iPhone 12 teardown confirms Snapdragon X55 5G modem; Apple to use Snapdragon X60, X65 and X70 modems in future iPhones

Apple introduced the iPhone 12 series smartphones with 5G support last week. A tear down video from China has confirmed that the phone uses Qualcomm SDX55 5G modem, which is X55 5G that is also used with Snapdragon 865. The iPhone 11 series used Intel XMM7660 4G mode. Continue reading “iPhone 12 teardown confirms Snapdragon X55 5G modem; Apple to use Snapdragon X60, X65 and X70 modems in future iPhones”

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection arrives for Linux, coming to Android and iOS soon

Microsoft announced Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection for enterprise customers back in 2016. Later in 2018 it announced advanced threat protection (ATP) for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, way before the Windows 7 support ended in January 2020. Today, it has announced public preview of Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux. It supports servers running distributed versions of RHEL 7+, CentOS Linux 7+, Ubuntu 16 LTS, or higher LTS, SLES 12+, Debian 9+ and Oracle EL 7. Continue reading “Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection arrives for Linux, coming to Android and iOS soon”

Google Advanced Protection Program now lets you signup just using phone without backup key, adds support for iOS security keys

Last year, Google built-in advanced security keys into Android phones as a part of its Advanced Protection Program. The program consisted of Google’s strongest security protections against the constantly evolving phishing attacks. Now, Google has announced that they are supporting iPhone users with these advanced security keys.

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2020 iPhone models may have larger battery with new battery protection circuits

ITM Semiconductor, a South Korean circuit manufacturer who began supplying battery circuit modules for the iPhone 11 is supposedly going to be supplying newer battery protection circuits for the upcoming iPhone 12. The newer module will likely enable the iPhone 12 to have a larger battery capacity due to the smaller size of the protection circuit.

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Apple said to be working on AR/VR Gaming headset for 2022, AR glasses for 2023

Apple has long been rumoured to be working on AR and VR products. New reports from The Information and Bloomberg suggest that Apple is working on a bunch of products based on an advanced 3D Time of Flight sensor that will first make an appearance in the upcoming iPad and iPhones next year.

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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions

The Apple iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro go on sale today in India just a week after it went on sale in the US and the all new Apple iPhone 11 Pro in Silver just arrived at FoneArena. Here is our unboxing and first impressions.

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Google Calender’s AI-powered meeting room suggestions now rolling for Android and iOS

Google has been revamping things, adding features and much more to its GSuite, in a bid to give users a smooth experience. As we all know, last the company launched automatic room suggestions in Google Calendar on the web. Continue reading “Google Calender’s AI-powered meeting room suggestions now rolling for Android and iOS”

Google Drive Material redesign arrives for iOS and Android to match its look on the web

Google is slowly but steadily revamping all its apps to suit the new Material Theme. In the recent development, the search engine giant is working a new look and feel on Google Drive for iOS and Android, making it easier to communicate and collaborate across files in Drive on mobile devices. Google Drive for the web got the feature back in May last year. Continue reading “Google Drive Material redesign arrives for iOS and Android to match its look on the web”

How to switch between multiple eSIMs on iPhone XS and XS Max with iOS 12.1

When Apple announced support for Dual SIM functionality on the iPhone XS and XS Max, a lot of readers were asking if they would have more than one eSIM on a device. Turns out, you can have save several eSIMs to the iPhone XS and activate any one SIM at anytime. This is such an awesome feature which is only available on the iPhone XS at this point. On a recent trip, I managed to activate several eSIMs on my iPhone XS Max and it worked like a charm. I managed to also try a couple of eSIM based data roaming providers Gigsky and Truphone. Continue reading “How to switch between multiple eSIMs on iPhone XS and XS Max with iOS 12.1”

Diablo Immortal MMO Action-RPG coming to Android and iOS

Blizzard Entertainment has announced Diablo Immortal, a mobile massively multiplayer online action–role-playing game in the Diablo franchise for Android and iOS devices that has been co-developed by Blizzard Entertainment and NetEaseIt. It brings Six iconic and highly customizable Diablo character classes —Barbarian, Crusader, Demon Hunter, Monk, Necromancer, and Wizard—each with new powers and abilities, with more playable classes planned for future updates.

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Apple iPhone Xs Max Unboxing and First Impressions

The 2018 iPhone is here and we got our hands on the bigger beast the iPhone Xs Max for an unboxing. Apple has managed to cram in much more into a device which has the same footprint of last years’s iPhone 8 Plus.  Until recently India launch of iPhones was plagued with delays but this time, the new iPhones are already up for pre-order here and will be available across the country from today, September 28 at 6PM.

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Apple introduces Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, available in India in May

Apple has officially unveiled special edition (Product) Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Special Edition smartphones. The new (Product) Red iPhone 8 marks the latest in Apple’s longstanding 11-year partnership with (Red), which supports HIV/AIDS programs. Continue reading “Apple introduces Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, available in India in May”

Pokemon Go for iOS uses Apple’s ARKit tools to bring advanced AR+ features

Pokemon Go iOS Advanced AR

Niantic, the makers of Pokémon GO today announced an update for iOS devices that brings advanced AR+ support which leverages on Apple’s ARKit framework. This update will only be available for iPhones running on iOS 11 on the iPhone 6s and later devices.  Continue reading “Pokemon Go for iOS uses Apple’s ARKit tools to bring advanced AR+ features”

iPhone X will be available from Airtel Online Store starting November 3

Apple iPhone X screen

Airtel today announced that the iPhone X will go on sale on Airtel’s Online Store starting 6.00 pm, November 3, 2017. It will be available exclusively to Airtel postpaid customers as an unlocked device on a first come first serve and full payment basis, till stocks last, said Airtel. It will also deliver the phone in 21 cities across India free of charge to customers’ doorstep. The company did not introduce any special plans for the iPhone X.

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Apple iPhone X pre-orders begin: Reliance Jio offers 70% buyback, Rs. 10000 cashback and more

Apple iPhone X

Apple started taking pre-orders for the iPhone X in more than 55 countries including India starting today. Reliance Jio has announced 70% buyback on the iPhone X, similar to what it had announced for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Under this offer, customers who pre-book the iPhone X by paying Rs. 1999 and opt for the Rs. 799 or higher Jio tariff plan would be eligible for 70% of the MRP as buyback amount on return of the device after a year. Continue reading “Apple iPhone X pre-orders begin: Reliance Jio offers 70% buyback, Rs. 10000 cashback and more”