Apple news stories
Tyson Beckford partners with Element Case on new AppleWatch band
Celebrity Tyson Beckford has collaborated with STM Brands' Element Case brand to create a rugged new accessory.
Apple previews new features for users with disabilities
Apple says new software features that offer users with disabilities new tools for navigation, health and communication, are set to come out later this year.
LYK Mobile becomes authorised Apple Repair Program partner
LYK Mobile has announced a strategic partnership with Apple, making it one of Singapore's authorised partners for the Apple Independent Repair Program.
Apple, Google and Microsoft expands plans to get rid of passwords
FIDO Alliance says the world is closer to not relying on passwords after Apple, Google and Microsoft expands their support for a passwordless sign-in standard.
Jamf unveils new technologies for business security
Jamf has showcased new technologies it has developed to assist organisations in offering an enterprise secure and straightforward environment for consumers.
Apple to host annual Worldwide Developers Conference online
Apple has announced it will once again be hosting its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in an online format, free for all developers to attend.
Apple retains the No.1 position among electronics and appliance brands
Apple has retained its position as the most valuable electronics brand in the world, with a 35% increase in brand value to US$355 billion.
Jamf releases a new plan for small and midsized businesses
Apple enterprise management company Jamf has introduced Jamf Fundamentals, a new plan built to fit small and midsized businesses' unique needs.
IDC reports NZ smartphone market struggled in 2021
According to a new report from IDC, supply issues and lockdowns caused a 3.6% decrease in delivered units of smartphone shipments.
Apple unveils completely new Mac desktop and display
Apple has today introduced Mac Studio and Studio Display, designed to give users everything they could want to fulfil their studio needs.
Apple announces M1 Ultra, its most powerful chip yet
Apple has today announced M1 Ultra, the company’s next major step for Apple silicon and the Mac, which it says will provide the new Mac Studio with superior computing power.
New iPad Air announced by Apple for 2022
Apple has announced a brand new model of iPad Air as part of their new product range for 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.