Over the last few years Samsung’s Galaxy line of products have become viable competitors to Apple’s iPhone. The Galaxy S III became the bestselling Android smartphone of all time, but the iPhone 5 swooped and still managed to come out on top. But Apple recognizes the threat the new Galaxy S 4 poses especially with Samsung’s marketing blitzkrieg but also because Apple will not be refreshing its iPhone anytime soon. (more…)Google+
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The moment Apple announced iCloud and its iTunes Match service last year, it was a given that it would end up venturing in a music streaming service of its own. The service, which has been dubbed iRadio by journalists, is now reportedly delayed, as licensing negotiations with big music labels have not gone according to plan reports the New York Times. (more…)Google+
- Broadcom announces first 5G Wi-Fi combo chips for low-end smartphones, tablets, and PCs
- Microsoft announces Sculpt comfort and Sculpt mobile mice with dedicated Windows key
- Amazon confirms India not in the list of 170 countries to get Kindle Fire HD
- New Kinect camera coming to Windows 8 in 2014
- Sony Xperia Z tablet goes up for pre-order online for Rs 44,990
Apple has fired Richard Williamson who oversaw the iOS 6 Maps team in the wake of the iPhone 5 mapping fiasco if a report by Bloomberg is to be believed. According to the report Apple’s Senior VP Eddy Cue who took charge of the Maps and Siri teams last month after the firing of Scott Forstall pushed out Williamson. (more…)Google+
As Apple prepares to launch the iPhone 5 in India later today, Airtel has announced postpaid plans for Apple’s latest and greatest smartphone. With its new plans Airtel is basically offering iPhone 5 users a 50 percent discount on their monthly usage. Airtel has announced four plans. (more…)Google+
As expected, Airtel has started taking pre-orders for the iPhone 5 for Rs 45,500. Currently, Airtel is only taking pre-orders for the black model with 16GB of storage and it is yet to list any other iPhone 5 variant. (more…)Google+
Many of our readers have been pinging us with the iPhone 5 pricing and we have been hearing the same prices from our sources too. But we had been waiting for some sort of official confirmation about the same before reporting it. And now we seem to have it, courtesy Redington, one of Apple’s two distribution partners in India. As expected, the iPhone 5 will start from Rs 45,500 for the 16GB version, Rs 52,500 for 32GB and Rs 59,500 for 64GB.Apple’s other distribution partner today announced that th...
Apple’s partners have announced today that the iPhone 5 will be available in India on November 2 just like BGR India exclusively reported earlier this week. However, the pricing has not been confirmed, but is expected to start from slightly over Rs 45,000. Today Apple also introduced app pricing in Indian Rupees in its App Store. Earlier this month Apple slashed prices of the iPhone 4S to Rs 38,500 and the iPhone 4 to Rs 26,500 in preparation for the iPhone 5 launch.According to a statement issued by In...
Over the last few weeks we at BGR India have exclusive reported about the iPhone 5 launch and the availability of nano-SIMs. Today, Telecom Talk is reporting that Vodafone, Airtel and MTNL will have nano-SIMs available in Mumbai ahead of the iPhone 5 launch, which we believe will happen on October 26. (more…)Google+
The iPhone 5 is launching in India in the coming weeks and we are told all major carriers are busy testing Nano SIMs on the phone to ensure everything runs smoothly at the time of launch. BGR India had earlier exclusively reported that carriers were placing orders for Nano SIMs and today one of our readers has sent us photographs of a sample Nano SIM card that Airtel might use. (more…)Google+
This is the news you all had been waiting for and you read it first on BGR India! Multiple sources have confirmed to us that Apple is preparing to launch the iPhone 5 in India on the last Friday of this month, which happens to be October 26. As we had exclusively reported earlier, Apple will be distributing the iPhone 5 in India on its own rather than relying on its carrier partners. (more…)Google+
One of the biggest problems at the moment with using the iPhone 5 in India is the non-availability of Nano-SIMs. BGR India had exclusively reported earlier that major Indian carriers had already placed orders for Nano-SIMs but they would be widely available only when the iPhone 5 is officially launched in India. Of course, you can cut a regular SIM into a Nano-SIM manually but it is a hit or miss affair. Our friend, Maninder Pal Singh, has good news for us as he has managed to snap a Nano-SIM cutter from Shen...
While Apple has already unveiled the iPhone 5 and its new iPod range, the one product that remains and is rumored is the iPad mini. Today, Fortune is reporting that it has heard from some un-named people who invest in Apple that the company will send out invites for the event on October 10. (more…)Google+