To boost sales in Chinese market, Apple invested almost $1 billion in Didi Chuxing that is a ride-hailing service. The company has a great hold on the ride-sharing market in China.
According to the CEO, this move would help the company understand the Chinese market.
China is apple’s second largest market and its film and online book services got shut last month. Thus, Tim Cook will travel to China this month.
This investment has given a sizeable stake to Apple in Uber’s rival in China.
Didi Chuxing was once famous as Didi Kuaidi. The company said that the amount received from Apple is the largest investment it had ever received.
As per some reports, almost11 million rides are completed by the company in one day.
Reports further suggest that a huge number of automotive experts have been hired by Apple.
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Thus, investors are waiting to know whether or not Apple would make an entry in the automotive business.
Cook says that Apple pays attention to the in-car experience. This links to vehicle infotainment systems and smartphones with each other.
A special event is soon going to be launched, viz. Apple iPhone SE Event. As per reports, this event would take place on March 21, 2016. What this event holds for the customers is still a mystery, yet rumors about the updates of the event are certainly the hot topics.
It is rumored that a new 9.7-inch iPad Air 3, iPhone 5SE or iPhone SE would be launched at the event. Besides this, some updates in Apple Watch and MacBook are expected. Further it is being said that the iPhone SE might replace iPhone 5S.
The design of the new iPhone is considered to be similar to the 6 and 6s series. Moreover, it is expected to be launched with an upgraded hardware. The releasing date of iPhone 7 is also very near. So, it is definitely a lucrative time for the iPhone customers.
As far as the price is concerned, this phone is considered to be little cheaper than the other phones. Due to its cheaper rate, the sales of the phone are expected to significantly higher. The price is expected to range somewhere between $400-$500.
Further, this phone might have a 12 megapixel camera with 3D touch display. Some other features that are expected or rumoured are:
Coming to the iPad Air 3, this might be available with a smart keyboard. It is further expected that some new watch bands might be launched at the event. What the real picture would look like; would be cleared on March 21. Till then, customers can just wait for the most lucrative offers provided to them.
एप्पल ने एक बड़े अपडेट का खुलासा किया है जो संगीत प्रेमियों को चौंका देगा और संगीत का बहतरीन आनंद लेने देगा। दरअसल, एप्पल ने Music Memos एप लांच किया है जो iPhone यूज़र्स को म्यूजिकल आइडियाज पर काम करने में मदद करेगा।
इस एप के इस्तमाल से यूज़र्स उन म्यूजिकल आइडियाज को न सिर्फ ओर्गनाइज़ बल्कि विकसित भी कर सकते हैं। इस एप के नए फीचर्स यूज़र्स को म्यूजिक क्रिएट करने में मदद करेंगे। बिलकुल एक DJ की तरह यूज़र्स म्यूजिक को बना सकेंगे।
GarageBand में यह एप एक नए फीचर की तरह उभरा है। GarageBand एक बहुत बड़ा म्यूजिक क्रिएशन प्लेटफार्म है जो किसी के भी म्यूजिक टैलेंट को निखारने में मदद कर सकता है।
इस एप का एक सबसे बड़ा हाईलाइट है इसका ड्रमर और लाइव लूप्स फीचर। इस फीचर की मदद से जो मधुर संगीत निकलेगा, उसकी कल्पना भी नहीं की जा सकती।
सपोर्ट की बात करें तो यह एप iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s और iPad Pro screen में 3D Touch को सपोर्ट करता है।
माना जा रहा है कि नये iOS डिवाइसेज के साथ GarageBand 2.1 मुफ्त दिया जा रहा है। मौजूदा यूजर्स इसे फ्री में अपग्रेड कर सकते हैं 32GB और अधिक का स्टोरेज है।
Do you know, using iOS 9.2, you can see your unwanted apps getting vanished in just few steps? There are several apps in our phones that we do not generally use and wish that they may get disappeared. Thus, the iOS 9.2 has been introduced that can make the apps vanish.
Just follow these steps:
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The app will get vanished.
Using such steps, the apps will not be deleted permanently; rather they would be vanished for some time. If your phone gets rebooted, these apps would return.
Repeat these steps for every app that you wish to get disappeared. After you have performed the steps on every app, just exit the folder; the folder will also vanish.
According to few reports, Apple may roll out its new iPhone 6c in the coming year. It is said that the phone would be a replacement for the iPhone 5s.
As per the rumours, this new iPhone 6c will have the same size of iPhone 5s, have 4 inch display, 8 megapixel iSight camera, latest A9 chip and 1.2 megapixel front camera.
Further, talking about the color options, this phone might be available in two or may be three color options.
When it comes to the price of the 6c, it is estimated that the price of this new phone might be less than the 6s. If this happens, the adoption of the phone in the emerging market would boost at a higher rate.
There are number of android phones that enjoy a competitive edge in the emerging markets. Thus, with a lower price, people might be attracted towards this phone easily.
However, they are just rumours. Nothing is confirmed, as rumours about iPhone 7 releasing date were also quite in the limelight.
As per the estimations or say rumours, most of the features in this new phone are similar to that of the old iPhone 5s. The feature like A9 chip would be new in it. May be some more features get highlighted in the rumoured phone at a later date.
Now, android smartphone users will be able to enjoy the beta version of Apple music on their phones, as this version has been introduced on the play store.
The company announced that its music streaming service will also be available on android. Most of the features in this version for android resemble that in the iOS.
But, this version also lacks few features, like it does not support family sharing and music video streaming.
On the brighter side, it supports connect and custom music suggestions and beats 1 radio.
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According to the company, this beta version has been designed to look like an android app. However, it appears as a ported version of iOS app.
The app syncs for its subscribers and demands for an Apple ID to sign up.
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According to sources, the Cupertino based company is also offering a free trial period of nearly 3 months for all its new users on Android.
Under the new UK law, apple might stop encryption for iMessage, iPhones and FaceTime. Not just, apple, but, Google might also be forced to stop data encryption. The government officials the Apple company have always focused on how to maintain the privacy of data.
IPhone users can easily encrypt their personal data with a password. However, the government officials want the access of de-encryption of such data for security measures.
According to the Investigatory Powers Bill, whenever any government agency would issue a warrant, apple, Google and other companies will have to give the access to the agencies.
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The companies are directed to keep a key to encrypted smartphones, so that they can provide data access to the government agencies.
According to reports, if this bill becomes a law, then the companies would have to stop encryption for its iPhones and services like iMessage, iPhones and FaceTime.
All the measures of the bill have not been revealed publically. But, according to reports, the internet companies might have to maintain the internet browsing data of every user for a period of about one year.
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Although this bill is a bit controversial, but is supported by Prime Minister David Cameron.
The iPhone 6s and 6s plus have topped the charts in speed test.
Due to a number of improvements, the new iPhone 6s and 6s plus are certainly operating faster than their rivals that are android based.
According to recent test performed between iPhone 6s plus and galaxy note 5, the former seemed to take an edge.
• 4GB RAM
• Octa-core Exynos 7420 processor
• 2GB RAM
• Dual-core A9 chip
As per specifications, the Note 5 must be the winner in the test. But, the tests proved something else:
In the test the stopwatch app was opened that was followed by photo gallery and camera. The edge of note 5 was its fast animations, but, iPhone 6S Plus took the lead by almost 2 seconds. This was the first lap of test.
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In the second lap of the test, the Galaxy Note 5 had to reload the apps (most of them), while, the new iPhone 6S Plus was ready with all the apps to run in the background.
So, in the second round of test the Galaxy Note 5 lost by over 16 seconds.
Finally, the Apple store is making its debut in India at Croma. According to sources, the stores would be in line with the global design. These stores are assumed to showcase the entire range of Apple products and offer a spectacular experience to the consumers.
There would be five apple stores at Croma in Mumbai. The locations in Mumbai are: Oberoi Mall, Malad, Ghatkopar, Juhu and Phoenix Mall. It would also set up in Jayanagar, Bengaluru.
These stores are expected to be opened by next month, i.e. by Diwali.
India is certainly opening ways for big brands. The inauguration of Maserati showroom also gained huge acclaim in India.
The design, fixtures, furniture and lighting will all be the same, like that in the global Apple stores. Further, it is said that the sales staff would be trained accordingly.
Apple sells its products through supreme grade resellers under the franchise model. Further, they are also available at multi-brand mobile retail chains.
It is said that due to the mandatory local-sourcing norms, Apple could not set up its own stores in India. But, partnering with Croma, the company gets the opportunity to provide superior customer experience without having to jump bureaucratic hoops.
Few months back, many stories related to Apple iPhone plant in India came to the front. The moment it would be established in India, it would definitely be a treat for the India iPhone lovers.
Between October 2014 and September 2015, almost 1.7 million iPhones were sold in India. As 16 October is the ‘the’ day for the release of iPhone 6s and 6s plus in India, it would be exciting to see the sales graph of these new iPhones.
There are a number of rumours these days for iPhone 7, the next handset offered by Apple. What would be its release date, features etc, everything is getting estimated.
On one hand, where iPhone 6s has garnered a lot of appreciation from the masses, on the other hand, it is expected by the market gurus that the new iPhone 7 would be packaged in brand-new chassis and extraordinary features.
The release date of the new iPhone 7 is not yet confirmed. But, some analysts said that it is easy to estimate the release date of the phone by looking at the previous release dates of Apple’s phone.
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Although it is not confirmed, yet the releasing date is expected to around September, 2016, as the iPhone 6s was also released on September 9, 2015.
However, the 6s is still not available to the Indian citizens. Public release of iPhone 6s would in India would be on October 16.
With an expectation of extraordinary features and attributes, it is estimated that the new iPhone 7 would have improved camera present in the 6s, improved 3D Touch and an improved Touch ID 2 sensors.
It can also be said that the iPhone users might not require any security app. But, in modern tech savvy world, everyone must know about some popular antivirus apps for iPhone.
Furthermore, it is expected that not just the market would the new iPhone 7, but also iPhone 7 plus.
As far as the screen size is concerned, it is not confirmed that apple would increase the size or no. just as the Vodafone freebie offers on iPhone are gaining huge acclaim, similarly it is expected that iPhone would also find a place in customer’s heart.