It’s Christmas! The holiday season, the season to reunite with distant relatives and long lost friends, the season with huge discounts on your favorite products, and the season to enjoy sweets till your heart’s content. In short, Tis the season to be Jolly! 

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Like last year, Apple this year too has released its new commercial which is not showcasing any particular product but more of giving you the emotional feeling of Christmas. Apple posted this year’s holiday card ‘The – Song’ over the weekend which features a girl [click to continue…]

PriceBaba.com is a price comparison website which provides you with local offline prices of mobiles. They recently carried out an interesting survey to find out on which versions of Android are Indian users are consuming. The Indian mobile space has changed a lot in a year’s span considering the amount of smartphones being launched every week. With such affordable smartphones at the disposal of the Indian consumers, the mobile industry is only flourishing benefiting the customer.

The survey was carried out by considering 33 million app downloads as gathered by some of India’s most famous app developers. The participating apps were the popular ones like FreeCharge, BookMyShow, Zomato, IntouchApp, CouponDunia, Gaana, Times of India, Times City and Taxi For Sure. The results were as below: [click to continue…]

YouTube on Thursday announced the new offline feature for Indian users that allows them to download videos from the YouTube app itself for offline viewing. The update has been rolled out to both the Android as well as iOS users, three months after their official announcement during the Android One launch in September this year.

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The update has not been done On-Air and one needs to go to Play Store and update the app. [click to continue…]

Apple, the Cupertino-based leading technology giant has decided to get serious about its sales in Indian market. First reported by BGR India back in July this year, the story has now resurfaced again with Business Today reporting an increase in the share price of Apple’s prime distributor, Redington India. The world’s most commendable brand has plans to open 500 iOS stores all across India including in smaller towns and cities. Although the expansion plan has been tentatively approved, the stores which are going to be launched in smaller towns and cities would be smaller in size i.e 300 to 600 sq.ft, unlike the exclusive apple stores which are thrice their size. Apple also plans to increase its expenditure on direct advertising in India.

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Apple which recently crossed a market capitalization of $700 Billion, has been in India since 2011 but has so far but in terms of volume hasn’t created a huge dent in the Indian markets unlike its Korean rival Samsung. Samsung currently tops the smartphone market in India and are followed by new players like Micromax and Xiaomi.

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There’s always that one tiny moment where the iPhone slips away from your hand while doing a gesture or just while handling and that is when it falls flat on its screen resulting in spider-web like hairline cracks. We all fear that moment as not only will it keep your iPhone away from you at the service centre for some days, but it will also burn a hole in your pocket.

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Apple has come up with a solution to it. The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a patent yesterday (2/12/2014) that would change the iPhone’s angle while falling on the ground [click to continue…]

Apple’s two new iPads – The iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3 have finally hit the stores today. These products were live on Flipkart and Infibeam for pre-orders a week before. To purchase it from a retailer near to you, you can use the Apple Store Finder to find the shops. Apple will also continue to sell it online through it’s e-commerce partner sites like Flipkart and Infibeam. Flipkart is offering next-day delivery on iPads for for a shipping fee of Rs.90 but if you order it from their mobile app, you can avail free shipping to selective cities. Inifibeam is offering next day free shipping across India.

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The higher end iPad Air 2 comes in two different variants: The Wi-Fi and the Wi-Fi + 3G model. The prices for the iPad Air 2 starts from Rs.35,900 which is a 16 GB Wi-fi model, [click to continue…]

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Apple is widely considered to be the premier consumer electronics company in the world. On Tuesday 25th of November the us based technology giants market capitalization crossed $ 700 billion, an unprecedented feat for any company. This rise in the trend-setting companies share price has been attributed to the demand for its new line of products. The iPhone 6 and 6 plus was launched in India on 17th of October and was sold out in several major retail chains almost immediately. [click to continue…]

World Aids Day which is on 1st December, 2014 is a worldwide initiative taken up to spread awareness about the fatal disease. People all over the world unite by wearing a red ribbon on their left hand side. It is worn to show support to the ones who are suffering, and sympathies to the ones who couldn’t make through it. To make a mark on a larger scale, Apple has decided to wear a red ribbon too. Apple with support of the leading app developers are giving its users a convenient way to help (RED) acheive its goal of an Aids-free world. (RED) founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver is an organization which is fighting for an Aids-Free generation. Apple previously had raised $75 million for the same cause over the past eight years.

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Starting from today (24/11/2014) to Sunday (7/12/2014), Apple’s App Store will include Apps for (RED) section which will offer 25 apps which consists of exclusive (RED) inspired content created by the developers of these apps. Anyone purchasing these apps or any in-app purchases from  any apps/games will be directly donated to the Global Fund raising program without Apple taking any share from it. [click to continue…]

Xiaomi is a 4 year old Chinese company which started off with MIUI as a third party operating system and further went on to manufacture smartphones. Their reason to enter into the manufacturing space was to give its desired operating software, a home of it’s own. So that everyone can enjoy the custom user interface without worrying about compatibility issues.

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Just weeks after beating Lenovo & LG and claiming the 3rd spot as a the world’s largest smartphone maker, Lei Jun made a striking statement about his company at China’s World Internet Conference in Wuzhen. He stated that within 5 years or a decade, Xiaomi will become the number one smartphone company in the world.

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Apple which purchased Beats earlier this year in May for $3 billion to optimize music streaming is doing what might seem the correct next move. According to the Financial Times Report, Apple will now bundle up its Beats music service into an upcoming version of iOS which will instantly reach its millions of users. It is expected that Beats will be re branded under the iTunes moniker when it relaunches in 2015. It also suggests that the subscription service will be launching globally which was limited only to US till now.

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The timing of this announcement is particularly interesting as Apple recently admitted that it’s sales of music downloads has declined. [click to continue…]

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