Exclusive: India import hurdles hit Apple iPhone, Xiaomi devices from China -sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s tight control of quality clearances for electronic goods from China slowed the import of Apple’s new iPhone model last month and held up other products made by companies like Xiaomi, according to two industry sources.

FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

Applications to the quality control agency, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), typically used to be processed within 15 days, but some are now taking up to two months or longer.

BIS started delaying approvals in August for China-made imports of devices like smartphones, smartwatches and laptops, part of the fallout from deteriorating ties with China after a border clash in June that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

Since the clash India has tightened rules for investments from China and banned hundreds

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Exclusive: India import hurdles hit Apple iPhone, Xiaomi devices from China, say sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s tight control of quality clearances for electronic goods from China slowed the import of Apple’s new iPhone model last month and held up other products made by companies like Xiaomi, according to two industry sources.

FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

Applications to the quality control agency, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), typically used to be processed within 15 days, but some are now taking up to two months or longer.

BIS started delaying approvals in August for China-made imports of devices like smartphones, smartwatches and laptops, part of the fallout from deteriorating ties with China after a border clash in June that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

Since the clash India has tightened rules for investments from China and banned hundreds

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India import hurdles hit Apple iPhone, Xiaomi devices from China, say sources

By Sankalp Phartiyal and Aditya Kalra



logo: FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters in Cupertino


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FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters in Cupertino

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s tight control of quality clearances for electronic goods from China slowed the import of Apple’s new iPhone model last month and held up other products made by companies like Xiaomi, according to two industry sources.



a man standing in front of a sign: FILE PHOTO: Attendants are silhouetted in front of Xiaomi's logo in Beijing


© Reuters/Kim Kyung Hoon
FILE PHOTO: Attendants are silhouetted in front of Xiaomi’s logo in Beijing

Applications to the quality control agency, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), typically used to be processed within 15 days, but some are now taking up to two months or longer.

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BIS started delaying approvals in August for China-made imports of devices like smartphones, smartwatches and laptops, part of the fallout from deteriorating ties with China after a border clash in June that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

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Xbox Series X Controllers Will Work On Apple Devices In A Future Update

According to Apple, you will be able to use Xbox Series X controllers on iPads, iPhones, Apple TVs, and Macs. Apple’s support page updated with a sentence, stating, “Microsoft and Apple are working together to bring compatibility for the Xbox Series X controller to customers in a future update.”

Apple currently supports Xbox Wireless controller, Xbox Elite Wireless Series 2 controller, Xbox Adaptive controller, and PlayStation DualShock 4 Wireless controller.

Getting Xbox Series X controllers to work on Apple devices will make it easier for Microsoft’s xCloud service–a feature that allows Xbox players to stream games to a screen of their choice–to gain greater traction. While xCloud only works on Android devices currently, Microsoft plans to extend the function to Apple devices in 2021. According to The Verge, Microsoft is working on getting xCloud on Apple products by creating a “direct browser-based solution.” xCloud is integrated with Xbox Game Pass

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Audible & Visual Signaling Devices Market Size, Latest Report | Chief Manufacturers, Market Growth, Technology Features, Analysis By 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Nov 21, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.”

Global Audible and Visual Signaling Devices Market size analysis report 2020 delivers the latest industry data and future trends, letting you to recognize the products and end users which derives the revenue growth and profitability. The Audible and Visual Signaling Devices report lists the top competitors and delivers the strategic insights into industry which influences the market.

Get Sample Copy of this Report at: https://www.industryresearch.co/enquiry/request-sample/16692264

Audible and Visual Signaling Devices Market Summary: Barcode verifiers are used to guarantee that the barcodes you print are high quality and 100% compliant to your symbology specifications. Barcode verifiers are able to provide a detailed report about the print and read quality of a barcode as set out by

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Amazon Echo devices get steep discounts ahead of Black Friday

Buy Echo Dot at Amazon – $29 Buy Echo Dot with clock at Amazon – $39

Fire HD 10 – $80

Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet

Engadget

The most powerful Fire tablet available, the Fire HD 10 is on sale for $80. Even at its normal price of $150, it’s a great value if you’re in need of a basic, no-frills tablet. We gave it a score of 88 for its sharp display, solid performance and hands-free Alexa abilities. The kids version of the Fire HD 10 is on sale for $130, or $70 off its normal price. You’re getting the regular tablet in this bundle in addition to a child-proof case, a two-year warranty and one free year of Amazon Kids+.

Buy Fire HD 10 at Amazon – $80

All-new Echo – $70

Amazon Echo 2020

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Amazon’s latest Echo has dropped to $70, which is $30 off its normal price and the lowest

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Xbox Series X Controller Support for Apple Devices in the Works

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Mobile gamers on iOS can soon add another gamepad option to their repertoire: the Xbox Series X controller.

MacRumors reports that both Apple and Microsoft are currently working on bringing support for the gamepad to Apple devices. While many iOS titles offer perfectly serviceable on-screen touch controls, there’s no doubt that adding a controller into the mix for some games, like shooters or battle royales, can improve them tenfold.

An eagle-eyed Redditor named /u/cvfunstuff pointed out that Xbox Series X Controller Compatibility had just appeared on an official Apple Support page. The page in question outlines how to connect wireless game controllers to your Apple device, though the Xbox Series X controller isn’t listed under the “See which wireless controllers are supported” heading.

What /u/cvfunstuff called attention to was the short blurb below the list: “Microsoft and Apple are working together to bring compatibility for the Xbox Series

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Visual Search in Devices Market Application, Technology, Trends and Opportunities Forecasts to 2027

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Nov 21, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
The report covers the forecast and analysis of the Visual Search in Devices market on a global and regional level. The study provides historical data from 2015 to 2018 along with a forecast from 2019 to 2027 based on revenue (USD Million). The study includes drivers and restraints of the Visual Search in Devices market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. Additionally, the report includes the study of opportunities available in the Visual Search in Devices market on a global level.

In order to give the users of this report a comprehensive view of the Visual Search in Devices market, we have included a competitive landscape and an analysis of Porter’s Five Forces model for the market. The study encompasses a market attractiveness analysis, wherein

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Asian Power Devices: Powering modern technology in an ever-shifting landscape | News

TAIPEI, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Medical field is a critical market for power supplies APD introduces customized power supply solutions for medical equipment and network equipment. Its systems meet all EMI, temperature, peak load requirements, and company’s Medical Power Supplies protect the PSU from failure resulting from high-frequency 4G/5G signal interference.

APD Solutions — Built for the challenges of today

This year’s pandemic challenges the current world economic situation and people’s living conditions. Working from home, online meetings, and distance learning has become the new normal. It not only increases the demand for more connected devices and network equipment, but also requires reliable power delivery.

Impact of COVID-19 on healthcare is immediate. Ventilators, oxygen concentrators, and respiratory humidifiers require a lasting, uninterrupted, and stable power supply.

The pandemic is challenging the existing power systems hospitals have relied on. Many healthcare facilities are already at, or beyond maximum

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp update brings AR features for newer devices

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, the smartphone entry in the long-running Nintendo franchise, has been updated with a pair of new augmented reality features. The first, AR Camera, lets you place characters and furniture from the game in the real world and photograph them. Meanwhile, the AR Cabin feature lets players decorate a virtual cabin, fill it with characters, and then view it in augmented reality from their smartphone.

Along with the new AR modes, Nintendo says the update means more areas of each campsite can have furniture and items placed within them.

AR Cabin lets you assemble a virtual room and then explore it in augmented reality.
Image: Nintendo

Unfortunately, the new features have increased the game’s system requirements, and previous versions of the game are now unusable after the update. A support post notes that iPhone users now require iOS version 11 at a minimum (or ideally iOS

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