Apple drops plan to boost iPhone production as demand falters: report

Apple Inc is dropping plans to increase production of its new iPhones this year after an anticipated surge in demand failed to materialize, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The company told suppliers to curtail

Apple sees bigger supply problems after strong start to year

OAKLAND: Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has forecast bigger problems as COVID-19 lockdowns snarl production and demand in China, the war in Ukraine dents sales and growth slows in services, which the iPhone maker sees as its engine for expansion. Shares were

Apple to cut iPhone, AirPods output, says report

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is planning to cut the output of its iPhone and AirPods devices as the Ukraine crisis and looming inflation start to weigh on demand for consumer electronics, the Nikkei reported on Monday, citing sources. The company plans

Apple warns iPhone battery can be impacted up to 48 hours after new iOS updates

Apple has confirmed new iOS updates can affect the battery of iPhones for “up to 48 hours” after they are installed. The tech giant – which was fined in 2020 for slowing down older devices – has responded to a

Apple expected to upgrade its low-cost iPhone SE at product event

NEW YORK: A 5G budget-friendly iPhone and a new iPad top expectations from analysts for Apple Inc s (AAPL.O) spring product launch event on Tuesday. 5G capabilities have been a big part of Apple s focus for the high end of

Dutch watchdog fines Apple 5 mln euros

The Dutch’s top competition regulator said Apple broke the country s competition laws and ordered changes to the iPhone maker’s App Store payment policies. Apple’s practice of requiring app developers to use its in-app payment system and pay commissions of

Apple hires former Tesla engineer to boost self-driving car effort

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has hired a former engineer from Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) to boost its car-development efforts, Bloomberg News reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Cupertino, California-based Apple has tapped Christopher Moore for its team working on a

Apple plans to end mask requirements for customers on its retail stores

The giant tech company ‘Apple’ has reportedly planned to end its mask requirements at some of its retail stores in the United States. On Thursday, the California-based company has told its employees about the recent changes made in its standard

Apple to bring car crash detector in iPhone products

The giant tech company, Apple has planned to bring a car crash detecting feature in its iPhone and Apple watches. According to news sources, the new feature will automatically detect if the driver has faced an accident and will call

Microsoft takes over Apple due to global supply chain problem

Microsoft has taken over Apple as the world’s most valuable company following Cupertino and Aramco. World’s famous tech company Apple’s stock market value has lowered by Microsoft in 2021. On Friday, Microsoft now sits at a market value of $2.46

Apple invents new polishing cloth to clean devices for $19

The giant tech company Apple, have invented a branded cloth to clean its device for $19. On Monday, Apple officials have unveiled its new invention, a branded Apple cloth, which according to it can remove all the dirt from its

Apple fires employee for leading #AppleToo movement

Apple has fired its employee for leading #AppleToo movement, an employee action against the harassment faced at the workplace. The giant American tech company, Apple fired its program manager Janneke Parrish at the allegations of non-compliance, but Janneke refuses to

Apple plans to cut iPhone 13 production due to chip crunch: report

LOS ALTOS: Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has planned on slashing the production of its iPhone 13 by as many as 10 million units due to the global chip shortage. According to Bloomberg News,  the company was expected to produce 90 million

People with disabilities can now use android phones

Google has introduced new tools for people with disabilities that will allow them to use Android phones to change their facial expressions. According to AFP, Google has said that people with deafness and physical disabilities can now use their smartphones

Apple’s new iPhone 13 offers faster 5G, shows off sharper cameras

CUPERTINO (Reuters): Apple Inc has unveiled the iPhone 13 and a new iPad mini recently, expanding 5G connectivity and showing off faster chips and sharper cameras without raising the phone’s price. The Cupertino, California-based company did not announce any blockbuster

New iPhones expected as Apple to hold event on September 14

NEW YORK (Reuters): Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has said that it would hold a special event on Sept. 14, which most industry watchers believe will be used to unveil a new line of its flagship iPhones. Since 2013, Apple has delivered

Apple delays child safety updates after criticism

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple said it would take more time to collect feedback and improve proposed child safety features after the criticism on privacy and other grounds both inside and outside the company. Apple’s announcement last month to check US customer

Comedian Jon Stewart returns with new TV show

LOS ANGELES: Six years after he quit his satirical “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart is returning to television next month with a new venture looking at current affairs in depth. Apple said on Monday that “The Problem With Jon Stewart”

Apple strikes App Store Deal with small developers

NEW YORK (Reuters): Apple Inc has agreed to loosen App Store restrictions on small developers, striking a deal in a class-action lawsuit as the iPhone maker awaits a ruling by the same judge in a separate App Store dispute brought

Apple defends child protection features over privacy concerns

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has defended new child protection features that would check images uploaded to its cloud storage and on its messaging platform, rejecting concerns the updates pose threats to privacy. “We can see that it’s been widely misunderstood,” the

Leaked images of upcoming ‘iPhone 13’ surface online

Pictures of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 13 which is expected to release in September this year has reportedly been leaked. A series of images reportedly showing dummy units of the new gadget are being shared on the Chinese social media site

Samsung overtakes Apple in smartphone shipments

NEW YORK: Samsung Electronics reclaimed its crown as the world’s biggest smartphone maker from Apple in the first quarter, cornering a fifth of overall global shipments. China’s Xiaomi Corp rounded out the top three positions with its best quarterly performance

Apple Watch can effectively predict positive COVID-19 diagnosis: Study

A new study has found that Apple Watch can effectively predict a positive diagnosis of COVID-19 up to a week before a nasal swab test. Published in peer review Journal of Medical Internet Research, the study revealed several healthcare workers at

Apple becomes world’s biggest smartphone seller

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple cornered nearly a quarter of the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter, making it the world’s biggest seller, while shipments for Huawei plunged as US sanctions against it took effect. Data from research firm IDC showed

Samsung to launch new version of ‘Galaxy S series’ today

SEOUL: Samsung, the South Korean smartphone manufacturer is planning to launch smartphones of the ‘Samsung Galaxy S’ series. The announcement of three smartphones would be made by the giant during a Livestream for the Galaxy S21 series including S21, S21+,

Apple removes 39,000 game apps from China store

BEIJING: Apple removed 39,000 game apps on its China store, the biggest removal ever in a single day, to meet the year-end deadline for all game publishers to obtain a licence. The takedowns come amid a crackdown on unlicensed games

Apple to ban few apps from its store over privacy concerns

Apple has announced to ban a few apps from the App Store if they do not comply with upcoming privacy standards. According to the reports, Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency protocols have already been delayed to give developers more time to address

Apple cuts fees for small developers on app store

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple said it would cut in half its App Store fees to 15 percent but only for app developers earning less than $1 million annually. The company made the announcement in the face of lawsuits over its 30

Apple launches MacBook laptops powered by its own computing chips

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple introduced a MacBook Air notebook and other machines with its first central processor designed in-house for Macs. The new chip, called the M1, marks a shift away from Intel technology that has driven the electronic brains of

Apple launches iPhone 12 with 5G, HomePod Mini

(REUTERS): Apple Inc today (Tuesday) has launched the iPhone 12 with faster 5G connectivity, which the company hopes will spur a wave of upgrades. CEO Tim Cook unveiled the new generation of iPhones in a virtual event, saying that all