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Apple to launch first online store in India next week

Apple to launch first online store in India next week

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Apple says it will launch its first online store in India next week, as it seeks to increase sales in one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone marketsByThe Associated PressSeptember 18, 2020, 10:30 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW DELHI -- Apple announced Friday that it will launch its first online store in India next week, as it seeks to increase sales in one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone markets.The company at present uses third-party online and offline retailers to sell its products in the country.Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a tweet that the company "can’t wait to connect with our customers and expand support in India.”The Sept. 23 launch comes ahead of India's major Hindu festival season beginning next month.With a nearly 1.4 billion
Apple Fitness+ subscription service unveiled alongside Series 6 Watch

Apple Fitness+ subscription service unveiled alongside Series 6 Watch

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Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

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Apple has launched a range of new products in its September event, but - for the first time in years - it has not released a new iPhone.Three new Apple Watches were shown off, as was the updated version of watchOS. The marquee new feature is a pulse oximeter which allows the wearable to detect blood oxygen levels by using red and infrared light to measure the colour of wearers' blood.This will be used with researchers in three studies focusing on respiratory diseases, including asthma and COVID-19. Image: Apple Watch and iPad took the centre stage, with no iPhone announcement The Apple Watch 6 will be available for £379 from 18 September, while the high-end version with GPS and cellular capabilities costs £479.
Apple Fortnite players left behind in new update

Apple Fortnite players left behind in new update

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Apple can block Epic’s Fortnite but not Unreal Engine

Apple can block Epic’s Fortnite but not Unreal Engine

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A US judge has ruled that, for now, Apple can continue to block the video game Fortnite from its App Store.However the tech giant cannot terminate Epic Games' developer accounts or compromise its graphics tool Unreal Engine, which is used by many third-party game creators.This is until a full hearing can take place on 28 September.Apple pulled Fortnite from the App Store after Epic deliberately broke its rules in protest at Apple's policies.Epic said Apple had also threatened to take away its access to developer tools.In her ruling, as reported by The Verge, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers wrote that Epic had not demonstrated that Apple's actions so far had caused the "irreparable harm" it claimed in its legal papers.However, she also wrote that Apple had "c...