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.
Police in Beijing have busted a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones worth as much as 120 million yuan (HK$152 million), including some that reached the United States, and have arrested nine suspects in the counterfeiting operation.Tuesday, 28 July, 2015, 9:58am
The Apple Watch seized 75 per cent of the fast-growing global market for smartwatches in the second quarter of 2015, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.
Global smartwatch shipments in the three months to June jumped 457 per cent to a record 5.3 million units, up from 1 million a year ago, driven by the estimated 4 million Apple Watches shipped worldwide during that period.23 Jul 2015 - 4:05pm
Technology giant Apple could see its iPhone sales under pressure in mainland China amid lingering uncertainty in the world's second-largest economy, according to analysts.23 Jul 2015 - 9:33am
The world’s largest smartphone market may be reaching saturation, but local Chinese players like Huawei and ZTE are elbowing in on Apple’s turf at home and abroad. (Photo: AFP)
Apple revises fourth quarter expectations, saying revenues could come in lighter than current forecasts, and misses some targets for iPhone sales, putting pressure on its stock despite an overall earnings beat.
Weak earnings dragged stocks lower on Tuesday and Apple’s results weighed US futures further, while a slip in the dollar helped oil and gold cap a string of losing sessions.22 Jul 2015 - 10:37am
Apple tried to reassure investors on Tuesday that its new smartwatch was not a flop, a message that was met with a mixed reception on Wall Street.
Reporting results for its third financial quarter, Apple executives delivered several positive data points about the progress of the Apple Watch, the performance of which has been obsessively tracked since its debut in April.22 Jul 2015 - 8:21pm 2 comments
Apple on Wednesday launched its latest iPod Touch gadget at a time when the company is looking to popularise its new music service.
The new iPod features an 8 megapixel iSight camera, FaceTime high-definition camera and also houses Apple-designed A8 chip, which is used in the iPhone 6.16 Jul 2015 - 10:32am
Apple may not sell the most smartphones, or have the most users, but it makes by far the most money, according to researchers.14 Jul 2015 - 12:59pm
Chinese technology giant Lenovo Group held onto its lead as the world’s largest supplier of personal computers in the second quarter of 2015, but suffered its first year-on-year decline since early 2013.10 Jul 2015 - 5:53pm
Apple is preparing for the largest initial production run for its next iPhones by the end of the year.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is asking suppliers to manufacture 85 million to 90 million units of two new models with 4.7-inch and 4.5-inch displays.9 Jul 2015 - 11:45am
Apple is again taking flak from China's state television broadcaster CCTV, which said this week that the iPhone leaks about 16 megabytes of mobile data on a daily basis.
This is not the first time the California-based company has been criticised by the country’s state media.7 Jul 2015 - 3:45pm
Millennials, the demographic group born between 1980 and 2000, are widely known as the generation with the most affinity for rapid technological advances. Consequently, the information technology industry has generally attracted many millennials to its workforce.6 Jul 2015 - 8:01am
After months of hype and contract negotiations with labels and artists, Apple has jumped into the increasingly competitive music streaming market by releasing Apple Music in 100 countries and territories. Notably, mainland China was left off the list.2 Jul 2015 - 7:36pm 1 comment
Apple Music debuts with a free three month trial period and joins rivals Spotify, Pandora and Google Music.