Tag: Apple

Many Android, iOS Apps Ask for ‘Risky’ Permissions, Push Aggressive Ads: Symantec

While Apple and Google regularly upgrade their respective app store listings to limit malicious apps to some extent, Symantec has highlighted that there are tons of apps that put user privacy at risk. The company through a new research found that there are many apps available on Google Play and Apple App Store that request for permissions or excessive access to user’s personal information. Through a couple […]

2019 iPhone Models to Support USB-C Fast Charging: Report

  Apple is said to unveil three iPhone variants this year, and leaks point at a budget 6.1-inch device with a LCD display and no 3D Touch. Another variant is expected to be the iPhone X successor with an OLED display, and the most premium will be the Plus variant with a 6.5-inch OLED display. These variants were earlier reported […]

Indian Tablet Market Declined 10 Percent in Q1, With Lenovo in the Lead: CMR

The tablet market in India saw 10 percent decline in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the last quarter, with Lenovo leading the pack with a 23 percent market share, a new report said on Friday. According to CyberMedia Research’s (CMR) “Tablet PC Market” report, Samsung stood at second place with 21 percent share while Datawind was third at 16 percent. “Interestingly, […]

Apple Patent Hints at Plans to Let Siri Give Smart Responses to Unanswered Calls

An Apple patent application has surfaced that shows the company is exploring ways to make declining a call on an iPhone a more “pleasant experience” in the future. According to the patent published by the US Patent and Trademark Office, the tech giant is reportedly working to make its digital assistant Siri to help provide the caller with a reason on […]

Microsoft Said to Plan Low-Cost Surface Tablet Line to Rival Apple’s iPad

Microsoft Corp. is planning to release a line of lower-cost Surface tablets as soon as the second half of 2018, seeking a hit in a market for cheaper devices that Apple dominates with the iPad, according to people familiar with the matter. Microsoft has tried this before. The software giant kicked off its consumer-oriented hardware push in 2012 with the […]

Indian Tablet Market Declined 10 Percent in Q1, With Lenovo in the Lead: CMR

The tablet market in India saw 10 percent decline in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the last quarter, with Lenovo leading the pack with a 23 percent market share, a new report said on Friday. According to CyberMedia Research’s (CMR) “Tablet PC Market” report, Samsung stood at second place with 21 percent share while Datawind was third at 16 percent. “Interestingly, […]

Apple Partner TSMC Said to Start Making 7nm Chips for New iPhone Models

Apple manufacturing partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has started mass production of next-generation processors for new iPhones launching later this year, according to people familiar with the matter. The processor, likely to be called the A12 chip, will use a 7-nanometer design that can be smaller, faster and more efficient than the 10-nanometer chips in current […]