Apple iPad and Samsung duopoly slips as tablet market grows 11%: IDC

7:50PM | Friday, 25 July 2014 |  Tablet sales surged by 11% year-on-year during the second quarter of 2014, despite sales of Apple’s iPad plunging by 9.3% over the same period.

Best of the Web: The Great Smartphone War between Apple and Samsung; Why do negative comments stick?

7:20AM | Friday, 11 July 2014 |  The Great Smartphone War: In this month’s Vanity Fair, Kurt Eichenwald uncovers what he terms “the great smartphone war” between Apple and Samsung.

The tech developer’s World Cup: Google 2, Apple 1

6:36PM | Friday, 27 June 2014 |  Following on from Apple’s developer conference held earlier this month, Google has now had its chance to respond to Apple’s agenda with its own vision for the coming tech landscape.

THE NEWS WRAP: Mass production of Apple smartwatch to begin in July

6:13AM | Friday, 20 June 2014 |  Taiwan’s Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple’s first smartwatch in July, sources told Reuters.

Swift could open the floodgates of “cheap and cheerful” apps

6:21PM | Tuesday, 3 June 2014 |  Appster chief technical officer Martin Halford is concerned Apple’s introduction of new programming language Swift might be the second coming of Visual Basic.

THE NEWS WRAP: Samsung joins the race to get real with VR headsets

5:12AM | Friday, 23 May 2014 |  Samsung is developing a VR headset for its phones and tablets.

The iPhone is seven years old today – what’s next in mobile phone technology

1:00PM | Friday, 10 January 2014 |  It’s seven years today since the launch of Apple’s first iPhone and since then it’s brought about new sectors of business, increased connectivity around the globe and forced its competitors to innovate.

Apple acquires one-man photo start-up SnappyLabs

1:41AM | Monday, 6 January 2014 |  Apple has acquired Australian entrepreneur John Papandriopoulos’s start-up SnappyLabs, publisher of the rapid fire photo app SnappyCam. celebrates its first birthday

10:37PM | Wednesday, 30 October 2013 |  The online employment site has overcome the challenges of raising funds and building a team, and now has 250,000 registered users and sees more than 2.5 million page views a month.

Set your iPad to delete data when breached

9:00AM | Monday, 30 September 2013 |  What would happen to all your private information, including banking details, if someone stole your iPad? With today’s trick, you can rest easy knowing your most sensitive details will be automatically deleted.