The design of the Mobicel Air may look like the iPhone, but it doesn't break patent rules, says a top industry expert.

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Standard Bank edges toward fingerprint banking

2015-05-18 09:00

The bank is taking baby steps towards biometrics as it updates its application with fingerprint technology.

Samsung regains smartphone lead over Apple

2015-04-30 07:55

Samsung retook the lead in the global smartphone market in the first quarter, as gains in emerging market sales helped it overtake Apple.

Android beats Apple on revenue, but with a catch

2015-04-29 08:45

Google's Android operating system has, for the first time, beaten Apple's iOS in terms of revenue generated by downloads, a report says.

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.


Apple gets partial win in Samsung patent case

2015-05-19 08:56

Apple has been handed a mixed ruling by a US appeals court in the latest twist in a blockbuster intellectual property battle with Samsung Electronics.

Apple CEO meets with China vice premier

2015-05-14 05:00

Apple CEO Tim Cook has met with a top Chinese official in Beijing while touring a country that has become the tech giant's biggest driver of sales growth.

Samsung profit sinks as iPhone powers ahead

2015-04-29 11:46

Samsung Electronics said its first quarter net profit plunged 39% as consumers switched to bigger iPhones.

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.

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