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.
Chinese state media has criticised the performance of cameras in a number of top-selling foreign smartphones, including Apple's iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S5.Monday, 31 August, 2015, 3:21pm 5 comments
This week, Apple began sending out invitations to a special event in San Francisco on September 9, during which it is expected to unveil the new iPhone model.
From software updates to hardware tweaks, here's what is expected to be unveiled next month, according to various leaks and industry experts.28 Aug 2015 - 10:25am
With Apple shares down almost 10 per cent on Monday on fears that China's economy is on the downturn, chief executive Tim Cook might be forgiven for showing some concern.25 Aug 2015 - 10:02am 2 comments
Apple supplier Foxconn is going on a major hiring spree ahead of the launch of Apple's newest iPhone model later this year.
More than 100,000 workers will be taken on by the world's biggest maker of electronic components in its China-based factories, amid rumours Foxconn has already received orders for the new iPhone 6S, 6S Plus and 6C, according to Taiwanese media.24 Aug 2015 - 7:50pm
Shares in Apple were down on Wednesday following the announcement by China's central bank that it was devaluing the yuan, sparking concern that the US technology giant would see revenues fall in one of its most important markets.12 Aug 2015 - 12:23pm 1 comment
As Android phones become major target for hackers, Google and Samsung to release monthly security fixes
Google and Samsung will release monthly security fixes for Android phones, a growing target for hackers, after the disclosure of a bug designed to attack the world’s most popular mobile operating system.7 Aug 2015 - 10:03am
Apple said its new music streaming service has attracted more than 11 million members during its free trial period, a response that music industry experts called respectable but not overwhelming.7 Aug 2015 - 9:54am
Apple opens fourth retail store in Hong Kong’s ‘Fifth Avenue’ amid plan to bolster presence in city by 45 per cent
Apple will open the doors to its fourth retail outlet in Hong Kong on Thursday, in the tourist-heavy district of Tsim Sha Tsui. This is part of an expansion plan that will see the brand ramp up its physical presence in the city by almost 50 per cent.30 Jul 2015 - 9:26pm
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.28 Jul 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