus 9 tablet is priced at Rs28,900/- in India and Amazon will give you a gift card worth Rs2,000/- if you purchase the device before December 12th. The Nexus 9 is an iPad competitor with an 8.9inch screen, Android 5.0 (Lollipop), 8MP rear camera with flash, 2GB RAM and other interesting specs. Read More
The Apple of China or to say a company that copies Apple in every form and is highly popular in China, Xiaomi has been banned from selling phones in India. Due to a patent infringement issue, the Delhi High Court has asked Xiaomi and its retail partner – Flipkart to stop selling the device in India until February 5th. The patent infringement case against Xiaomi has been filed by Ericsson and until the issue is cleared, Xiaomi cannot sell its cheap iPhone like devices in the country. Read More
The new software update iOS 8.1.2 released by Apple will fix the issue regarding vanishing ringtones from users’ iOS devices. Apple users were facing issues whereby ringtones purchased through iTunes disappeared from their device. iOS 8.1.2 is here to resolve this problem. This seems to be the only change in the update. To restore the ringtones visit itunes.com/restore-tones. The update can be downloaded by going to Settings > General > Software Update on your device.
So Google has launched Nexus 6 — made in partnership with Motorola — along with its new OS Lollipop (More to come on that soon. Watch this space!) The new Nexus is designed to show off the dramatic new look of the OS — Material Design — and also its other capabilities. But is the new phone really better than the previous Nexus? If you’re looking for an Android phone, is this the one to buy? Read More