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  • Sep 16, 2014
  • Updated: 11:43am


Apple designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers and also operates retail stores. Its best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPad and the iPhone – Apple is the world’s third largest mobile phone-maker after Samsung and Nokia. 

Apple's smartwatch fails to impress Swiss makers of luxury timepieces

Apple may be known for revolutionising the world of music and mobile phones, but Switzerland's centuries-old luxury watchmakers are unimpressed with the tech giant's foray into their world.

Tuesday, 16 September, 2014, 9:08am 2 comments

By delaying release of iPhone 6 in mainland China, Apple encourages fakes

Apple has announced that the iPhone6 will be available only in silver, gold and grey when it goes on sale in Hong Kong on Friday, and it will not be available in the mainland for another week.

14 Sep 2014 - 4:39am 5 comments

Sold out in two hours: Hong Kong buyers jam Apple website in bid to snatch iPhone 6

There were winners and losers yesterday as iPhone fans in Hong Kong scrambled to log on to tech giant Apple's website to get their hands on the latest gadgets.

13 Sep 2014 - 8:57am 6 comments

Apple fans in China left guessing over when they will get hands on iPhone 6

Quality regulators have certified Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for sale on the mainland but consumers have been left guessing when they will be able to get their hands on the new models.

13 Sep 2014 - 7:56am 1 comment

Shanghai civil service rolls out non-Apple smartphone programme

Thousands of Shanghai civil servants were given a new work smartphone last week as part of a municipal government effort to bolster information security and spread home-grown brands.

13 Sep 2014 - 4:10am 4 comments

Apple Watch features leave health professionals unimpressed

Technology pundits were quick to predict the demise of most rival fitness wristbands and watches when Apple launched its Apple Watch, but health-care professionals and fitness addicts have been left wanting more.

13 Sep 2014 - 3:19am 1 comment

Chinese iPhone accessory sellers ahead of the game

This week, Apple unveiled its iPhone 6 and larger iPhone 6 Plus, but at factories in the mainland hub of Guangdong production of cases and other accessories for the phones started three months ago.

12 Sep 2014 - 10:09am

Chinese online sellers tout 'special' iPhone 6 editions, but they don't exist

Exploiting mainland consumers' eagerness for the latest iPhones, unscrupulous online merchants are claiming that not only can they source the trendy devices, they even have access to a "special Macau edition".

12 Sep 2014 - 5:53pm 8 comments

Workers for Taiwan firm that supplies Apple end strike over cuts to bonus

More than 10,000 employees of a Taiwanese touch screen maker returned to work in Dongguan in Guangdong yesterday after striking over holiday benefits.

12 Sep 2014 - 2:52am

Apple chooses Hong Kong over mainland for iPhone 6 launch

Apple will roll out its new smartphones in nine markets, including Hong Kong, next week. But customers in mainland China will have to wait a week longer for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

11 Sep 2014 - 5:41pm 15 comments