Apple and Intel put the nails in Thunderbolt's coffin

It is starting to look like Intel's and Apple's plan to kill off firewire and USB with Thunderbolt is grinding into a Titanic iceberg.

Apple designs an interactive augmented reality (AR) system

Apple recently patented an augmented reality (AR) system capable of identifying objects in a live video stream and presenting corresponding information via a computer generated information layer overlaid on top of the real-world image.

Analyst: Samsung to overtake Apple with Galaxy S4

The battle is on between Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S4, as the two industry heavyweights battle it out with their respective mobile devices.

Intel, Microsoft hegemony threatened by convergence

Opinion While Intel and its customers reliant on PC sales have all been hurting as sales have fallen in the last year, it appears that British design company ARM continues to make waves in the market.

Apple alleged to fail its Chinese customers

Apple has managed to avoid boiling in hot water in China after moves to promote a show exposing the way it discriminated against Chinese customers were marred by a Twitter promotion for the show. The state run CCTV chanel ran its annual outing of corporate malpractice in a highly influential show watched by millions of Chinese people.

Apple gifts money to shareholders

Apple is trying to boost its share price by increasing its dividends to shareholders by 50 percent. The move will mean that shareholders will collect $15.7 billion of Apple's cash mountain.

Report: Google's Nexus 7 is going high-res and so is Apple's iPad Mini

Google is reportedly in the process of revamping its 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet with a high-resolution display.

Apple refurbs start to hit the street

Consumers want cheaper tablets and even Apple has given in to the trend, with the introduction of the iPad mini last year. Now it is going a step further, by selling refurbished iPads online.

BlackBerry steals share from Google and Android

It is starting to look like the new Blackberry Z10 is clawing back customers that RIM lost to Apple and Samsung.

Report: TSMC ready to tape-out Apple's next-gen A7 SoC

TSMC is reportedly ready to begin taping-out Apple's A7 SoC on its 20nm process this month ahead of risk production this summer.

Devices shape consumer future

Portable gadgets are affecting consumer spending habits and lifestyles, research by Gartner has found.

Android under attack from Apple

Top Apple church leader and marketing chief Phil Schiller has ordered a crusade against Google's fragmented Android - claiming that only Jobs' Mob can bring the sort of unity that the world desperately needs.

Apple plays defense as Samsung's Galaxy S4 goes FTW

Apple may have redefined handsets with its revolutionary iPhone, but Samsung appears poised to take smartphones to the next level with its long-awaited Galaxy S4 (IV).

Companies have to develop BYOD strategies

Despite the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) culture being praised by organisations, three quarters of them also believe that this new model poses an  increased security threat.

Report: Intel wants 10% of Apple's A7 chips

Industry insiders believe Intel may be able to snag some 10% of Apple's next-generation mobile processors - if Santa Clara manages to successfully position itself in the chip contracting business.

Mozilla says Apple is too closed for iOS Firefox

It's an old argument, but one that certainly rings true for Mozilla. Meaning, Firefox won't be returning to Apple's iPad or iPhone anytime soon.

Report: Record labels displeased with Apple's streaming royalty rate offer

Rumors have been circulating for years about how Apple is planning to offer a streaming music subscription service.

Marvel Unlimited hits the iPad and iPhone

Marvel has launched a new iOS app for the iPhone and iPad.

Psst... wanna used iTunes collection?

Apple is at least considering a system to allow customers to sell or lend their iTunes content.

Almost all mobile malware now targets Android

As Apple likes to keep reminding us, Android is the biggest target for mobile malware - and, according to F-Secure, it's getting more so all the time.