Cresta Mall robbery investigated

2014-08-14 06:28

Police are investigating a robbery that took place at Cresta Mall, Johannesburg, in which one person was shot and injured.

Apple prepares Healthkit rollout

2014-08-12 10:22

Apple has been discussing how its "HealthKit" service will work with health providers.

Samsung, Apple drop patent war outside US

2014-08-06 07:29

Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple have decided to drop a series of bitter patent disputes pending in multiple courts outside the US.

Smartphone flaws put users at risk

2014-07-31 17:10

Security researchers have revealed two separate threats they say could put up to 90% of the world's two billion smartphones at risk.

Are Macs programming car colour choice?

2014-07-31 10:39

Car colours are determined by several factors, among them the tech you use. Apple's products are leading to more owners buying white cars, according to new research.

Apple gets smart watch patent

2014-07-24 07:23

A US patent made public has bolstered rumours that Apple has designs on a smart watch.

Samsung takes shot at unknown iPhone

2014-07-23 09:32

The next iPhone is not even released yet, but Samsung has gone on the offensive with a cheeky ad aimed at Apple.

Apple, IBM team up on mobile for business

2014-07-16 11:45

Historic rivals Apple and IBM have joined forces to win over business customers by offering iPhones and iPads especially tailored to the corporate world.

iPad may cause rash

2014-07-14 22:08

iPad and other electronic devices containing nickel may cause rash.

AT&T to sell LG smartwatches

2014-07-08 12:40

AT&T says it will be the first US wireless carrier to sell the LG Electronics smartwatch, a wrist watch that connects to Android phones.

Look ma, no hands - touch-less selfie app launched

2014-07-01 07:20

A Swedish tech start-up has launched an app for Apple devices that lets people take photos of themselves without having to touch their screens.

Taiwan's Quanta to produce Apple's smartwatch

2014-06-20 11:00

Taiwan's Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple's first smartwatch in July, says a source familiar with the matter.

MacBook update fixes battery problem

2014-06-18 13:31

Owners of MacBook Air machines manufactured between mid 2013 and mid 2014 can now download an update from Apple to fix a battery problem.

What to know about Apple's stock split

2014-06-09 09:45

Stock split may clear way for Apple to join Dow Jones, plus 4 other things to know about move

New Apple OS brings Macs and iPhones closer

2014-06-02 23:22

Apple has unveiled the new operating software it hopes will create a seamless experience for users flitting between its coveted mobile devices and popular Macintosh computers.

Samsung begins its break from Android

2014-06-02 12:09

Samsung has announced the launch of a new smartphone based on its own operating system, in a step toward independence from the Google Android platform.

Smartphone market still growing

2014-05-29 10:03

Global smartphone sales will jump 23% this year to more than 1.2 billion units, fueled by growth of low-cost handsets in emerging markets.

Samsung sees wearables using common system

2014-05-28 22:08

Samsung has outlined a vision for wearable devices and sensors using a common non-propriety system.

IT giants dock up $325m in collusion suit

2014-05-25 13:58

Four major Silicon Valley firms have agreed to pay $324.5m to settle claims from employees who accused them of colluding not to poach each others talent.

Google overtakes Apple as world's top brand

2014-05-21 07:43

US search engine Google has overtaken rival technology titan Apple as the world's top brand in terms of value, says a global market research agency.

No clear winner in Samsung-Apple battle

2014-05-16 14:13

A Japanese court has ruled that Samsung may seek minimal damages from Apple for patent infringement, but both sides claimed victory.

SA price discounts for MacBook Air models

2014-05-13 12:03

The launch of new Apple products in SA has prompted the official distributor to reduce the prices on 2013 models.

Reports of an early launch for iPhone 6

2014-05-09 11:36

Apple plans to release its new iPhone a month earlier than expected, after sales were hit by new big-screen models from its rivals such as Samsung and HTC, according to a report.

Apple on medical tech hiring spree

2014-05-05 14:22

Apple is building a team of senior medical technology executives, raising hackles in the biotechnology community and offering a hint of what the iPhone maker may be planning.

Apple vs Samsung, but Google shadow looms large

2014-04-30 09:26

It is Apple versus Samsung, but Google has loomed large during closing arguments at the month-long federal trial involving claims of patent infringement.


Apps aim to improve productivity - kind of

2014-08-13 09:50

New apps are designed to act as personal time assistants to get tasks done and improve productivity, but not everyone is convinced that they are useful.

Apple sets date for iPhone event - report

2014-08-06 08:20

Apple has scheduled a 9 September event to unveil its long-anticipated large-screen iPhone, a report says.

BlackBerry to Samsung: Not so fast on best battery boast

2014-08-04 12:01

People may love their smartphones, but these fancy gadgets can sometimes exhaust their batteries long before the day is done.

Apple, Samsung lose ground as tablet growth slows

2014-07-25 08:29

Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once-hot segment, the research firm IDC has said.

Strong iPhone sales drive Apple profit

2014-07-23 10:41

Apple reported a net profit of $7.7bn, or $1.28, for the third quarter of 2014, the Cupertino, California, company has said.

Apple must pay $400m to consumers

2014-07-17 20:00

Apple will pay up to $400m to compensate consumers for illegal price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books, officials say.

Nickel in iPad triggered allergy in boy

2014-07-15 11:34

Nickel in a first-generation iPad likely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-old boy, a case that highlights an increasingly common condition.

Apple wins EU court case on store design

2014-07-10 21:00

Apple has won the EU court's backing to have its typical store layout registered as a trademark, rejecting a previous decision by German authorities.

Music streaming signals death of downloads

2014-07-04 18:30

Streaming music is set for growth as mid-year sales statistics show the medium continues to show strong acceleration, at the expense of download sales.

Getting your website's sexy on

2014-06-25 15:32

Andrew Marshall discusses the five key components to constructing a website that will best represent your brand.

Apple launches cheaper Mac

2014-06-19 14:06

Apple's newest entry-level 54.6cm iMac costs $1 099 the California-based company has announced.

EU probes Apple, Starbucks over tax rulings

2014-06-11 14:00

The European Commission has opened three in-depth investigations into tax decisions affecting Apple, Starbucks and Fiat Finance and Trade.

Mobile medical app explosion haywire

2014-06-05 19:03

Biotracking sensors are stirring concern in the medical community about misdiagnoses that could have serious consequences for consumers.

Apple unwraps Healthkit

2014-06-02 21:02

Apple has taken the wraps off a mobile application that can collect and analyse users' health data.

Apple's duet with Beats

2014-05-30 18:16

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes he has made a 'killer' deal with their $3bn acquisition of Beats.

Apple buys music star Beats for $3bn

2014-05-29 09:01

Apple says it is buying Beats Music and Beats Electronics in one of the biggest deals in the tech sector.

Apple dethroned as global brand king

2014-05-21 12:04

Apple has been dethroned as the world's most valuable brand as the company battles declining market share and a perception that it cannot deliver innovative products.

Apple apps run on Android smartphones

2014-05-20 08:31

University researchers have developed an application that lets Apple applications run on Android-powered smartphones.

China unveils first tablet

2014-05-15 14:21

Chinese budget smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled its first tablet, expanding its product lineup to challenge Samsung and Apple.

Beats buy could broaden Apple's reach

2014-05-10 09:42

An Apple buy-out of hip headphone maker Beats Electronics could expand the iPhone maker's lucrative domain and play into plans for its next big thing, analysts say.

Apple may buy Dr Dre's Beats for $3.2bn

2014-05-09 09:12

Apple is apparently close to paying a record $3.2bn for Beats Electronics, an expensive foray that would mark a departure for the usually cash-conservative iPhone maker.

Apple wins mixed victory in Samsung battle

2014-05-03 14:28

A California jury awarded Apple $119m - far less than it demanded - in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features.

Apple takes a hit as Android beats iPad

2014-04-29 09:20

The Google Android platform extended its dominance over Apple in the tablet market in early 2014, a research firm has said.

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