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Alexa, how much are you worth? $6 billion apparently
“With high profile brands like Samsung, Apple and Philips getting in on the action, consumers are becoming attuned to the benefits..."
Apple's EFI firmware updates leave systems vulnerable
Apple’s pre-boot EFI firmware in many of its devices is causing concern amongst security researchers at Duo.
Hold the phone: Huawei may be bringing AI to consumers in a big way
Huawei New Zealand is urging consumers to delay their smartphone upgrade until later this year...
Will Apple’s new face recognition replace fingerprint verification?
Gartner analyst, CK Lu explains three reasons why fingerprint's days are numbered and 3D sensing technology is the next big thing on smartphones.
Updated to iOS 11? Here are three must-try ARKit apps
You are now holding an AR machine in your hands...
MacOS High Sierra zero-day shows Keychain passwords in plain text
MacOS users who are starting the upgrade to High Sierra are vulnerable to a proof-of-concept attack that shows their online passwords in plain text.
Apple's macOS High Sierra now available - here's what you need to know
“High Sierra introduces new technologies for VR, high-efficiency video streaming, advances in storage technology and more."
68% of iOS users won’t be able to use their new Apple Watch at launch
“Apple’s potential buyers are spread across eligible and ineligible operators and contracts, and many will be disappointed..."
ManageEngine promises day one iOS 11 support
“By supporting these features right from day one, we are staying on top of market demands..."
Apple kills 32-bit apps in iOS 11 update
“Among the casualties are a number of classic apps, such as Flappy Bird and Ocarina...”
iOS 11 is here: Everything you need to know about the update
iPhone and iPad customers around the world will now be able to update their devices to iOS 11...
Vodafone and Spark announce availability dates for latest iPhones
The iPhone X will be available for pre-order from both providers on October 27, and available from November 3.
The new Apple Watch has a mind of its own
It will now be available with built in cellular and GPS for the first time ever, meaning it no longer has to be tied to your iPhone
Seven things you need to know about Apple's iPhone X
“iPhone X marks a new era — one in which the device disappears into the experience."
It’s that time again: Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are unveiled
“iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a new generation of iPhone that improve on everything we love about iPhone."
Apple adds 4K and HDR to Apple TV for 'cinematic quality'
Apple has unveiled its new 4K-enabled Apple TV, as the vendor aims to bring ‘the magic of the cinema straight to your living room’.
Digital projects driving India's commercial tablet sales
Strong growth in the commercial segment is helping drive marginal growth in the Indian tablet market, despite a declining consumer segment.
Consumer, enterprise and public sector fuel Aussie PC spend
Australia’s traditional PC market has bucked the global trend to record growth in Q2, driven by strong consumer, enterprise and public sector spend.
Huawei clinches Apple’s 2nd place spot in global smartphone sales
The findings come from market research company Counterpoint in its recently released Market Pulse report for July 2017.
Apple, augmented reality to drive bumper Aussie smartphone year
A booming smartphone market in Australia is expected to get even stronger in the second half of the year, with Apple and AR spurring the market on.
IGEL introduces UD Pocket for Apple Mac to simplify remote working
“Up until now, the only way that enterprises have been able to access the IGEL OS has been through their x86 Windows-based devices."
Are we letting the data race cloud our judgement?
It’s a question that has been doing the rounds seemingly forever – how do we keep costs down while keeping our data secure?
IDC says basic wearables are declining while smartwatches surge
While basic wearables declined 0.9 percent during the quarter, smartwatches skyrocketed 60.9 percent - a trend that is expected to continue.
IDC expects smartphone growth to continue – led by APAC
The smartphone market is expected to continue its positive growth through to 2021, with APAC taking the bulk of the shipments.