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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Uncategorized 

First Apple computer made in 1976 to be auctioned online

In 1976, Apple Inc made and sold the first ever Apple computer. Fewer than half of the 200 Apple-1 computers, ever made, have survived and one of them could be yours as it goes for an online sale starting Thursday. A rare Apple-1 computer, the first personal computer ever made, will be sold by global auction house Christie’s during an online sale “On the Shoulders of Giants: Making the Modern World”. It is estimated to be sold between $4,00,000-$650,000 (Rs 2.81 to Rs 4.56 crore). Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and…

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Apple 

All-new Apple TV app available in over 100 countries starting today

Apple TV App Brings Together Favorite Shows and Movies from Apple TV Channels, iTunes and Over 150 Video Apps The all-new Apple TV app, now available in over 100 countries, brings together the different ways to discover and watch shows, movies and more into one app. The all-new Apple TV app, which brings together all the ways to watch TV into one app, is available starting today in over 100 countries across iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and select Samsung smart TVs. With the free iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 software…

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Social Media 

Is social media addiction breaking up marriages in UAE?

Top reasons for divorce included infidelity, lack of communication, job loss, social media, and unrealistic expectations. Social media addiction is taking a toll on family life, with husbands and wives glued to their phones instead of interacting with each other and their children. And, according to a judicial official in Abu Dhabi, this lack of real communication at home has been leading to disputes ­and, worse, divorce. Dr Saeed Al Darmaki, director of family guidance and alternative solutions at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, said they were witnessing a high…

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Apple 

Apple starts iPhone 7 production in Bengaluru

New Delhi: Giving an impetus to its India manufacturing plans, Apple has started the assembling of iPhone 7 at its supplier Wistron’s facility in Bengaluru. Taiwanese industrial major Wistron already assembles iPhone 6S in the country. “We are proud to be producing iPhone 7 in Bengaluru for our local customers furthering our long-term commitment in India,” an Apple spokesperson told IANS on Tuesday. The assembling of iPhone 7 began last month. Wistron, which announced last year plans to invest ₹3,000 crore in the Narasupra industrial sector in Karnataka’s Kolar district, started Apple operations with…

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Apple 

This week’s top stories: Apple AR headset rumor, ‘Tim Apple,’ iPhone price cuts in China, more

In this week’s top stories: Apple AR headset rumors, more iPhone price cuts in China, Tim Apple, Dark Mode in popular applications, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news.   Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a new investor note this week in which he highlighted Apple’s efforts in augmented reality hardware. According to Kuo, Apple will start manufacturing its AR headset between Q4 2019 and Q2 2020. The headset is said to rely on the iPhone for rendering and connectivity. President Trump produced an instant meme this week when he referred…

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Apple 

Qualcomm seeks $31 million in damages from Apple in California patent suit

That figure based on estimates of iPhones sold between July 2017 and last fall, and a fee of $1.40 per infringing device, according to Patrick Kennedy, an economist and managing director at Torrey Partners, reports CNET. Qualcomm is suing over Apple’s use of Intel modems, which are allegedly violating multiple power-related patents. Kennedy was cross-examined by an Apple lawyer who argued he was exaggerating the value of patented technology. It’s not clear if Apple’s team raised the issue of the patents’ validity or cast doubt on infringement. Damages of $31 million is paltry next…

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Computer 

HPE computers stranded in space

A pair of Hewlett Packard Enterprise servers sent up to the International Space Station in August 2017 as an experiment have still not come back to Earth, three months after their intended return. Together they make up the Spaceborne Computer, a Linux system that has supercomputer processing power. They were sent up to see how durable they would be in space with minimal specialist treatment. After 530 days, they are still working. Their return flight was postponed indefinitely, after a Russian rocket failed in October 2018. HPE senior content architect…

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Apple 

Apple has made some big changes in recent months – here’s a look at the top new hires and moves you might have missed

For Apple, 2019 is already shaping up to be a year marked by change. Following the company’s announcement in November that it would no longer break out iPhone unit sales in earnings reports, the firm is making several key leadership changes as it prioritizes other emerging product segments like digital services, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles, which The Wall Street Journaloutlined in a report on Monday. The changes are likely part of an ongoing effort by Apple to reduce its reliance on the iPhone as it grapples with plummeting smartphone sales. Here’s a look at…

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