Apple sure comes at the top in terms of innovation and design of their products. But do the increasing costs do justice? The latest one being the iMac Pro which was released by Apple yesterday. And it comes with a hefty price tag of Rs 4,15,000. Don’t be surprised yet, until you see the features of this beast. Read More
Soon Andhra Pradesh will have high-speed wireless internet powered by Google’s X research division. This technology will be 100% wireless without having to lay cables in this state. Read More
The Indian market looks dim for Apple as the growth rate has been the slowest in the past 6 years. Apple made Rs 11,618.7 crores in revenue during the year 2016-17 compared to Rs 9,937 crores in the year 2015-16 which is only 17 per cent growth. Sources say that this could be because of the demonetisation last year. Read More
Telecom Regulator Trai launched the Do Not Disturb App in June, in India last year. The App allows a customer to report calls from spammers and messages from the same, directly to the telecom regulator, on which further action will be taken. However, Apple have been not allowing the App to be made available on their platform. R S Sharma, the chairman of Trai, have attacked the Tech Giant. The matter have not been looked into, for a year and the frustration has come out in the form of accusations.
To provide specialized support for its developers, Apple has announced the opening of its first App Accelerator in Bangalore, India, where the company is all set to begin the production. The first one of its kind facility would include tools and some of their best practices to set up the skills and transform the design, quality and performance of apps on their iOS platform.
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
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.
With iPhone growth slowing down, Apple is now turning to third-world countries to boost sales. With China and India helping Apple to sell the iPhone and other products, Apple’s Tim Cook is taking things even more seriously by opening up a new office address for Apple in Hyderabad. The purchasing power of Indians has become extremely powerful and since the iPhone is priced high in India than the rest of the market, it is still considered to be a luxury item which is why Android dominates the country. Read More
Apple has cut prices for their latest iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by up to 16 percent in India. Now, the price of iPhone 6s 16 GB model ranges between Rs. 52,000 and Rs. 55,000 which is 11-16% lesser than the Rs.62,000 price tag it was launched at 2 months ago. The prices have been slashed for both models across all its variants – 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. Read More
Apple’s iPad Pro is now available in Indian retail stores at a starting price of Rs.67,900. The company launched its new tablet in India yesterday.
The iPad Pro is Apple’s biggest iPad with a 12.9-inch 2732 x 2048 pixel Retina Display. This 6.9mm thick tablet which weighs 713 gms is the only iOS device to support data transfers at USB 3.0 speeds with the new Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader. The tablet has a four-speaker audio system and also supports auto-sound balancing based on how one holds it. Read More