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Apple Being Investigated by Israeli Agency Over Handling of iPhone Slowdown

Israel’s consumer protection bureau said on Tuesday it was investigating Apple over a failure to disclose to consumers that its software could slow performance in some iPhones. The Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority said in a statement it had questioned the head of Apple in Israel, Rony Friedman. A spokesman at the Authority said it had the power to levy significant fines in civil ... Read More »

iOS 11.3 Reportedly Makes Some Aftermarket iPhone 8 Displays Unresponsive

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 11.3 is found to make aftermarket iPhone 8 displays unresponsive The update apparently impacts the microchip powering the iPhone display Apple hasn’t yet clarified the move While iOS 11.3 brought a bunch of new features to enhance the user experience, the same iOS update is reported to make the touch functionality of the iPhone 8 unresponsive if it uses an aftermarket display ... Read More »

LG G7 ‘Neo’ Flagship to Sport Bezel-Less Display With iPhone X-Like Notch, Concept Renders Claim

LG Electronics, taking a break from its annual launch cycle, had earlier, claimed that it would launch new smartphones as they were needed, including more variants of its popular G and V-Series of handsets. Ever since reports of the change in strategy by the South Korean giant, rumours of the next flagship phone, expectedly called the LG G7, have been surfacing ... Read More »

Samsung to Slash OLED Panel Production as iPhone X Demand Disappoints: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Display now plans to make panels for 20 million or fewer iPhones It’s significantly lower than its initial goal of 45-50 million panels Samsung Electronics stock fell as much as 2.3 percent in morning trade Samsung Electronics will slash output of its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels in response to its customer Apple’s decision to cut production of iPhone X amid weak demand, the ... Read More »

iPhone X Sales ‘Surpass Expectations’ in Apple’s Biggest Ever Quarter

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s revenue increased by 13 percent to reach $88.3 billion iPhone X our top-selling iPhone every week since November: CEO Overall iPhone sales were about a million fewer than last year Apple on Thursday said its earnings in the final three months of last year set new records, with sales of its flagship iPhone X topping its expectations. The California-based technology giant ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Cost Now Down to Rs. 2,000 (All-Inclusive)

In the midst of the ongoing shortage of batteries, Apple has dropped the cost of the replacement batteries to Rs. 2,000, all inclusive. The battery replacement programme costs $29 internationally and was set to originally cost around Rs. 2,000 plus taxes (roughly Rs. 2,600) in the country. The new price of replacements under Apple’s battery replacement program for iPhone models with ageing batteries was confirmed ... Read More »

Moto X5 Rumoured With iPhone X-Like Notch; Moto Z6, Moto G6 Family Leaked Ahead of MWC

While companies like OnePlus and Vivo already opted for proprietary face unlock features to take on Apple’s iPhone X, Lenovo brand Moto brand is now reportedly preparing an even closer iPhone X competitor that would sport a notch and dual camera setup on the front. The new Moto offering, rumoured to be called Moto X5, is expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona next month. The company is ... Read More »

iPhone 6 Plus Replacement Batteries in Short Supply Until March: Report

Days after kicking off its battery replacement programme to compensate users experiencing slower performance on iPhone models with older batteries, it’s now being reported that Apple is facing supply shortages for the batteries of the iPhone 6 Plus. The latest development is said to have made the Cupertino company incapable of offering iPhone 6 Plus replacement batteries until late March to early April in the US and ... Read More »

Flipkart Mobile Sale Day 3 Deals: Discounts on iPhone 8, Pixel 2, Mi A1, and More

The Flipkart 2018 Mobiles Bonanza sale will continue till January 5 HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart has discounted the Xiaomi Mi A1 by Rs. 1,000 The Google Pixel 2 has received a massive price cut The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are available at their lowest prices yet The Flipkart sale on mobile phones has entered its last day, so it is the last opportunity ... Read More »

Google Stole Data From 5 Million iPhone Users in the UK, Lawsuit Alleges

A consumer activist launched Thursday a lawsuit accusing Google of illegally collecting data on more than five million British iPhone users, who could possibly see a payout reaching into the hundreds of millions. A campaign group dubbed ‘Google You Owe us’ says the tech giant owes consumers “trust, fairness and money” after unlawfully placing cookies on mobile phones between 2011 and 2012. ... Read More »