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iPhone Factory Violence: Apple puts Taiwanese contract manufacturer on probation over lapses in payment of wages to workers

Apple Inc has placed supplier Wistron Corp on probation, saying on Saturday it would not award the Taiwanese contract manufacturer new business until it addressed the way workers were treated at its southern India plant. Early findings of an Apple audit in the wake of violence at the Wistron plant in India’s Karnataka state showed […]

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Delivery executive steals 14 iPhone 12 Pro Max to live the life of his dreams

A delivery executive in China stole 14 units of iPhone 12 Pro Max. The price of these phones is estimated to be CNY 180,000 or USD$ 27,421. Tang was given the job of delivering iPhone 12 Pro Max from a company called Meituan-Dianping. The iPhone units had to be delivered to an Apple Authorised Reseller. […]

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Apple to pay $113 million to settle claims for slowing down older iPhones

Apple will pay US$ $113 million to settle the allegations that it slowed down older iPhones. Millions of people were affected when the models of iPhone 6 and 7 and SE were slowed down in 2016 in a scandal that was dubbed batterygate. Apple declined allegations but, it has previously said the phones were slowed […]

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Man who sold his KIDNEY to buy iPhone 4 and iPad2 in 2011 is bedridden and needs dialysis to survive

Every time Apple Inc launches a new product, jokes and memes about selling kidney to purchase their products reappear. But now this joke has turned into a reality. A man in China in 2011 got his kidney removed to buy an iPhone 4 and an iPad2. The man named Wang Shangkun was 17 in 2011. […]

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iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Max, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini tipped to launch on October 13

The new Apple iPhone 12 launch date, variants, and storage configurations were revealed by tipster Jon Prosser. The upcoming iPhone models are expected to be launched at an event on October 13. Interestingly, the tipster claims. Prosser confirmed the launch of iPhone 12 mini, claiming that it is the final marketing name. The ‘mini’ moniker first […]

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Apple to launch its online store in India on September 23

Apple Inc to launch its online store in India on September 23, the iPhone maker said on Friday, coinciding with the country’s holiday season that brings some of the biggest sales for retailers every year. Apple sells its products in India through third-party vendors and e-commerce operators such as Amazon.com Inc’s Indian unit and Walmart […]

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Apple rumored to launch four variants of new iPhone 12

It’s time of the year when rumors and speculations of the new iPhone leak. In reports this year’s iPhone 12 is suppose to be the fist 5G iPhone. The new phone is expected to come in four variants. The entry level iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Max/Plus,  iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. This […]

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Foxconn eyes further investment in India as it sees bright outlook there

Taiwan’s Foxconn is planning further investment in India and may announce details in the next few months as the world’s largest contract manufacturer views the outlook there very favourably, its chairman said on Tuesday. Foxconn already makes smartphones in India for Apple Inc and Xiaomi Corp, though in March said it suspended production due to […]

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Apple tells staff to begin work from office from June 15

Apple Inc. told staff at its main Silicon Valley headquarters that the first phase of a plan to return to the office will begin on June 15, but stressed that most employees won’t go back for several months at least. Phase 1 will be “very limited” and workers will only be allowed in the office […]

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Xiaomi CEO caught posting on social media using iPhone

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun briefly posted something on Weibo using an iPhone. The Web was quick to grab this small detail and accuse the executive of not using his own company’s phones and relying on Apple instead. Debates on how the iPhone is still the best device in the market started to float in the […]

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Apple will pay $500 million in settlements for slowing down iPhones

Apple has agreed to pay between $310 million up to $500 million to settle class-action litigation stemming from an iPhone battery dispute that became known as “Batterygate,” court filings show. If the final settlement is approved, owners of affected iPhones that Apple had “throttled” or slowed down will receive $25 for each of the phones […]

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Japan distributes 2,000 free iPhone units to passengers aboard coronavirus hit cruise ship

The Japanese government has reportedly distributed nearly 2,000 free iPhone units to passengers aboard a cruise ship that was hit by a coronavirus infection outbreak and has been quarantined since then. The iPhone handsets were distributed to passengers and crew of the cruise ship named Diamond Princess, which is currently a quarantine zone for roughly […]