iPhone smugglers celebrate China iPhone delay

2014-09-12 14:41

The likely delayed launch of Apple's new iPhone 6 in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, has sparked a race to pre-order the phone in Hong Kong.

China misses out on iPhone 6 global release

2014-09-11 14:49

Millions of people in China, increasingly a critical pillar of Apple's business, may have to wait until the year-end before they can buy the new iPhone 6.

Swiss watch industry: We're not afraid of Apple Watch

2014-09-11 12:11

Swiss watch makers have breezily dismissed warnings that the Apple's new wristwatch gadget could upend their industry.

Tablet growth takes a hit in Africa

2014-09-11 07:52

The tablet market is coming under further pressure even in its hottest markets, industry figures have shown.

SA deal for iPhone 6

2014-09-10 07:55

Apple has launched its new iPhone and while it may be a while before South Africans can pop in to buy one, the iStore is already offering a deal for early upgraders.

Apple shares jump on Watch reveal

2014-09-09 20:48

Apple shares have moved sharply higher, moving on heavy volume as the company unveiled a new smartwatch.

iPhone 6 Plus $100 more than iPhone 6

2014-09-09 19:58

Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller says the new iPhone devices will be available in at least 115 countries by the end of the year.

Apple set to make billions off new gadgets

2014-09-09 17:43

Apple is expected to unveil a smartwatch, its first new device in four years, in a gala event that may also mark its long-awaited entry into the mobile payments sphere.

US market anxious ahead of big Apple event

2014-09-09 16:48

US stocks have fallen in early trade after Home Depot disclosed that hackers infiltrated its payment system and ahead of Apple's launch event.

How nude celeb pics could have leaked

2014-09-09 16:14

As Apple prepares to launch its latest iPhone, how can you trust the iCloud platform that resulted in several celebrities' nude pictures being released to the public?

Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing?

2014-09-08 21:55

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerise the masses.

Feeding frenzy erupts over Apple launch event

2014-09-08 07:24

It is a marketing strategy that few experts would recommend and even fewer companies can pull off: Apple says precious little about its upcoming latest iPhone launch event.

Fashion goes high-tech at NY Fashion Week

2014-09-04 13:30

From cutting-edge fabrics to wearable smart clothing, technology will be grabbing the spotlight as hundreds of designers unveil their looks for spring.

Apple shadow looms over Berlin gadget show

2014-09-02 07:53

Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens with the shadow of Apple looming large, even if the US company traditionally snubs the event.

Apple 'iWatch' to take on Samsung, LG

2014-08-28 12:02

Apple will unveil an "iWatch" with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumoured foray into wearable computing.

Happy apping - check out the top smartphone apps

2014-08-27 13:05

Mobile chat is probably the most hip pastime that people use their smartphones for, based on the most popular apps on online platforms.

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.


Delay in new iPhone 6 Plus shipments

2014-09-12 20:04

Many customers will have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus after pre-orders were booked out within hours.

Want an iPhone at a bargain price? Here's how

2014-09-12 12:05

Many people would love to own an iPhone, but are put off by the price. Here's a way to have the dream, while watching the budget.

iPhone 6: To upgrade or not

2014-09-11 16:01

Are cellphone contracts a good thing? Fin24 users discuss this vexing question in the wake of Apple’s launch of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch.

Samsung takes 'genius' pot shots at iPhone 6

2014-09-11 12:45

Samsung has launched a volley of ads making fun of Apple's foray into wearable technology.

Retailers not warming up to Apple Pay

2014-09-11 09:09

Apple's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smart watches may not be a game changer after all.

No sapphire on iPhone 6? Huawei has it

2014-09-10 14:26

Apple may have disappointed many consumers by not putting sapphire glass covers on its new iPhone, but Huawei uses of sapphire screen covers on its smartphones.

Fashionistas divided on Apple Watch

2014-09-10 10:31

Apple's newly unveiled smart watch has split fashion arbiters who may prove pivotal to its broad acceptance.

Smartwatch steals show at Apple launch

2014-09-09 23:06

For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones had to play second fiddle as the firm launched its first major new product since the iPad's debut in 2010.

Watch Apple's move into the next chapter

2014-09-09 20:31

Apple has unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch, venturing into its first new market in several years with a wearable device tethered to the iPhone.

Apple wows with larger iPhones

2014-09-09 19:36

Apple has unveiled two new iPhones with sharper and larger displays, confirming speculation it will move into a market segment dominated by arch-rival Samsung. .

Apple eyes future course with new devices

2014-09-09 17:14

Tech trend-setter Apple is charting its future course amid expectations for big-screen iPhones and an iWatch which could shake up the world of wearable computing.

Apple launch - as it happened

2014-09-09 16:33

Apple has wowed the market with the launch of two new iPhones, a smartwatch and a new mobile wallet.

Best SA tablet brand revealed

2014-09-09 12:10

The Target Group Index has announced the best tablet brand in South Africa.

WeChat boosts revenue for Apple in China

2014-09-08 11:35

Millions of people have made China Apple's third-largest market for software sales, and a huge chunk of that comes through WeChat.

Apple to add security alerts for iCloud users

2014-09-05 14:17

Apple is planning additional steps to keep hackers out of user accounts in the face of the recent celebrity photo scandal.

Hack exposes Apple blunder before iPhone launch

2014-09-03 07:48

The recent leak of racy celebrity photos put Apple in the unusual position of having to mend its image just days before a product launch.

Next iPhone to be a digital wallet, says report

2014-09-01 07:29

Apple has struck agreements with credit card companies to make the next iPhone capable of making payments at retail outlets, news reports have said.

US judge deals big blow to Apple

2014-08-28 07:33

A federal judge has rejected Apple's attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone.

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.

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