Samsung Takes Top Phonemaker Spot From Apple as iPhone Shipments Drop: IDC

[ad_1] Apple’s smartphone shipments dropped about 10 percent in the first quarter of 2024, hurt by intensifying competition by Android smartphone makers aiming for the top spot, data from research firm IDC showed on Sunday. Global smartphone shipments increased 7.8 percent to 289.4 million units during January-March, with Samsung, at 20.8 percent market share, clinching … Read more

Pegatron Said to Be in Talks With Tata to Sell Its Only India iPhone Plant

[ad_1] Pegatron is in advanced talks to hand over control of its only iPhone manufacturing facility in India to the Tata Group, said two sources with direct knowledge, marking the Taiwanese firm’s latest scale back of its Apple partnership. Under the deal, which has received the backing of Apple, Tata plans to hold at least … Read more

Reliance Digital Announces ‘Digital Discount Days’ Sale: See Deals

[ad_1] Reliance Digital has announced that its Digital Discount Days sale will begin from April 6 and end on April 15. During this sale, a wide range of electronic items will be offered at discounted prices. Alongside lowered prices of products, customers will also be eligible to access additional exchange discounts and bank offers. Products … Read more

iPhone 16 Pro’s Thin Bezels Might Pose a Challenge to Apple’s Suppliers

[ad_1] iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max could arrive later this year with even slimmer bezels than their predecessors, according to previous reports. The successors to last year’s iPhone 15 Pro series — which also arrived with thinner bezels than the company’s 2022 models — are also said to sport slightly larger screens, … Read more

iPhone Users in Europe Might Be Allowed to Delete Photos App: Report

[ad_1] Apple has reportedly found itself in hot water with the European Union (EU) again. Earlier this year, the EU brought the Digital Markets Act (DMA) into effect with a deadline of March 6. Among many user-centric policies, the act also required consumer tech companies to focus on interoperability and offer an open ecosystem where … Read more

iPhone Users Will Soon be Able to Sideload Patreon-Backed Apps in the EU

[ad_1] Apple introduced the ability to sideload iPhone apps in the European Union (EU) last month, in order to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) regulations, and users who have updated to iOS 17.4 will soon be able to install apps backed by Patreon via AltStore, an alternative app store designed to enable sideloading … Read more

Apple to Bring RCS Support to iPhone This Fall, Hints Google

[ad_1] Apple last year announced that it would support rich communication services (RCS) within iMessage sometime in 2024. While the iPhone maker has been silent about an exact launch date, Google just revealed the release timeframe for RCS on iOS through its new Google Messages Webpage. This indicates that Apple might extend RCS support in … Read more

Leaked iPhone 16 Cases Hint at a Pill-Shaped Rear Camera Island

[ad_1] iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus are likely to make their debut in the second half of 2024 with a few design tweaks, according to previous reports. A leaked image that shows two cases for the iPhone 16 models gives us a good idea of what to expect from the successors to the iPhone … Read more

Apple Has Reportedly Delayed Plans for Its First Foldable iPhone to 2027

[ad_1] Apple released the Vision Pro last month and the Cupertino-based tech giant seems to have shifted its focus to developing foldable smartphones after its first mixed-reality headset went on sale in the US. A new supply-chain report from Korea claims that the launch of Apple’s first, long-rumoured foldable iPhone has been pushed to 2027. This corroborates recent … Read more

How the US Lawsuit Against Apple Could Make iPhones More Consumer-Friendly

[ad_1] The U.S. has filed a lawsuit against Apple with the aim of increasing competition for the iPhone and giving a leg up to smaller companies whose apps work with the ubiquitous device. In the lawsuit against the $2.7 trillion company, the U.S. argues the iPhone maker hurt smaller rivals and drove up prices, and … Read more