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  1. Chris

    Big jump in PC sales in 2021

    Big jump in PC sales in 2021 Worldwide demand for PCs continued to remain extremely high during the first quarter of 2021, data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. According to the company’s preliminary results, global shipments of traditional PCs, including desktops...
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    iPhone users can now test Android with new Samsung web app

    iPhone users can now test Android with new Samsung web app Samsung has launched a new interactive web app called iTest, which allows users to test the Android OS interface on iPhones. For years, Android users have been able to simulate the iOS look on their smartphones through third-party...
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    Apple facing supply shortage with iPads's new MiniLED display

    Apple facing supply shortage with iPads's new MiniLED display The next-generation display destined to be a highlight of Apple Inc.’s upcoming top-tier iPad Pro is facing production issues that could lead to short initial supplies of the new device, according to people familiar with the matter...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Apple's Independent Repair programme has major issues

    Apple's Independent Repair programme has major issues iPhone and Mac repairers should carefully consider whether they would benefit from joining Apple’s Independent Repair Provider (IRP) programme, which will be launching in South Africa soon. According to Apple, the idea of the IRP programme...
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    Recent lawsuit claims Apple iPad caused house fire

    Recent lawsuit claims Apple iPad caused house fire A lawsuit filed in the US state of Pennsylvania against Apple has claimed that a defective iPad sparked a massive house fire, according to a report from The Register. The complaint alleged a fire which had erupted at the home of Michael...
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    Xiaomi to enter EV market with $10 billion investment

    Xiaomi to enter EV market with $10 billion investment Xiaomi Corp. unveiled plans to invest about $10 billion over the next decade on manufacturing electric cars, embarking on its biggest-ever overhaul to enter China’s booming EV market. Billionaire co-founder Lei Jun announced his intention...
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    Apple encourage staff to get vaccinated

    Apple encourage staff to get vaccinated Apple Inc. is encouraging employees to get Covid-19 vaccines by offering paid time off for appointments and paid sick leave for those experiencing side effects, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The Cupertino, California-based technology...
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    Microsoft ad taunts MacBook by calling it a "BackBook"

    Microsoft ad taunts MacBook by calling it a "BackBook" Microsoft recently posted a new ad to promote the capabilities of its 2-in-1 convertible PC – the Surface Pro. To highlight the efficiency of the Surface Pro, Microsoft India compared it to a conventional Apple MacBook laptop, which it has...
  9. Hanno Labuschagne

    New Apple security update released for iPhones and iPads

    New Apple security update released for iPhones and iPads Apple has released minor updates for its iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS operating systems running on the company's smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches. iOS and iPadOS versions 14.4.2, and watchOS version 7.3.3 fix a security vulnerability...
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    Apple may launch rugged watch for extreme sports

    Apple may launch rugged watch for extreme sports Apple Inc. is considering launching an Apple Watch with a rugged casing aimed at athletes, hikers and others who use the device in more extreme environments, according to people familiar with the matter. The Cupertino, California-based...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    Apple slapped with R29.8 million fine for selling iPhone 12 without charger

    Apple slapped with R29.8 million fine for selling iPhone 12 without charger Apple has been fined $2 million (R29.8 million) for selling its iPhone smartphones without chargers in Brazil. The penalty was issued by Sao Paulo-based consumer protection agency Procon-SP Foundation, who said the...
  12. Hanno Labuschagne

    Apple issues warning over unauthorised ad tracking workarounds from China

    Apple issues warning over unauthorised ad tracking workarounds from China Apple Inc. said it will apply App Store rules to all apps globally after reports that Chinese app developers are preparing workarounds for the company’s upcoming limits on ad tracking. The Cupertino, California-based...
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    New Intel ads show “I’m a Mac” guy shooting down Macs

    New Intel ads show “I’m a Mac” guy shooting down Macs Intel recently released a series of ads promoting PCs that feature former “I’m a Mac” actor Justin Long. Back in May 2006, Apple hired Long to portray an Apple Mac computer and demonstrate its superiority compared to a regular PC. In a spin...
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    Next month, Apple will unveil new iPads-Report

    Next month, Apple will unveil new iPads-Report Apple Inc. plans to announce new iPads as early as April, adding to a product line that has performed particularly well as people work and study from home, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The company is planning a refresh to its...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Apple sold a third of all wearables in 2020

    Apple sold a third of all wearables in 2020 Apple continued to dominate the market for wearables such as smartwatches and wireless earphones throughout 2020, according to a recent report from the IDC. The tech giant secured 34.1% of the global wearable market, managing to ship 151.4 million...
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    Huawei to start charging for its 5G technology

    Huawei to start charging for its 5G technology Huawei Technologies Co. will begin charging mobile giants like Apple Inc. a “reasonable” fee for access to its trove of wireless 5G patents, potentially creating a lucrative revenue source by showcasing its global lead in next-generation...
  17. Hanno Labuschagne

    What's new in the latest Apple iOS beta

    What's new in the latest Apple iOS beta Apple has released the beta 4 version of its iOS 14.5 update, bringing a number of new features and bug fixes. This version of iOS 14.5 is available for developers and public beta users. It includes minor improvements to various native applications and...
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    Samsung to once again surpass Apple as world’s biggest smartphone maker – Report

    Samsung to once again surpass Apple as world’s biggest smartphone maker – Report Apple will not hold onto its title of world’s top smartphone maker after the first quarter of 2021, according to a forecast for smartphone shipments from TrendForce. The research firm has claimed that Samsung will...
  19. Hanno Labuschagne

    These two South African-born billionaires are outperforming Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft

    These two South African-born billionaires are outperforming Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft Monster Beverage Corporation, an American firm run by Rodney Sacks and Hilton Schlosberg, is the top-performing company in the S&P 500 Index over the last 30 years. What is not common knowledge is that both...
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    Apple customer who ordered iPhone 12 received an apple yoghurt instead

    Apple customer who ordered iPhone 12 received an apple yoghurt instead An Apple customer in China has been left disappointed after her purchase of an iPhone 12 Pro Max took an unexpected turn. According to a report from Global Times, a woman by the surname Liu had posted a video on Weibo in...
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