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The competition watchdog, the ACCC, has called for measures addressing Google’s dominance in search engine services, including a choice screen that provides consumers with a selection of search engines, to be introduced in Australia.

Published in Technology Regulation

Facebook has cited the privacy rule changes made by Apple in April for the uncertain outlook it faces in the fourth quarter, after the company released third-quarter results on Monday.

Published in Apps

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO, part of the giant B.B.K. Electronics group, is set to start designing its own chips for its high-end smartphones, the Nikkei Asia website claims, adding that this was understood to be a bid to rid itself of dependence on suppliers like Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Published in Mobility

With the M1 Pro offering breathtaking performance that builds upon the incredible M1 launched in November 2020, and then the stunning surprise of the M1 Max that shows just how far Apple is ahead of the industry, Apple's new MacBook Pros, new AirPods, new Apple Music Voice Plan are more are set to stun, and take Apple and all of us to Warp factor 1000!

Published in Home Tech

The Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has added an extra layer of security to the app which offers its two billion users end-to-end encrypted messaging.

Published in Apps

Component shortages have ensured that third-quarter global smartphone shipments would fall, with the technology analyst firm Canalys reporting a drop of 6% for the three months ending in September, according to preliminary figures issued on Friday. The second quarter had witnessed a drop of 20.4%.

Published in Mobility

Chip shortages may force Apple to cut its production target for the iPhone 13, the news agency Bloomberg reports, citing "people with knowledge of the matter".

Published in Mobility

Apple's M1 processor, set to be upgraded to what is rumoured as the M1X, will be powering the hyper speeds of Apple's long-awaited new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, while new AirPods, macOS 12 Monterey and more are set to be introduced - or as Apple puts it - UNLEASHED. 

Published in Home Tech

Global PC shipments fell in the third quarter of 2021 after five quarters of double-digit growth, and registered 5% growth year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that Japan was the worst affected with a drop of almost 30% in shipments.

Published in Development

Apple and Google have come under scrutiny in Japan, with the country's Fair Trade Commission set to investigate whether the two companies are using their dominance of mobile operating systems to cut out competition.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Union is set to file an anti-trust suit against Apple over the NFC chip technology it uses for tap-and-go payments, a report claims.

Published in Technology Regulation

For those with mild hearing loss, AirPods Pro offers a new "Conversation Boost" feature on iOS 15, which needs to be turned on in the AirPods section of the Accessibility settings menu, with the new firmware also available for other Apple headphones, too.

Published in Home Tech

ANALYSIS A Facebook engineer issued a command to assess the availability of global backbone capacity and this, unintentionally, took down all the connections in the company's backbone, effectively cutting off all its data centres, the company says.

Published in Security

The world's most successful watch, let alone smartwatch, is the Apple Watch, and in Series 7, it is coming with its biggest ever display, with a tougher screen, dust resistance, faster charging, new aluminium case colours, a new on-screen keyboard and watchOS 8 as its headline features.

Published in Home Tech

Steven Paul Jobs sought to leave a dent in the universe, and he did, changing the world with his vision and determination, creating the world's most successful technology company and changing personal computing for the better.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 04 October 2021 11:43

iOS 15.0.1 addresses Apple Watch unlock bug

Less than two weeks after iOS 15 arrived, an update to iOS 15.0.1 appeared over the weekend to fix a handful of bugs.

Published in Mobility

Smartphone shipments are set to drop globally due to semiconductor shortages, with technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research forecasting that the total units shipped for the calendar year would be about 1.41 billion, an increase of 6% year-on-year.

Published in Mobility

Honor, the budget smartphone line formerly owned by Huawei, has become the third highest selling device in China, overtaking Xiaomi, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

From the ability to add live video from your iDevice camera into your Keynote presentations, through to improvements for Pages and documents on iPhone, and Numbers bringing pivot tables to iPhone, iPad and Mac, Apple's office suite has had an upgrade.

Published in Apps

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