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

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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

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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

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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”

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

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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 issues white paper to share details about the Face ID on iPhone X

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Apple has released a white paper explaining the Face ID facial recognition technology on the iPhone X. The paper answers several questions about security and privacy about the Face ID and also explains how the new system works. Continue reading “Apple issues white paper to share details about the Face ID on iPhone X”

Apple iPhone X pre-order demand may cross 40-50M units – KGI

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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities says that iPhone X demand could reach 40-50 million units. He noted that as iPhone X is a major model revamped form factor for the iPhone since the iPhone 6 debuted in 2014. Continue reading “Apple iPhone X pre-order demand may cross 40-50M units — KGI”