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I just observed that the Apple iPhone XR is the same price in India as in the USA. The reason may be that this model alone is Assembled in India under the “Make in India” initiative. It cost Rs.43,000 (USD 650) in the USA, adding the state sales taxes will make it the same as in India (Rs.50,000). Refer the article – Finnish firm Salcomp, a key supplier of chargers for Apple, is investing in it’s Chennai manufacturing facility (the defunct Nokia plant). Compare this with iPhone 11 and all other higher models including iPhone 11 Pro or iMac computers…

Dust cover for electronic devices

Do you cover the electronic devices to protect them from dust? I grew up in an India where offices preferred to cover everything they can. In the 1980s when Typewriters used to rule every office, you will be hard-pressed to…

HP Chromebook x2

Earlier I had written about how unsuccessful I was trying to load Chrome OS on a PC, still, Chromebook is an idea that continues to intrigue me – the first one I had tried in 2015 and it was a…

I am not a fanboy of Apple, yet I like my iPad Pro 2018, it is the best tablet out there – perfect form factor, good battery life, clear audio, the widest range of accessories, the largest selection of fine apps across the three major platforms (iOS, Android & Windows). It is not without its faults. I realised there are two useless (for me) features in #iPadOS and #iPad: 1) The multi-windows support and the gestures needed to get it working (I have 25+ years of experience working with GUI, an experienced programmer, yet I needed to watch 3 YouTube videos to learn…

I am liking today’s Microsoft Surface event (recording is here) for its: Incremental gains to Surface Pro & Surface Laptop, AI enhancements to Surface Pro X, Leap of faith on a new category of dual screen Surface Neo, and, Most…