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Apple Accuses Qualcomm of Patent Infringement in Countersuit

Apple on Wednesday filed a countersuit against Qualcomm, alleging that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile phone chips that power a wide variety of Android-based devices infringe on Apple’s patents, the latest development in a long-running dispute. Qualcomm in July accused Apple of infringing several patents related to helping mobile phones get better battery life. Apple has denied the claims that it violated Qualcomm’s battery life patents and… Read More »

Apple Finds Foxconn Interns Worked Illegal Overtime on iPhone X

Apple found that its main supplier in Asia has been employing high-school students working illegal overtime to assemble the iPhone X. Interns at a factory operated by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., part of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, worked voluntarily and received benefits, though worked longer days than Chinese law permits, Apple said in a statement. The Financial Times reported earlier Tuesday that a… Read More »

iPhone With Dual-SIM Support Due in 2018, Apple Looking to Intel for Modems: Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo reveals dual-SIM iPhone models for 2018 Unlike traditional models, dual-SIM iPhone reported with LTE+LTE support Apple rumoured to be parting way with Qualcomm to opt 5G on future iPhone Amid the success story of the iPhone X, Apple is now reported to be bringing new iPhone models in 2018 with dual-SIM support. The Cupertino company is also rumoured to… Read More »

Tablet shipments kept going down in Q3, but Apple gained

The third quarter of 2017 ended with 40 million tablets shipped globally, IDC said in its latest report. Growing demand for phones and traditional PCs strengthening their positions have been pointed out as the main reasons for the shipments decline for a 12th consecutive quarter. According to the analysts, the fall is 5.4% from 42.3 million tablets shipped… Read More »

Apple Sold 46.7 Million iPhone Units and 10.3 Million iPad Units Last Quarter

Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services. The stellar earnings report came just as the iPhone X went on sale Friday morning in Australia. Long lines were forming… Read More »

Qualcomm Sues Apple for Breach of Contract, Says It Shared Information With Intel

Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented access to the… Read More »

Apple India Revenue Doubles Year-Over-Year, Tim Cook Says Still ‘A Long Way to Go’

Apple reported strong quarterly results ahead of the iPhone X launch on Friday, with iPhone sales at 46.7 million unit, up from 45.5 million in the year-ago quarter. The company posted quarterly revenue of $52.6 billion (roughly Rs. 3,39,595 crores), an increase of 12 percent year-over-year (YoY), with international sales accounting for 62 percent of the revenue. India revenue doubled year-over-year,… Read More »

Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes as the EU… Read More »

iPhone 8 Users Complain of ‘Crackling’ Earpiece Sound, Apple to Release Fix Soon

Just days after being made available for purchase, the iPhone 8 is giving trouble to some users. There are several users complaining about a crackling sound coming from the handset’s earpiece that is causing a disturbance on phone calls. Thankfully, the Cupertino-based company has acknowledged that some customers are facing this issue and that it is already working on a… Read More »

Apple Launches New urBeats3 Earphones, BeatsX Earphones, iPhone Lightning Dock Variants

The major takeaways from the Apple’s 10th anniversary event earlier this week were iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. While these products were launched with much fanfare, Apple quietly launched one new product without any mention – urBeats3 earphones. The new urBeats3 earphones feature two models – one with a Lightning connector and other with regular… Read More »