The impossible task of fixing Apple

It is rather interesting to watch Apple’s slide and read the speculation about what Cupertino needs to do to turn itself around. 

No Apple A7 SoC for Samsung

Apple's next-gen A7 SoC is reportedly slated to debut during the first half of 2014.

Next Apple iPad to start production this summer

Taiwanese original design manufacturer (ODM) is one of three or four companies that put together notebooks and now tablets for multinationals.

TSMC foundry business booms

TSMC, the world’s biggest foundry for hire, has seen its sales surge 18.9 percent in March from a year earlier

Microsoft falls foul of Chinese warranty rules

Microsoft is regretting copying Apple's warranty  tactics in China just as the fruity toymaker falls foul of the authorities.

Intel, AMD battle it out over APUs

An interview with AMD last week shed light on the latest battleground between Intel and AMD which underlies future changes in computing. 

Giant IT employee class action kicks off

The great and glorious names of the tech business are facing a class action over what might have been a trade cartel to control employee movements.

DEA memo provokes Apple privacy debate

The US Drug Enforcement Agency has been accused of messing with Apple fanboy's heads by pretending that it cannot read their iMessages.

Report: Apple iRadio launch may be imminent

Apple's long-awaited iRadio may be close to officially launching, as reports indicate Cupertino is "close" to clinching a deal with two major record companies to stream their respective tracks.

Samsung predicts rise in revenues but income fall

Samsung posted its financial estimations in the three months to the end of March, with enormous expected operating profits of roughly $7.7 billion (8.7 trillion won) - up over 50 percent from the same time last year.

Apple suffers more patent setbacks

It has been a very bad week for Apple on the patent front. First the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) informed Apple that it could not trademark the iPad mini, then it said it would no longer enforce Apple's "rubber band" user interface patent. In other words, the USPTO made it clear that Apple can't go around patenting the English language and Newtonian physics.

Report: Feds can't break Apple's encrypted iMessages

A recently penned intelligence memo indicates that the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is experiencing some difficulty intercepting iMessages, which employs secure end-to-end encryption.

Samsung and Best Buy host mini-stores

Samsung is planning to set up mini stores in Best Buys across the United States later this year. Samsung said it would open 1,400 stores by the end of June, and now that Apple has failed to trademark the word “mini,” we can actually call them “mini stores” without being dragged to court. 

Russian hacker behind Apple OS worm

Security expert Brian Krebs has identified the Russian hacker who made a fortune out of the poor security on Apple's operating system last year.

Apple wants to change your life again

Apple has successfully redefined and revolutionized a number of stagnating product categories over the years with its iPhone, iPad, iPod and iMac lineup. But what does Cupertino have planned for the next few years?

Nexus 7 will arrive in July

Google is rumoured to be introducing a revamped Nexus 7 this July, which means it should land roughly a year after the first one.

Report: Steve Jobs worked on the iPhone 5S and beyond

I think many people, no matter how they feel about Apple or its products, will agree that Steve Jobs was one of the most influential people in all of the technology industry.

Apple owns up to gouging Chinese

After an internet campaign by Apple fanboys protesting its innocence, Cupertino has finally confessed to cheating its Chinese customers.

Windows Phone grows at the expense of BlackBerry and Symbian

In the smartphone world, the Windows Phone operating system has traditionally been in third place in many countries.

Lenovo eyes grand mobile chip entrance

China-based Lenovo is reportedly eyeing a grand entrance to the chip business, with a specific focus on silicon for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.