To upgrade or not: How a $1,000 iPhone could cost you $17,000 in savings

Let’s talk about buying an iPhone for $1,000. Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, once compared this eye-popping price tag to buying a cup of coffee a day over a year. No big deal, right? But financial advisers see this differently. By some estimates, an investment of $1,000 in a retirement account today would balloon …

Apple iPhone 14 wishlist: Things that the company needs to work on

The tech world is changing so fast that if a company misses out on one of the critical updates, it is trashed on blogs, vlogs, and print. The disappointment of the reviewers takes a different manifestation. For most smartphone makers, an underperforming device means the end of the road for it until next year. …

Apple’s $19 screen-cleaning cloth sets high bar for brand extras

Apple Inc.’s biggest debut on Monday was undoubtedly its MacBook Pro overhaul, but the company also unveiled a polishing cloth with its signature logo debossed in one corner. Price tag? $19. The accessory, listed as compatible with iPhones as far back as the iPhone 6 and Macs dating back to 2012, …

Apple to sell fewer iPhones as chip crisis bites, says JPMorgan

JPMorgan on Tuesday became the second brokerage in two weeks to cut its forecast for Apple Inc’s iPhone sales for the crucial holiday quarter as the global chip shortage and factory closures in Asia finally catch up to the technology giant. The brokerage trimmed its iPhone revenue estimate to $63 billion …

Apple unveils two new MacBooks, AirPods and a $5 music streaming service

Apple Inc on Monday launched two new MacBook Pro models powered by new in-house Apple Silicon chips as well as a new generation of its AirPods wireless earbuds and a $5-per-month music subscription service. The new MacBook Pro laptops with 14-inch and 16-inch displays are powered by the new chips. The …

Apple Unleashed event on Oct 18: When, where to watch livestream in India

Apple is hosting an online event named ‘Unleashed’ on Monday, October 18 from the Steve Jobs Theater at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, America. At the Apple Unleashed event, the American technology giant is expected to announce the successor of its ARM architecture-based M1 chip. Touted by technology enthusiasts to be called …

Apple iPad Mini 6 review: Not extravagant but practical for its size, price

The iPad Mini has been through five cycles of generational refreshes, yet its design has not been as radically improved as it has in the recently launched sixth-generation upgrade. Called the iPad Mini 6 or iPad Mini 2021 by technology enthusiasts, the new iPad Mini looks modern and in line with Apple’s most …

Apple privacy tweaks create windfall for its own advert biz: Report

Apple’s market share more than tripled in the six months after it introduced privacy changes on iPhones that blocked competitors, including Facebook, from targeting ads to consumers, according to a Financial Times report. The in-house business, called Search Ads, offers sponsored slots in the App Store that appear at the top of search …

Biggest tech companies face US Bills on liability and competition

The biggest US tech companies would face new constraints under two Bills announced on Thursday after a month of revelations from a Facebook whistle-blower sparked fresh calls to rein in an industry that has largely escaped regulation so far. A measure from Energy and Commerce Chair Frank Pallone and other leading House Democrats …