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Apple iOS 13 could drop support for iPhone 6s, iPad Air 2: Report

The upcoming iOS 13 might drop support for iPhone handsets older than iPhone 7. iOS 13 will drop support for iPhone handsets older than iPhone 7, according to an Israeli site The Verifier. That means, the new operating system from Apple will not be available on older phones like iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s… Read More »

Air India disinvestment: IndiGo Airlines expresses interest, writes to govt

Interglobe Aviation Limited or IndiGo on Thursday expressed interest in investing in Air India, a day after the Union Cabinet gave an ‘in-principle’ nod to disinvest its stake in the national carrier. Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey confirmed that executives of IndiGo, one of Air India’s competitors, had formally written to the ministry expressing interest. IndiGo said… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air Refresh Brings Kaby Lake Processors, Fingerprint Sensor

Xiaomi launched its first laptop in July last year, the Mi Notebook Air. Seen as a direct competition to Apple’s MacBook Air, the Mi Notebook has now been refreshed with some performance upgrades, which now see Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processors inside three new 13.3-inch variants. The new Mi Notebook Air with 13.3-inch display now comes with a… Read More »

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.9 million vehicles over air bag defect

Car maker Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.9 million vehicles over an air bag defect that may be linked to three deaths and five injuries. The defect may stop air bags deploying and seat belts tightening in a head-on crash. Certain Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Lancia vehicles from 2010 to 2014 are being recalled. There have been a number… Read More »

Flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike

BA and Ryanair have cancelled flights on Wednesday and Thursday as French traffic controllers start their fourteenth bout of industrial action this year. Ryanair cancelled 22 flights on Wednesday night and 72 on Thursday. BA has also cancelled flights but declined to say how many, saying the information goes out of date quickly. Flights that normally route through… Read More »

Air passenger traffic jumps 24%, IndiGo remains leader

No-frills carrier IndiGo’s market share stood at 36.8 per cent in February while that of Jet Airways was 18.4 per cent. Marking a growth of over 24 per cent in passenger traffic, domestic airlines flew 74.76 lakh people in February with majority of the carriers recording over 80 per cent seat occupancy. In February last year, the carriers… Read More »

iPad Air 3 to Launch as 9.7-Inch iPad Pro Alongside iPhone 5se in March: Report

The upcoming iPad model that Apple is reportedly planning to launch on March 15, may not be called the iPad Air 3, as previously speculated. A new report claims that the tablet will likely be a smaller variant of the iPad Pro, the 12-inch tablet that Apple launched last year. It appears Apple is ditching the “Air” brand… Read More »

Syrian conflict: UN first air drop delivers aid to Deir al-Zour

The UN says it has carried out its first air drop of aid in Syria to help civilians in an eastern city besieged by Islamic State (IS) militants. UN aid chief Stephen O’Brien told the Security Council that the plane dropped 21 tonnes of humanitarian items on a government-held part of Deir al-Zour. Initial reports indicated that the… Read More »