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Apple Watch Series 4 offers fall detection and emergency alerts
Apple is now up to Series 4 of the Apple Watch, and this time the company has opted to boost fitness capabilities to the point where the watch can detect hard falls and detect if you have a heart condition.
Apple unleashes iPhone XR, Xs, and Xs Max
Tech enthusiasts and general Apple fans won’t have to venture too far in any direction before they encounter the word iPhone today, as Apple unveils three different new iPhones and a new Apple Watch today.
Apple still on top as wearables market grows worldwide
Apple’s share of the market continues to grow along with Chinese competitors Xiaomi and Huawei. Fitbit still in decline.
Synnex AU adds TaaS solution and Apple CTO platform
Synnex Australia adds a tech-as-a-service solution to let partners supply anything as a managed service, plus the Apple configure to order platform.
Hyperscale data centre CAPEX up 59% - but dominated by usual suspects
In the first half of this year more than US$53b has been spent on hyperscale data centre development, with the bulk of that from just 5 companies.
Apple ecosystem management systems on the rise in A/NZ
IT managers are creating a flexible and productive workforce with ecosystem management systems.
IDC - Tablets shipments continue steady decline in Q2
Slate tablets accounted for the majority of the market with 28.4 million units, down 14.5% from the previous year.
How you can improve data centre efficiency without dropping it in the sea
Microsoft painted headlines earlier this year with its 'submarine' data centre, but Riello's GM says there's easier ways to efficient data centres.
Huawei takes out Apple to claim number two spot in Q218
With a 41% year on year growth, compared to Apple’s 1%, Huawei is now second only to Samsung in the number of shipments this quarter.
Apple Supreme Court case could have ‘far-reaching ramifications’
A GlobalData analyst says that the outcome of the Apple v Pepper case could impact the app development market at all levels.
Apple watch shipments up 30% YoY with boost from LTE in APAC
Apple Watch shipments to Asia alone surpassed 250,000 units, with the LTE version accounting for about 60%.
IDC - Global traditional PC market growth strongest since 1Q12
After six years of mediocre to flat growth, traditional PCs look to be on the rise again.
New $300m fund launched by Apple for a cleaner China
Apple has launched a jointly funded initiative to promote renewable energy in China in an attempt to reduce the effects of electronics manufacturing.
Apple's MacBook Pro gets a performance spruce up; MacOS Mojave coming soon
Apple’s MacBook Pro is getting a spruce up with new 8th-generation Intel Core processors, a quieter keyboard, and much more.
Canalys: Smart speaker installed base market to hit 2018 milestone
"These deployments are a major opportunity for the IT channel to develop solutions and provide technical skills and services that customers may lack.”
IDC - Smartwatches to take the lead as Wearables market grows
The worldwide wearables market is forecast to ship 124.9 million units by the end of 2018, up 8.2% from the prior year.
Apple reportedly taking steps to crack down on iPhone unlockers
Apple is reportedly taking a stand against those who use phone unlockers to access data on iPhones,
iPhone X most popular smartphone in Q1 2018 - IHS Markit
Apple and Samsung dominate the top 10 most shipped smartphones, leaving no room for any of the growing Chinese vendors.
Adobe launches augmented reality platform, Project Aero, at Apple WWDC
Adobe recently shared a preview of Project Aero, a new augmented reality authoring tool and multi-platform system.
Everything you need to know about iOS 12
Apple announced new tools built into iOS 12 to help customers understand and take control of the time they spend interacting with their iOS devices.
APAC smartphone market set for a downturn… before bouncing back
The global smartphone market declined in 2017 and IDC expects it to do the same this year before a resurgence of opportunities next year.
Gartner - Xiaomi up and Samsung down as smartphone market grows
Global smartphone sales return to growth with Xiaomi grabbing up sales to hit over 100% year over year improvement.
Apple warned by ComCom for misleading consumers
Apple is the latest tech company, after Noel Leeming and Smiths City, to get attention from the ComCom for unfair treatment of consumers.
Synergy reports record-breaking Q1 capex spend for big cloud providers
The capital expenditure (Capex) of hyperscale operators jumped to $27 billion in Q1, according to Synergy.
The crucial guide to deploying a SIEM solution successfully
SIEM solutions have far-reaching benefits, but Gartner says there are a lot of factors to consider to avoid disaster - here's the company's guide.
Whitepaper: How to make sure your security architecture keeps up with surging network speeds
The annual cost of cybercrime is expected to exceed US$6t by 2021 with a large contributor being the sheer amount of data that requires processing.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
A step-by-step guide to starting the security discussion with your executives
Your organisation has “jewels” in your servers and critical endpoints: Data.