In what appears to be a total cut off for the country, Apple has blocked access to its App Store for users in Iran, the media reported.
The Cupertino-headquartered giant does not sell its products or operate its App Store in Iran and now it has blocked all the traffic coming from the country and also from accessing its App Store in any capacity.
“Users were not able to connect to the Apple App Store to install or update applications. When visiting the App Store, they were instead greeted with the message ‘the App Store is unavailable in the country or region you’re in’,” tech website Bleeping Computer reported on Friday.
According to Meysam Firouzi, an Iranian security researcher, he Continue reading
Prices of top iPhone models have gone up by an average of 3.5%, except for iPhone SE which Apple Inc. assembles in India, after the Centre raised import duty on mobile phones by five percentage points on Friday.
When contacted, the company confirmed the change in prices, which are reflected on its website as well.
While the starting price of an iPhone 6 is up by ₹1,280 to ₹30,780, the most expensive iPhone X is dearer by ₹3,720 and will cost over ₹1.05 lakh. The cheapest iPhone 8 will now cost ₹66,120 instead of ₹64,000.
In an attempt to boost local manufacturing and employment, the government on Friday raised customs duty on various electronic products including mobile phones, microwave ovens and Continue reading
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