Tag Archives: Indian iPhones

Sales better, Apple Support app, Indian iPhones, Home screen icons


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Post-holiday iPhone sales fears ‘overblown,’ analyst says — Contrary to some recent reports, one analyst firm believes that adverse market conditions for iPhone sales are being given too much weight and predicts better performance than previously expected buttressed by high demand for the iPhone 7 Plus.

Apple Support iPhone app reaches 22 markets with additions like France & UK — Apple’s official Support app for iPhone and iPad is now available to download in 22 regions, some additions this week being France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
The full region list includes Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Apple ships 2.5M iPhones in India during 2016, boosted by iPhone 7 release — Apple shipped 2.5 million iPhones in India during the whole of 2016 —a third of those in the fourth quarter, when the iPhone 7 launched in the country, according to Counterpoint research data released this week.

iOS 10.3 will let apps change their Home screen icon at any time, no update required — Tucked away amid a flurry of new reports covering upcoming new features in Apple’s operating system updates, like Theater Mode on Apple Watch and Siri in watch apps, Night Shift on Mac and Find My AirPods on iPhone, Apple yesterday quietly announced that developers will soon be allowed to change their app’s Home screen icon programmatically, whenever they like.

Frozen iPhone 7, iOS and tvOS, Qualcomm, Indian iPhones, Galaxy Note 7, AirPods and 6s, Terminology app


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Ice fisher’s iPhone 7 Plus survives 13-hour immersion after dunk in Russian river — An ice fishing accident has led to an unexpected demonstration of the iPhone 7’s water resistance capabilities, after an iPhone 7 Plus was retrieved in from the bottom of a frozen-over river, and found to be in perfect working order. It had not been damaged from the drop or the 13 hours submerged in 4C (39.2 F) water.

Apple releases iOS 10.2.1 and tvOS 10.1.1 with bug fixes and improvements — Apple has just  released iOS 10.2.1 and tvOS 10.1.1. Both updates are available via the over-the-air mechanisms, which you can find in Settings>General>Software Update on iOS and Settings>Software on tvOS. With the iPhone, you can also plug it into a Mac and update via iTunes, which is faster and more reliable.

Qualcomm financials under the gun if Apple postpones iPhone modem royalties — Apple chip supplier Qualcomm could take a major financial hit if Apple decides to withhold royalties until its $1 billion lawsuit is finished, an analyst noted on Monday.

Wistron set to help produce Apple’s 2017 iPhones in India — Apple has indeed picked Wistron to be its first iPhone manufacturer in India, with plans to get the company working phones launching later this year, a report claimed on Monday – although Apple has not yet secured a deal to set up Indian manufacturing.

Galaxy Note 7 investigation concludes, pair of issues will cost Samsung $5 billion — Samsung has concluded its investigation involving the 2016 Galaxy Note 7 fires, and has determined that two different flaws resulted in the conflagrations in the failing devices, with one creeping in after a too-quick investigation. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will miss a Mobile World Congress debut in the aftermath of Note 7 fires.

Some users finding AirPods drop phone call audio when paired with iPhone 6s — Apple is looking into claims by a number of AirPods owners that the audio accessories have connectivity issues, with the Bluetooth connection temporarily dropping during phone calls, yet not during music playback.

Hands-on with the completely revamped Terminology dictionary app — AppleInsider looks into the newly re-written Terminology app, which provides definitions for words highlighted within other apps.