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Straits Herald April 15, 2020

Apple on Wednesday launched a new iPhone aimed at the budget-minded, aiming to fill a gap in its lineup ahead of upgrading its flagship handset. The updated iPhone SE will start at $399 (RM1,999), or less than half the price of its leading flagship devices and be available as of Friday. In Malaysia, 64GB is […]

Straits Herald April 15, 2020

by Glenn Chapman Is now the time to launch a new iPhone? Despite a pandemic-induced global economic crisis, Apple is widely believed to be set to release a reduced-priced handset that aims to fill a gap in its lineup, as early as this month. Google could also follow a similar path, after Samsung last week […]

Straits Herald March 14, 2020

Apple today announced it will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Now in its 31st year, WWDC 2020 will take on an entirely new online format packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike. The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access […]

Straits Herald January 30, 2020

A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday ordered Apple and Broadcom to pay $1.1 billion to a university in California for infringing on four Wi-Fi technology patents. Apple was ordered to pay $837 million and Broadcom must pay $270 million to the California Institute of Technology, in what is thought to be one of the largest […]

Straits Herald January 29, 2020

by Glenn Chapman Apple on Tuesday posted record results for the final three months of last year delivered by gains in iPhone sales even as the company transitions to digital services and wearables. Striking a somber tone on an earnings call, chief executive Tim Cook said the company is closely watching the deadly viral outbreak […]

Straits Herald September 17, 2019

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up. The unveiling in New York City is likely to spotlight Google’s Android-powered challenge to the latest generation of iPhones recently unveiled by Apple. The smartphone rivals typically introduce new hardware […]

Straits Herald September 14, 2019

Disney chief Bob Iger resigned from Apple’s board of directors as the companies are poised to launch rival online streaming services, according to a filing Friday with US regulators. Iger’s departure came the same day that the iPhone maker announced that its Apple TV+ subscription service with a budding library of original content will go […]

Straits Herald September 11, 2019

by Glenn CHAPMAN / AFP Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models Tuesday with a price cut for the most basic models while also laying out plans for streaming and gaming services as it bids to weather the slump in the global smartphone market. Price appeared to be a key consideration as the tech giant reduced […]

Straits Herald September 10, 2019

Apple and its supplier Foxconn admitted they have been using too many temporary workers to staff an iPhone factory in central China, as a labour rights group accused them Monday of a number of workers rights violations. China Labor Watch said it had its investigators working inside the factory in the central Chinese city of […]

Straits Herald August 27, 2019

Huawei launched the latest addition to the nova smartphone series, the Huawei nova 5T, globally. The timing of this launch is critical, as Huawei and Apple are planning a massive mega-launch on their high-end offerings, the Mate series and the latest iPhones respectively. The high-end offering is expected to be done in September/October window, in […]