IPhone | The Apple Daily - Part 6

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Apple Delaying iOS 5.0.2 Update Citing Memory Leakage Issues

Apple was supposed to release the next iOS 5 update that is the iOS 5.0.2 to fix the much talked about battery drainage issues that the iPhone 4S users have been facing for quite a while now.

But now according to a German site Macerkopf.de, Apple is delaying the iOS 5.0.2 update citing memory leaks in the code for the particular version and would eventually require more time for testing before the update gets released.

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Aircel Unveils Tariff Plans For iPhone 4S in India

With the launch of iPhone 4S scheduled on 25th November and with pre-ordering already started, Aircel has done its bit to gather more customers by introducing attractive tariff plans. The tariff plans as you can see below depict different rates as per different variants of the iPhone 4S(16GB,32GB,64GB). The 16 GB version of iPhone 4S is priced at Rs. 44,500 which is the costliest as compared to the costs in other countries. Aircel alongwith Airtel are the only ones as of now who have pioneered the sale of iPhone 4S in India.

With the success that iPhone 4S received in Europe and America,there is no doubt that it will follow suite in India too. with the increasing popularity of smartphones more and more consumers are getting attracted to buying one of their own iPhone 4S which is considered to be a status symbol now-a-days. Also, the die hard fans of the Apple product would also like to get their hands on the new kid on the block. And with the introduction of  Siri the proposal becomes all but tempting to replace the old iPhone versions with the new one.

Check out the Tariff Plans for the iPhone 4S with 50% money back:

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Nimbuzz Debuts its Online Retail Market in India with Aircel’s iPhone 4S Pre-Orders

Recently, Mobile IM app maker, Nimbuzz, entered online retail market with the launch of its new site, of cellphones via its new site Ncarry.

nCarry.com is the result of more than four years of partnerships with the top operators and handset manufacturers of India. nCarry.com is a fast growing e-Commerce destination in India, which caters to handset sales in India.

NCarry is jointly owned by Naspers/MIH (who also have investments in Tencent, Mail.ru, Gadu Gadu, Tradus, ibibo etc) and Capital Mangrove (who have also invested in Skype).

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iPhone 4S Vs Galaxy Nexus

The very first of its kind, Ice Cream Sandwich handset, the Galaxy Nexus, was unleashed this week in UK and AnandTech has benchmarked Galaxy Nexus vs. the iPhone 4S.  The Galaxy Nexus processor/GPU isn’t what was expected of it but, the new package inside packs a punch beating iOS marginally in browser spped test as shown below. However, Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPad 2 breeze pass the Galaxy Nexus in GPU loading — which is limited by its slower SGX 540, which is very crucial for gaming purposes.The iPhone 4S makes use of the A5 processor, which makes use of the dual-core SGX 543MP2 GPU from Imagination Technologies.

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iPhone 4S : AT&T vs Sprint vs Verizon Performance Comparison

iPhone 4S is available for multiple carriers worldwide,while in the United States the top 3 Carriers for the iPhone 4S are AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. So the question arises who’s the best amongst them?

Recently Metrico Wireless tested the iPhone 4S on the 3 top carriers to shed some light on which is the best when it comes to Data Rates and most importantly which one is a reliable one when it comes to call dropping issues.

According to their recent study in which they tested all the 3 networks for more than 21,000 web-page downloads, 8,000 download/upload tests and 6,000 voice calls on real and simulated networks.

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Thicker iPad 3, All Metal 4-Inch iPhone 5 Coming This Summer [Rumor]

Rumor Mills have started a new rumor about possible changes in next year’s Apple product lineup. iLounge reports that one of their trusted source has spoken of three things which will be on display next summer. The first on the agenda being, iPad 3 will be slightly thicker than the iPad 2, secondly, The iPhone 5 to be released as a 4-inch device, and finally, a new look MacBook Pro line will be launched.

Firstly, we shall discuss the iPad 3 being slightly thicker than iPad 2 scenario:

iPad 3 is rumored to be 0.77mm or about 8% thicker than iPad 2. This is required to install the twin light bar system needed to illuminate a 9.7-inch Retina Display. Makes sense to us, as does iLounge’s claim that the iPad 3 would be released in March but shown off for the first time in January which would give developers ample amount of time to update their iPadapps to the new Retina Display.

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After Battery Trouble, iPhone 4S Runs Into Sound Quality Issues

Its been out-and-out chaos for Apple since the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 4S but the nightmare seems to continue for Apple.

Up until now the battery drain issues were giving headache to Apple now there is another issue that seems to have crept in. Some users are also complaining of a persistent and annoying echo. Since the release of the new iPhone, a large number of users have reported sound quality issues when using an Apple iPhone headset.

Owners have also said the problem occurs while using the speakerphone, and it seems to have persisted for many after last week’s iOS 5.0.1 update, according to discussion on the Apple forums.

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iPhone 4S Costliest in India, Starts at an Insane ₹44,500 ($866) for the 16Gig


It’s 18th November, what it was supposed to be the iPhone 4S pre orders day for potential Aircel India iPhone 4S buyers.

Though the site has still not listed any details for the pre orders of the phone or any pricing details for any version of the iPhone 4S, the price details have already been leaked courtesy the carrier stores in the country.

 

 

According to the staff at Airtel Gallery in Mumbai, the prices of the upcoming iPhone 4S are as follows:
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