Apple’s App Store appeals process would make ‘Kafka blush,’ entrepreneur tells Congress

Technology executives said that Apple’s App Store platform has too much power in a congressional hearing in Boulder, Colorado on Friday. The hearing, held by the House Antitrust Subcommittee, is another signal that Washington lawmakers are increasingly scrutinizing big technology companies over power that might not always harm consumers, but can hurt smaller businesses. The … Read more

Certified refurbished iPhone X on sale through online Apple Store from $769

Appearing through the company’s refurbished section of the online Apple Store, the iPhone X is being offered as an unlocked device, having passed through Apple’s process. Models are offered packed in a brand new white box, a new battery and outer shell, and a one-year warranty, the same as a brand new iPhone. According to the store’s … Read more

Facebook to Pull Onavo Protect VPN App From Apple’s App Store Over Data Worry

Facebook will pull Onavo Protect virtual private network application from the App Store after getting word that it violates Apple’s data collection rules, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The free application creates an encrypted VPN connection that routes internet activity through computer servers managed and secured by Facebook. The app also alerts users when sites they visit might be malicious. … Read more

Pixel, Pixel XL Are No Longer Available on Google Store

Pixel and Pixel XL are now no longer available for purchase through Google Store. Both smartphones were launched back in October 2016 and debuted as the first offering under Google’s Pixel hardware line, succeeding the Nexus range of smartphones. Despite their unavailability from Google Store, the dated Pixel handsets are still on sale at various online stores, including Amazon and Best Buy in the US … Read more

Apple Updates App Store Rules, Google Assistant Comes to Older Phones

Apple and Google are two of the biggest names in tech. And as such, they provide a lot of tools and platforms that are useful to businesses. However, some of those tools haven’t always been accessible to all small businesses. Apple’s App Store has recently added some rules that excluded many small businesses. And the … Read more

Apple Revises App Store Review Guidelines, Bans Misleading Apps Such as iOS Virus Scanners

Just after the launch of the three new iPhone models, Apple has now updated its App Store Review Guidelines for September weighing down on misleading apps. The company has now explicitly stated that it will ban apps that offer fake services at a premium, like many virus scanning apps that have thronged the App Store, which don’t really … Read more

OnePlus 5 8GB RAM Slate Gray Variant Now Available in India, via Amazon and OnePlus Store

OnePlus 5 was launched back in June in two variants – 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, and the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variants. The former was only made available in the Slate Gray colour variant, while the latter was only made available in Midnight Black back then. Then, the Soft Gold variant was launched earlier this month, with the announcement … Read more

HTC Has an ‘Unexpected Surprise’ in Store for Monday; HTC One X10 Expected

  Taiwanese handset maker HTC has teased an announcement for Monday, where the company is expected to unveil a new smartphone. HTC Taiwan’s Facebook page has teased the announcement with an image that includes tagline saying, “Spring is coming”, and has the date mentioned. The Facebook post also has a tagline that says, “HTC will … Read more

Researchers create wild ReRAM memory chips that store data and act like a processor

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor. The breakthrough uses state-of-the-art memory chips known as Redox-based, resistive switching random access memory (ReRAM) and could lead to much faster and thinner mobile devices. Today’s computers must transfer … Read more