The iPhone 6 could be your mobile wallet as Apple closes key partnerships

By about 4 hours ago.

The iPhone 6 could be your mobile wallet as Apple closes key partnerships

Come September 9 and Apple could finally kickstart a key smartphone trend that others have tried to crack for a few years now. Apple is finally turning the iPhone into a mobile wallet with which users will be able to pay for things at stores and elsewhere instead of swiping their credit cards. More →
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Hollywood actress finds out photos remain on iCloud after deleting from phone after nude photos leaked

By about 7 hours ago.

Hollywood actress finds out photos remain on iCloud after deleting from phone after nude photos leaked

It looks more likely that iCloud accounts of multiple Hollywood actresses were hacked after their photos, including some in the nude, were leaked on the Internet. After Jennifer Lawrence confirmed that the photos were indeed hers via her spokesperson, another affected actress Mary E Winstead confirmed that the photos were hers. However, she claims that she had deleted those photos from her phone long ago. More →
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Apple iWatch won’t ship until next year: Report

By on August 29, 2014 at 10:13 PM.

Apple iWatch won’t ship until next year: Report

If you were waiting for Apple's iWatch, you might have to wait for a bit longer. After reports about Apple unveiling the iWatch at its September 9 event, a new report suggests that Apple won't launch the iWatch till later next year. More →
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Apple sends invitation for iPhone 6 launch on September 9

By on August 28, 2014 at 9:46 PM.

Apple sends invitation for iPhone 6 launch on September 9

As expected, Apple has sent out invites for an event on September 9. The invite doesn't have any cryptic clues this time around and just has Apple's logo with the date on top of it and "wish we could say more." However, it doesn't take a genius to know what this is all about. More →
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Nokia’s HERE maps is likely to announce turn-by-turn navigation for Samsung’s Tizen-based smartwatches

By on August 28, 2014 at 6:04 PM.

Nokia’s HERE maps is likely to announce turn-by-turn navigation for Samsung’s Tizen-based smartwatches

Samsung’s Tizen-powered smartwatches are likely to get HERE Maps support along with turn-by-turn navigation. The folks at HERE tweeted an image saying “HERE for Gear”, with the caption reading, “Tune in for more news tomorrow at 10am London time (02:30 IST).” More →
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Apple begins iPhone 5 battery replacement program

By on August 23, 2014 at 3:57 PM.

Apple begins iPhone 5 battery replacement program

Apple has initiated a battery replacement program for a limited number of iPhone 5 units. According to the company, " a very small percentage of iPhone 5 devices may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently." The affected iPhone 5 units were manufactured between September 2012 and January 2013 and fall within a limited serial number range. More →
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RBI makes it compulsory for Uber to follow two-step authentication for payments in India

By , on August 23, 2014 at 12:59 PM.

RBI makes it compulsory for Uber to follow two-step authentication for payments in India

The Reserve Bank of India has made it mandatory for companies to follow the two-step authentication for payments when the credit card is not presented physically. While the mandate doesn’t mention any company per se, premium cab service Uber will be one of the affected companies. More →
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Exclusives

WhatsApp crosses 60 million monthly active users in India, now adding 3 million active users a month

By on August 22, 2014 at 9:09 AM.

WhatsApp crosses 60 million monthly active users in India, now adding 3 million active users a month

Mobile-only messaging service, WhatsApp has crossed 60 million monthly active users in India, WhatsApp's Neeraj Arora told BGR India in an exclusive chat. Earlier in May, the service had 50 million monthly active users in India, which means it has added 10 million users in slightly over three months or at a rate of approximately 3 million new monthly active users a month. "India is one of the fastest growing markets," Arora said. More →
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Xiaomi Redmi 1S, priced at Rs 6,999, pre-registration could go live in India tomorrow

By on August 21, 2014 at 10:58 PM.

Xiaomi Redmi 1S, priced at Rs 6,999, pre-registration could go live in India tomorrow

After a long wait, Xiaomi could begin pre-registration for its most affordable smartphone, the Redmi 1S, tomorrow. Xiaomi India has posted a teaser on its Facebook page, asking readers to come back to the page tomorrow. If indeed the pre-registration goes live tomorrow, the first Redmi 1S flash sale could happen a week later on August 29. This was first spotted by The Techolic. The timing would be consistent with Xiaomi's earlier announcement about launching the Redmi 1S towards the end of August. UPDATE: Turns out we will have to wait a bit longer, after all. More →
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