Apple kicked off pre-orders of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in India last week, and both phones are set to go on sale from 6 p.m. today, September 29. Here's what you need to know about pricing, availability, and launch-day offers.
The Indian government has announced that instead of providing concessions to a single company — Apple — it would retool its strategy on local electronics manufacturing to level the playing field for all manufacturers.
Apple is increasingly looking to the Indian market for driving growth in the coming years. The company is now asking the government to ease up on labeling laws for packaging and provide financial incentives to set up local production.
It looks like the iPhone 7 will be unveiled in the first week of September. Noted leaker Evan Blass posted on Twitter that the upcoming iPhone will go up for pre-order from September 9, with an earlier tweet stating that the phone will release on September 12.
During Apple's Q3 earnings call, CEO Tim Cook shared details on the growth of Apple Pay. The contactless payments service has tens of millions of users across the globe, witnessing a 450% growth in monthly active users from the same period in 2015.
Canada's Global News commissioned an Ipsos poll to find out just how pervasive Pokémon Go has become since its debut earlier this month, and as you'd expect, three out of ten players agreed that it was “taking over their lives.”
Amazon has finally launched its Prime service in India. The service offers free (and unlimited) one-day and two-day delivery options across 100 cities in India, with no minimum order amount for delivery.
Yahoo has agreed to sell its core business to Verizon for $4.83 billion, signaling an end to one of the internet's most pioneering companies. Under the deal, Verizon will acquire Yahoo's search, mail and instant messaging services, along with its ad platform and a few real estate holdings.
Ford announced earlier this year that it would bring Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to all of its 2017 models equipped with the Sync 3 infotainment system. The company has now confirmed that it will integrate Sync 3 in all 2017 cars, SUVs, light trucks and electrified vehicles.
At Comic-Con, CEO of Niantic John Hanke talked about the initial rollout of Pokémon Go and new features that will be making their debut in the coming years, including the addition of new pokémon and a trading feature that will allow players to trade pokémon
Pokémon Go has made its debut in Japan, and the game is seeing its first commercial tie-in. Over 3,000 McDonald's outlets spread across the country have been turned into gyms, allowing players to battle and take control of the locations for their teams.
The latest developer build (40.0.2296.0) of Opera's desktop browser is here, bringing a native RSS reader as well as support for Google Cast. If you use a Chromecast, you can now install the Google Cast extension from the store and throw content to the device directly from the browser.
Nintendo's shares soared another 14.4% on Tuesday, with its market cap more than doubling to $42.5 billion (4.5 trillion yen) since the launch of Pokémon Go on July 6. To put the numbers into perspective, Nintendo is now worth more than Sony, which has a market value of $40 billion.