Apple 

Apple Mistakenly Unpatches Vulnerability in iOS 12.4, Lets Hackers Release Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhone Models: Report

Apple has reportedly unpatched a bug in the latest iOS 12.4 update that it had fixed in the earlier iOS 12.3 update – leaving its most up-to-date iPhones vulnerable to hacking risk. As a result of the mistake, all iPhones running iOS 12.4 can now be jailbroken and several iPhone users have already tweeted that they are successfully running the “jailbreak”. According to Motherboard, security researchers have already exploited the vulnerability in iOS 12.4 and released a public “jailbreak” on open-sourced software development platform GitHub – the first free public jailbreak for a fully-updated iPhone that’s been…

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samsung 

Samsung Launches World’s First 108-Megapixel Smartphone Camera Sensor in Partnership With Xiaomi

After launching a new 64-megapixel camera sensor earlier in May this year, Samsung today announced a new 108-megapixel camera sensor. The world’s first 108-megapixel camera sensor for smartphones has been built by Samsung, in collaboration with Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi. Both the companies had earlier teamed up for a new 64-megapixel smartphone that will use Samsung’s 64-megapixel ISOCELL GW1 sensor. Samsung believes the new, powerful sensor will allow smartphone users to take much better photographs. In an announcement, Samsung revealed that its new ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor can produce great photographs in ‘extreme’…

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Apple 

Apple confirms the Apple Card is coming in August

The Apple Card, the company’s credit card that was announced at its services event this past spring, will begin accepting applications in August, the company confirmed during its 2019 third fiscal quarter earnings call. “Thousands of Apple employees are using the Apple Card every day in a beta test and we will begin to roll out the Apple Card in August,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said. The Apple Card will come in both a digital and a physical, titanium card form. However, the Apple Card won’t use a traditional 16-digit card…

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Apple 

Kuo: Apple adopting rear time-of-flight 3D sensors in 2020 iPhones

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out today with a new report focused on the 2020 iPhones. The report reiterates that Apple is likely to incorporate time-of-flight sensors into future iPhones, starting in 2020. According to Kuo, two of the new iPhones introduced in 2020 will feature time-of-flight sensors. These sensors could improve photo quality from the iPhone camera, as well as offer new augmented reality features. Digitimes reported this earlier in July, and we explained: A time-of-flight VCSEL is similar to the infrared TrueDepth camera system found in iPhones today on the…

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Apple 

iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus discontinued in India: Apple to now focus on premium iPhone models

Apple’s iPhone series is considered as an aspirational commodity for a majority of Indians but the Cupertino tech giant has been struggling in pushing enough units. The current generation models, such as the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, come at a high premium which deters many potential buyers from investing in these phones. Most of the times, buyers opt for the older but cheaper models and Apple has been happily pushing out very old iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s series models. However, newer Android phones at these…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy Fold Spotted in the Wild Ahead of Any Relaunch Details: Report

Samsung Galaxy Fold, one of the most controversial tech developments of 2019, has not yet received its formal release date. But ahead of the debut, the Samsung foldable phone has reportedly been spotted in testing publicly. The public testing of the Galaxy Fold reportedly took place in India — precisely, in a Delhi Metro train. This was perhaps the first open appearance of the Galaxy Fold that was unveiled at MWC 2019 back in February but hasn’t yet debuted in the market due to its display fiasco. A man riding…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to launch on 7 August in New York

South Korean electronics maker Samsung has announced the launch date of the Galaxy Note 10 smartphone. The chaebol has confirmed that the Galaxy Note 10 will be launched on 7 August at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York City at 4 pm EDT. This means that the launch event will go live in India at 1:30 am IST on 8 August. The upcoming smartphone is expected to come with a larger display with a cutout notch similar to the Galaxy S10 5G. The launch poster of the Note 10 shows an…

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samsung 

Samsung unveils 3 Galaxy wearables in India

Gurugram: Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e wearables in India for₹19,990, ₹9,990 and ₹2,590, respectively. Targeted at millennials and Gen Z, the Galaxy Watch Active takes a holistic approach to monitoring exercise, sleep, stress and health. “Galaxy Watch Active is a beautifully crafted sports watch that brings stress management and blood pressure monitoring to users. The Galaxy Fit and Fit e give users a first-time access to the ecosystem of Samsung Health with never before features like 90 activity trackers,” Aditya Babbar, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung…

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Mobile 

Yogi Adityanath Bans Mobile Phones In Cabinet Meetings

LUCKNOW:  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has banned the use of mobile phones during his official meetings, including at cabinet meetings. “The Chief Minister wants all ministers should focus on issues that are discussed in the cabinet meetings. They should not get distracted by their mobile phones. Some ministers have been busy reading messages on WhatsApp during the meetings,” said a senior official in the chief minister’s secretariat. The decision has also been taken keeping in view hacking and electronic espionage threats. The ministers were, earlier, allowed to bring…

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Gadgets 

CASHIFY’S UPCOMING E-COMMERCE PLATFORM WILL SELL REFURBISHED GADGETS AND ACCESSORIES IN INDIA

Cashify has announced its new e-commerce platform that it will soon launch in India. The new online portal will offer refurbished gadgets where smartphones will be the key focus segment but the company will later introduce other categories like refurbished tablets, laptops and gaming consoles. Cashify has completed 6 years in the Re-commerce industry and the brand is all set to take another leap, with the launch of its E-commerce platform to sell refurbished gadgets in India. The company has announced the upcoming launch of its accessory brand and will…

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