Author Archives: Anu Joy

T-Mobile Denied Trade-In Against iPhone 13 Purchase? Contact Support

T-Mobile Denied Trade-In Against iPhone 13 Purchase? Contact Support

Just this month, Bloomberg correspondent Mark Gurman reported that Apple Watch’s $100 rebate program was not being honored by carriers. Now, he has highlighted that T-Mobile trade-ins against iPhone 13 purchases are also being denied.

Apple Announces Winners of Its Third Annual Music Awards

Apple Announces Winners of Its Third Annual Music Awards

Apple announced the winners of its third annual Apple Music Awards this Tuesday, with The Weeknd winning the top honor of Global Artist of the Year.

Apple May Announce its AR Headset in 2022, but it Could Only Launch in 2023

Apple May Announce its AR Headset in 2022, but it Could Only Launch in 2023

There have been a lot of rumors and buzz around Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headsets. Mark Gurman, in his Power On newsletter for Bloomberg, says that Apple could officially announce its headset in 2022 but may ship it late next year or even in 2023.

Apple Became the Largest Smartphone Brand in China in October Again After Six Years

Apple Became the Largest Smartphone Brand in China in October Again After Six Years

Apple managed to beat Chinese smartphone makers and became the number one smartphone OEM in China in October 2021, according to market research firm Counterpoint. This was thanks to a strong showing from the iPhone 13 series that helped drive sales up 46 percent month-on-month in October.

Italy’s Antitrust Watchdog Fines Apple $11 Million for Aggressive Commercial Use of Customer Data

Italy’s Antitrust Watchdog Fines Apple $11 Million for Aggressive Commercial Use of Customer Data

Italy’s antitrust regulator slapped a fine of $11 million (10 million euros) each on Apple and Google for alleged “aggressive practices” involving the commercial use of user data.

Russia Wants Apple to Open Local Offices in the Country By End of 2021

Russia Wants Apple to Open Local Offices in the Country By End of 2021

Russia has demanded Apple and 12 other foreign tech companies to open offices in the country. The state communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, said firms that violate the legislation could face advertising, data collection and money transfer restrictions, or outright bans.

Apple Temporarily Stops Sales in Turkey Due to Economic Crisis [Updated]

Apple Temporarily Stops Sales in Turkey Due to Economic Crisis [Updated]

Apple temporarily halted online sales of its devices in Turkey amid the country’s worsening financial crisis. However, it isn’t clear if Apple stores in the country are still operational.

Apple Reportedly Teaming Up with Third-Party for Self Service Repair Program

Apple Reportedly Teaming Up with Third-Party for Self Service Repair Program

Last week, Apple announced the Self Service Repair program which will make Apple parts, tools, and manuals available to customers. This would, in turn, help individuals complete their own repairs. Initially, the program will be available to customers in the US starting early 2022 and then expand to other countries. Now, an internal memo procured by MacRumors suggests that the iPhone maker will team up with an undisclosed third-party to operate the repair parts store.

Qualcomm’s Exclusivity Deal with Microsoft Could be the Reason Why There’s No Windows for Apple Silicon Macs

Qualcomm’s Exclusivity Deal with Microsoft Could be the Reason Why There’s No Windows for Apple Silicon Macs

According to a report by XDA Developers, Qualcomm and Microsoft might have an exclusivity deal that restricts Windows to Qualcomm ARM chips. However, that is set to expire soon. This could also be the reason why the new Apple Silicon-powered Macs do not officially support Windows. That could change in the future.

Spotify Ditches Default Shuffle Option from Album Pages Following Adele’s Request

Spotify Ditches Default Shuffle Option from Album Pages Following Adele’s Request

Spotify has stopped shuffling albums by default after Adele’s request to remove the offending ‘shuffle’ button off all album pages. Now you will be able to play the songs in order when you hit the “play” button.