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Apple Looks to Services to Move Beyond iPhone Price Ceiling

Apple investors have wondered for years what comes after the iPhone. The answer is a growing collection of services and accessories that increasingly rely on the device, rather than replace it. The latest quarterly results confirmed that Apple isn’t selling many more iPhones these days. Instead, higher prices have driven growth. Revenue from the smartphone jumped 20 percent in the latest ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Head of Devices Considers It a ‘Responsibility’ to Help You Unplug

The revelation hit Yusuf Mehdi when he was cleaning out his garage. The corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Modern Life and Devices team used part of a three-month sabbatical to tackle some low-tech chores around the house. Untethered from his phone, the tasks sparked a newfound appreciation for the value of focusing on one thing and just getting it done. It may ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 in India, Galaxy Note 9 Launched, Amazon and Flipkart Sales, Fortnite on Android, and More News This Week

Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India starts from Rs. 16,999 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi price in India starts at Rs. 16,999 The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a Bluetooth-powered S Pen stylus Amazon and Flipkart both held their Independence Day sales this week Xiaomi Mi A2 (Review) arrived in India this week, while Samsung unveiled its much-anticipated new phablet flagship – the Galaxy Note 9. Online ... Read More »

Redmi 6 Series Expected as Xiaomi Sends September 5 India Launch Invites

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 6A were launched side-by-side in June The Redmi 6 Pro was launched later that month Xiaomi Global VP and MD Xiaomi India teased the launch on Twitter Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro, and Redmi 6A India launch event may be held as early as next week. Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi Global VP and Xiaomi India Managing Director, has shared a tweet that ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J4 Prime, Galaxy J6 Prime Budget Phones Spotted on Official Vietnam Site

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy J4 Prime has been listed with model number SM-J415F/DS Galaxy J6 Prime gets model number SM-J610F/DS Both phones are expected to launch in The Netherlands and Vietnam Samsung Galaxy J4 Prime and Galaxy J6 Prime are all set to be the South Korean manufacturer’s upcoming smartphones, if support pages on the company’s Vietnamese portal are to be believed. Two new smartphones ... Read More »

Android Pie Running on Less Than 0.1 Percent Android Phones, Android Oreo Share Up to 14.6 Percent

HIGHLIGHTS The chart was for statistics ending August 31, 2018 Android Oreo continued to gain market share Android Gingerbread was also a surprise gainer this month The mobile software market saw the release of the final build of Android P or Android Pie earlier this month, but availability is currently limited to only Google’s Pixel range of smartphones and tablets, as well as the Essential Phone. The Android distribution ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pay UPI-Based Payment Platform Coming to India Soon, Awaiting RBI Licence Approval: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi Pay will be based on UPI in India It was initially launched in China in 2016 Xiaomi is looking to collaborate with private lenders in the country Xiaomi is all set to unveil its Mi Pay digital payments platform in India, if a new report is to be believed. Launched initially in China in 2016, Mi Pay is said to arrive ... Read More »

WhatsApp to Train Indian Users on Dangers of Fake News

After being asked by the central government to take steps to stop the spread of disinformation on its platform, WhatsApp on Wednesday roped in New Delhi-based non-profit Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) to create awareness among its users about the need to verify information. “Our goal is to help keep people safe by creating greater awareness about fake news and empowering users to ... Read More »

Draglia Lost Is Nintendo’s Next Mobile Game, Out September 27

HIGHLIGHTS It will be available in the US, Japan, Hong Kong, and Macau on that date. Other regions should follow soon after. It’s Nintendo’s first original mobile game Nintendo’s first original Android and iOS game is called Dragalia Lost. Announced earlier in the year, the company finally revealed a release date this week. The Dragalia Lost release date is September 27. ... Read More »

Kremlin Calls Facebook’s Allegations of Disinformation Campaign Puzzling

The Kremlin on Wednesday rejected allegations from Facebook that Russia’s GRU military intelligence service had been using the social media site to run disinformation campaigns, saying it did not understand the basis for such accusations. Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet collectively removedhundreds of accounts tied to an alleged Iranian propaganda operation on Tuesday, while Facebook took down a second campaign it said was linked ... Read More »