Smartphones take a hammering, feature phones make a comeback

2018-04-20 08:05

Smartphones in the Europe, Middle East and Africa are coming under pressure as sales slip for a second year.

Apple is said to work on touchless control, curved iPhone screen

2018-04-04 14:01

The tech giant is said to be working on touchless gesture control and curved screens for future iPhones, projects that may help it differentiate its most-important product in an increasingly crowded market.

France to take legal action against Google, Apple for 'abusive' practices

2018-03-15 07:09

France will take legal action against Google and Apple for "abusive business practices", Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said as transatlantic ties threaten to be riven by a trade war.

Apple said to turn up audio ambition with high-end headphones

2018-03-05 13:50

Apple’s AirPods earphones have been a surprise hit. Now, the company is planning a push into the high end of the market.

South African iPhone battery repairs skyrocketed after Apple admitted it was slowing down older models — and the number is only set to rise

2018-02-26 15:00

Two months since Apple admitted to slowing down the processing power of older iPhone models, battery replacements in South Africa have skyrocketed.

Cobalt prices soar, but DRC's small miners see little of the gain

2018-02-22 15:27

In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech products from iPhones to Tesla electric cars, has nearly tripled to $81 500 a ton in two years.

Is your iPhone 7 showing 'no service' ? Here's what to do

2018-02-05 15:27

US tech giant Apple has said that a "small percentage" of its iPhone 7 smartphones incorrectly show "no service" for their network status.

How to repair your iPhone X screen without forking out R15K

2018-01-26 21:00

If you've cracked your iPhone screen, you can get a genuine Apple replacement at iStore outlets and Digicape for much less than you may have expected.

SA iStore to replace affected iPhone batteries

2018-01-10 19:38

South Africans will pay R429.78 to replace ageing iPhone batteries that are slowing down older phones.

Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

2018-01-08 19:32

Two large shareholders have urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children.

 

Apple turns green, claiming '100% clean energy'

2018-04-11 12:21

Apple has announced it had achieved a goal of "100% clean energy" for its facilities around the world.

We compared the price of contracts that come with an iPhone X –  and the winner is R1,200 a year cheaper than the rest

2018-03-19 17:14

The latest iPhone is expensive as hell, but on contract it can be had for R899 a month.

WATCH: FKA Twigs is mesmerising in Spike Jonze’s trippy ad for Apple

2018-03-07 09:04

FKA Twigs' dance moves are all you need to put that extra spring in your step.

Apple surges ahead in wearables on smartwatch sales - survey

2018-03-02 07:41

Strong holiday season sales of Apple's newest smartwatch propelled the California tech giant into the lead in wearable tech in 2017, according to a market tracker.

Cyril Ramaphosa wears an Apple Watch – still R500,000 cheaper than Zuma's watch

2018-02-22 17:41

Cyril Ramaphosa has been seen wearing an Apple Watch, which costs around R6,000, since he was elected president on 16 February.

Chinese firm clones cheaper iPhone X with bigger battery

2018-02-08 07:22

A Chinese smartphone maker has produced a device almost identical to the Apple iPhone X - at a fraction of the cost and with a bigger battery.

Apple overtakes Samsung in shrinking smartphone market: survey

2018-02-04 15:15

Apple has overtaken Samsung in the fourth quarter as the largest smartphone producer in a declining global market for handsets, says research firm IDC.

Apple, returning overseas cash, to pay $38bn tax bill

2018-01-18 10:53

Apple says it will bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars back to the US and pay about $38bn in taxes on the money.

Updating software crucial to ward off Meltdown and Spectre

2018-01-10 14:36

Updates will help guard PCs and smartphones against security vulnerabilities from the two security flaws.

Apple says all Macs, iPhones, iPads exposed to chip flaw

2018-01-05 13:35

Apple says all Mac computers and iOS devices, like iPhones and iPads, are affected by the latest chip security flaws, but stressed there are no known exploits impacting users.

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