Apple iPhones purchased abroad will now get warranty support in India

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Apple products are well known for the warranty support which comes along with the purchase of the product be it an iPhone, Mac, iPad or iPad. Apple will now honour the warranty for unlocked iPhones even if they have been purchased outside India. This means if you bought your iPhone in the US or any international location and something went wrong, you can approach a authorized service center and get it serviced like it was purchased in India. FoneArena can confirm that warranty for iPhones purchased abroad will be honoured in India. This is big win for consumers as service centers usually turn away consumers for out of country purchases.

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WhatsApp adds Live Location Sharing for Android and iOS


WhatsApp is rolling out a new live location sharing feature on both Android and iOS today. You could choose to share your real-time location for 15 minutes, 1 hour or 8 hours with your loved ones in chat message with a single person or a group. I always dislike giving directions to people over phone and have always relied on WhatsApp location sharing feature to keep it simple. This new update makes location sharing even more seamless.

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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Review – The best tablet money can buy

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The iPad was not the first tablet to be launched in the market. Several players had tried and failed in the tablet category. The iPad managed to become so popular and became a golden standard for the tablet market. 2017 marks the 7th anniversary of the iPad and over time interest in tablets has declined and the excitement around the iPad has reduced.

7 years later, Apple has managed to get consumers excited again with the introduction of the new iPad Pro devices and iOS 11 which gives a fresh lease of life for even older iPads models. Apple introduced the iPad Pro 10.5 at WWDC in June and this device replaced the iPad Pro 9.7. Here is my review of the iPad Pro 10.5 after using it for the past few weeks.

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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Unboxing

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Apple unveiled the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and new 12.9-inch iPad Pro at the WWDC 2017 last month. We already brought you the hands-on impressions of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro from the event, here we have the unboxing of the India retail unit that went on sale in the country starting today, starting at Rs. 50,800 for the base 64GB WiFi version and goes up to Rs. 84,500 for the top-end 512GB WiFi + Cellular version that we have unboxed here. Continue reading “Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Unboxing”

Jio Customer Database of over 120 million users leaked, could be biggest data breach in India


In an interesting development , Jio customer data has been leaked on an independent website named magicapk. Several sensitive details including first name, last name ,mobile number, email-id,circle, SIM Activation Date and even Aadhaar Number have been exposed.  To my disbelief I found my own details in the database and also couple of my colleagues are affected too.

: 10:39PM IST with quote from Jio spokesperson.

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Apple WWDC 2017 Live Blog

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We are live from Apple’s biggest annual event – WWDC for the 2017 edition of World Wide Developer Conference from San Jose , California. Follow the live blog below for second by second updates as Apple makes announcements at the event.  Apple CEO Tim Cook is going to kick off the keynote in just over 2 hours from now(10AM PDT). We will start coverage from about 9AM local time or about 9:30PM India time.

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