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Apple: The Wait For ‘Killer App’ Continues

Software developers are skeptical about the killer app for Apple watch, as few have seen the product and the software is still in test mode. Though the app makers are passionate about developing for the Apple Watch, several are apprehensive about the prospects of coming up with a big idea for the little computer on

Apple Pay Rival To Have A Competitor: Sources

If sources are to be believed, Google is mulling to buy up mobile payments company Softcard to provide a little competition to Apple Pay. Though, Apple Pay hasn’t quite been the card-busting life-changing revolution that some might’ve expected, but even so, it’s moving around nicely. Sources further said, the search giant is in talks to

Apple Places Massive Order of Large-Screen iPhone Units: Sources

Expecting huge demand, Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming large-screen iPhones by the end of the year, if sources are to be believed. Its forecast for the iPhones with 4.7-inch (11.9-cm) and 5.5-inch (14-cm) displays is much larger than the initial order last year

Australian Apple Users Held To Ransom

Some Australian Apple device owners were shocked after they woke up not to the jingle of a ransom notification instead. According to the reports, a hacker with the name “Oleg Pliss” systematically froze iPhone, iPad and Mac users out of their own devices, holding them hostage until payments of between $50 and $100 were received.

Apple Supplier Renesas Closer To Ink A Deal With Synaptics: Sources

According to sources, Renesas Electronics is mulling to sell its majority stake in a maker of iPhone display chips to Synaptics, another smartphone chip supplier. Renesas is looking for inking a deal with Synaptics after failed talks with Apple. Apple had also been in talks about a possible purchase of the stake in Renesas SP

Apple Updates Macbook Air

Apple has updated its MacBook Air notebooks with latest Intel 4th generation (Haswell) processors. It has also reduced the price of all models of MacBook Air by Rs 2,000 in India and $100 in US. The 11-inch and 13-inch base models of the MacBook Air now comes with a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor

Google Now Cards Available To PC, Mac Users

Good news for the users of Google Now. The service is now available to PC and Mac users. Google was testing integration of Google Now, which claims to give Android and iOS users relevant information at the right time. It also shows cards with real-time information on weather or cricket score. The services works like

Chinese To Taste Apple Soon!

Apple and China Mobile have finally hammered out a multi-year sales agreement after years of thorny negotiations. It would enable Apple to sell the iPhone in China and boost its profit and build customer royalty. Apple’s smartphone is already available in China through two smaller carriers, China Telecom and China Unicom. Although it is popular