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Apple announces newest iPhone SE
Apple has today announced the newest iPhone SE in its arsenal, mixing some of the best new iPhone technology with an iconic design.
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Top 10 semiconductor buyers increased chip spending in 2021
The top 10 original equipment manufacturers increased their chip spending by 25.2% and accounted for 42.1% of the total market, despite the semiconductor shortage and COVID-19 pandemic disruptions.
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Apple iPhone 14 the most anticipated phone release of 2022
With more than 1.1 million searches for the yet-to-be-released model in the last 12 months, the iPhone 14 tops the list as the most anticipated phone, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S22. and the Apple iPhone SE 3.
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Tablet and Smartphone sales slump in Q4, but see overall yearly growth
Tablets and Smartphone sales saw a decline in Q4 of the last financial year, however they also saw an overall yearly increase.
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Apple's NZ sales arm reports $28m profit as revenue climbs
Apple’s New Zealand sales arm has reported a $28.8 million profit for the last financial year, up from $23.4 m in 2020.
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2022 will see increasing AI role in augmented and virtual reality
Artificial intelligence will play an increasing role in augmented and virtual reality in 2022, according to ABI Research.
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Gartner: Global smartphone market impacted by supply chain disruption
Global smartphone sales to end-users declined 6.8% in the third quarter of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, according to new reports from Gartner.
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PC shipments decline 2% in Q3 — but numbers still ahead of pre-pandemic levels
Global shipments of PCs, including tablets, fell by 2% to 122.1 million units, Canalys confirmed in new research.
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Jamf unveils a range of new features at its 12th annual conference
Jamf has kicked off its 12th annual Jamf Nation User Conference with more than 11,000 Apple administrators in attendance worldwide.
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M1 Pro and M1 Max: Apple's most powerful chips ever
Scaling up M1's architecture, M1 Pro offers a performance with industry-leading power efficiency, while M1 Max takes these capabilities to new heights. 
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Apple ditches Touch Bar for physical keys on new MacBook Pro
Apple’s longstanding notebook, the MacBook Pro, is once again going through another iteration - and this time there are some major changes.
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Apple turns the volume up a notch on AirPods, HomePod mini & Apple Music
Today’s Apple announcements may bring music to Apple fans’ ears, with audio taking a huge focus in this month’s product announcements.
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Apple reveals new productivity features for the iPhone, iPad and Mac
Apple has updated its iWork suite of productivity apps with new features, enabling users to present in new ways and work with documents on the go. 
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Operating Systems
Jamf offers same-day support for Apple's latest OS updates
“These new features will help organisations empower their staff with the devices they want and keep their workers secure, while protecting their personal privacy.”
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Apple Watch
Bigger display for new Apple Watch Series 7
Apple has today announced the Apple Watch Series 7, featuring a reengineered Always-On Retina display with significantly more screen area and thinner borders.
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Apple unveils iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini
Apple has introduced the new iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini, the next generation of the tech giant's smartphone. 
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Security vulnerabilities
Apple urgently patches exploits across several operating systems
"Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited," the company states.
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Apple unveils the new iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
Apple has today introduced the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, redesigned inside and out. 
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iPad
Apple's iPad and iPad mini get a few upgrades this year
Apple is once again stealing the limelight with its 2021 range of iPads, iPhones, and the Apple Watch. We take a look at the iPad and iPad mini.
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JAMF Software
Jamf releases major updates including remote screen sharing and M1 support
Apple enterprise management company Jamf has rolled out new IT management functionality to simplify app deployment and updates.
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Malware
New malware strain targeting Mac users for only $49
A new malware strain has evolved to steal the information of MacOS users.
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PC shipments
Q2 2021 sees 13% growth in global PC shipments
Notebook and mobile workstation shipments, in particular, had a good quarter, growing 15% year on year in Q2 2021 and reaching 66.7 million units.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Nitro Software acquires PDFpen for $6m cash
The addition of PDFpen strategically expands the Nitro Productivity Platform and provides productivity solutions for knowledge workers everywhere on virtually any device, the company states.
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Surveillance
Data requests to Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft triple as surveillance escalates
"An increasing number of governments are deploying a range of surveillance technologies under the promise of maintaining order and public safety."