In slumping tablet market, Apple still rules

2016-04-28 18:23

Global sales of tablet computers have extended their slide, with some bright spots at the low end of the market and more expensive detachables, shows a survey.

End of the road for Apple’s growth streak

2016-04-27 08:06

Apple’s streak of 51 consecutive quarters of uninterrupted sales growth is over - and its expansion may not resume until late this year.

US drops bid for Apple to unlock second iPhone

2016-04-25 08:21

The US government said it no longer needs Apple’s help to get into an iPhone used by a New York drug dealer, ending a second courtroom battle over whether the company can be forced to help unlock its devices.

FBI paid over $1m for iPhone hack

2016-04-22 08:49

The Federal Bureau of Investigation paid hackers more than $1 million to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, director James Comey said Thursday.

Apple denies handing source code to China

2016-04-20 09:48

The tech firm has denied providing Chinese authorities with special access to its devices, as the iPhone maker defended its position on encryption.

iPhone SE upgrade offer not popular with Fin24 users

2016-04-15 16:35

Fin24 users are not completely convinced that the iPhone SE is a worthy upgrade for older Apple devices.

iStore launches iPhone SE trade-in deal

2016-04-13 17:47

Apple fans who upgrade to the latest iPhone stand to get up to R8 000 cash back on their old devices, the iStore has announced.

US fight continues with Apple over iPhone access

2016-04-09 10:11

The US government is keeping its encryption battle with Apple alive, pressing the high-tech giant to help crack an iPhone in a drug case in New York.

Apple iPhone SE local launch date revealed

2016-04-06 10:17

South African iPhone fans will soon be able to get their hands on the latest handset from Apple.

Apple at 40: Stronger than ever as trend-setter

2016-03-31 10:20

Apple celebrates its 40th anniversary this week at the top of its game, as the Silicon Valley legend that sprang out of Steve Jobs' garage to reshape modern life with its trend-setting gadgets.


FBI won't disclose how it accessed locked iPhone

2016-04-28 09:59

FBI says it won't publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.

FBI chief warns of 'costs' to strong encryption

2016-04-26 20:59

FBI Director James Comey has called for a discussion of the "costs" of strong encryption now that a legal battle over access to the iPhone used by a California attacker has ended.

Positive response on iPhone trade-in, says iStore

2016-04-22 12:04

Local Apple distributor the iStore says its trade-in programme for iPhones and MacBooks is proving to be successful.

China shuts down Apple iTunes services

2016-04-22 08:28

Apple’s iTunes Movies and iBooks service were closed down in China last week, less than seven months after they started operations.

Here are South Africa's favourite smartphones

2016-04-18 10:00

Samsung rules the South African smartphone market but Apple and Huawei are vying for second place, data from a cellphone comparison site reveals.

Apple has launched its latest iPhone SE handset, but for the second time, the company has not included its 3D Touch feature.

Apple has launched its latest iPhone SE handset, but for the second time, the company has not included its 3D Touch feature.

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Israel to levy new taxes on Google, Facebook

2016-04-11 20:25

Israel has expanded its definition of who must pay taxes on commerce, targeting digital multinationals such as Facebook and Google that critics say get a free ride.

FBI mulls sharing iPhone hacking details with Apple

2016-04-08 14:31

FBI Director James Comey says discussions are continuing about whether to share detail with Apple about how the bureau hacked an iPhone in a terrorism investigation.

FBI will help authorities unlock devices when law allows

2016-04-02 20:45

The FBI has assured law enforcement across the US that it will help unlock mobile devices such as iPhones involved in investigations, when it is allowed by law and policy.

Apple remains in dark over how FBI hacked iPhone

2016-03-30 08:30

The FBI's announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple as consumers suddenly discover they can't keep their most personal information safe

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