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Huawei will charge Samsung and Apple for every smartphone sold using its 5G patents

Huawei is widely known as one of the world's largest brands selling smartphones and other consumer electronics. Comparatively, fewer people know of Huawei as China's richest technology company and the world's largest manufacturer of telecom equipment. While the US trade ban has suppressed Huawei's presence in the smartphone market, its leading research and innovation in...

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch with mini-LED display could ship in Q2 2021

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is rumored to get an update this year and feature a new mini-LED display. It was expected that Apple would launch the new Pro model alongside more products at an event this month. However, a new piece of information suggests otherwise. It is now being said that this new mini-LED-equipped iPad...

Apple could soon deliver iOS security updates independent from other updates

After releasing a major platform update every year, like Android 12, Google usually follows up by launching new security patches every month. Apple could be considering introducing something on the same lines for iOS. The fourth iOS 14.5 beta update includes some changes hidden in the internal codes that suggest that Apple is considering delivering...

Apple MacBook Pro 13 with Intel’s 8th-Gen Core i5 is selling at its lowest price in India yet

Apple had announced its plans to completely move away from Intel during the launch of the M1 ARM chipset last year. The company now offers the MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air, and the Mac mini, all running on Apple’s own in-house chipset, which has been proven to be faster than the Intel counterparts. At the...

Apple AirPods 3 could launch on March 23 with new design and case

Apple is expected to host an event on March 23 where it is speculated that the company will introduce new iPads and possibly new Mac products. We could also see a possible update for the AirPods 2 that launched back in March 2019. Numerous leaks doing rounds of the internet suggest that we could see...

Here are the best Thunderbolt 3 laptops in March 2021: Dell XPS 15, Apple MacBook Air and More

Data transfer speeds have grown exponentially in the past few years, be it mobile networks or your local storage media. Similarly, the good old USB has also become quite reliable when it comes to transferring large amounts of data over a wide bandwidth. Intel had announced Thunderbolt 4 last year and we are expecting new...

Adobe Photoshop and Visual Studio are now natively supported by Apple Silicon

Apple’s transition from Intel to its own ARM chipset for Mac products is going smoother than expected. Adobe has now released Photoshop for Apple's M1-based Macs adding an important piece of software for creative professionals; while Visual Studio has also begun supporting the new silicon. Adobe says that the newly made Photoshop software for the M1...

Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon 8cx chip could rival Apple’s M1 Silicon

With Apple going strong with its in-house ARM-based chipset for its Mac products, it seems that Qualcomm will finally pull up its socks. The chipset maker is reportedly working on a new platform for Windows notebooks and 2-in-1 devices, a successor to the second-generation Snapdragon 8cx. Qualcomm’s chipsets for Windows haven’t really matched up against Intel,...

Apple could soon start manufacturing the iPhone 12 in India

Apple will soon start manufacturing the iPhone 12 in India for domestic and export purposes, at the Foxconn facility in Tamil Nadu. Unconfirmed sources suggest that the company is planning to move about 7-10% of its production to India in a move to reduce its dependency on China as a manufacturing hub. The iPhone 12 series...

Apple discontinues iMac Pro; base variant to be available till supplies last

Just days after we learned that a new iMac model is currently in the works, Apple has reportedly discontinued the current generation iMac Pro. You can no longer opt for the made-to-order option for the model on the Apple Store, and while you may be able to get other configurations from certain third-party resellers, the...

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs Apple iPhone 12 Mini: Which small phone is for you?

Over the past few weeks, we've been testing Samsung's brand new Galaxy S21 series against Apple's iPhone 12 series, beginning with the middle one and then the biggest one. Now it's time for the smallest ones to shine. If you dislike the trend of phones getting bigger and bigger, then the iPhone 12 Mini and...

[Update: Nope] iOS 14.5 will let you change Siri’s default music app to Spotify or others

Apple released iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 betas last week featuring several new features. The beta releases introduced support for a new "Unlock with Apple Watch" feature, dual-SIM 5G for the iPhone 12 lineup, support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S controllers, and more. While we highlighted most of the new features in our...