Smartphones hit record growth in Africa

2015-04-28 10:02

Falling prices are spurring on smartphone growth in the Middle East and Africa, an international survey has found.

Apple wins patent appeal in China

2015-04-24 15:30

Apple has won an appeal in China over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri", with a court overruling an earlier decision.

6% of US adults plan to buy Apple Watch

2015-04-17 07:54

About 6% of US adults plan to buy Apple's smart watch according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

Cyber threat puts iPhones at risk

2015-04-13 12:32

Apple smartphones face a new threat that could give cyber criminals the ability to compromise networks, a security firm has said.

iStore offers cash for SA's Samsung phones

2015-04-10 08:38

As Samsung prepares to launch its anticipated Galaxy S6 series, the iStore is tempting South Africans with cash to switch to the iPhone.

Girl poisons mom for confiscating iPhone - police

2015-03-22 15:00

Police arrested a 12-year-old Colorado girl accused of trying to kill her mother twice by poisoning her with bleach for taking away her iPhone, say authorities.

Cheap iPhone offer for SA

2015-03-16 11:10

Technology giant Apple is tempting South Africans with an iPhone at lower cost.

Kill switches reduce smartphone theft

2015-02-12 07:51

Kill switches that render stolen smartphones useless have been credited with stifling robberies and thefts.

Foxconn to shrink workforce as sales growth stalls

2015-01-28 11:40

Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will cut its massive workforce.

Xiaomi unveils iPhone phablet challenger

2015-01-15 14:26

Rising smartphone star Xiaomi is moving upmarket and taking aim at Apple.


Apple CEO: Hard to gauge smart watch demand

2015-04-28 07:53

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said demand continued to outstrip supply for the new Apple Watch.

Samsung takes cost pain in iPhone battle

2015-04-24 06:00

Samsung Electronics has priced its superior hardware Galaxy S smartphones at a lower cost to compete with Apple's iPhones.

Apple likely to boost watch production - analysts

2015-04-13 14:09

Apple is likely to quickly ramp production of the Apple Watch after strong pre-orders outstripped limited supply in the first weekend following its launch.

iPhone for my Samsung? No thanks, says SA

2015-04-13 11:33

Fin24 users, who own Samsung smartphones, have generally declined an iStore offer to exchange their phones for cash.

Apple rolls out gay emojis

2015-04-09 20:00

Users of the Apple iPhone and iPad have received a new palate of emoji, including a group of alternative or gay family illustrations.

iPhone owners interested in Apple Watch - poll

2015-03-19 09:16

About 40% of adult Apple iPhone owners in the US are interested in buying the company's new Apple Watch, according to a poll.

At long last, Dow gets a taste for Apple

2015-03-09 07:54

Apple, the largest US company by market value, will join the Dow Jones industrial average, replacing AT&T.

Apple makes history with $700bn valuation

2015-02-11 08:35

Apple has become the first company to reach a market value of $700bn as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market.

Apple hits iPhone jackpot in China

2015-01-28 07:45

Apple's quarterly profit has soared to a record $18bn on the back of booming iPhone sales, especially in China.

Strong dollar forces Apple app price changes

2015-01-12 11:00

Apple has told software makers that it’s increasing app prices in the European Union, Norway, Canada and Russia because of foreign exchange rates and taxes.

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