In ancient Greek, Norse and Biblical mythology, the apple has represented many things: sin, knowledge, temptation, reward… In an ancient Greek myth, Paris rewards Aphrodite with a golden apple (Zeus’ prize for being the most beautiful), a decision that ultimately results in the Trojan War. In our modern consumer world, what mass produced object is...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer’s focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs. In keeping with its tight-lipped ways, Apple Inc. hasn’t disclosed what’s on the agenda for the coming-out party scheduled to begin at 10...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker’s drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation. In keeping with its tight-lipped ways, Apple Inc. hasn’t disclosed what’s on the agenda...
Since the launch of Apple’s original iPhone in 2007, the annual launch of the newest model of the best-selling smartphone has become one of the biggest tech events of the year. This year’s instalment is imminent, with Apple CEO Tim Cook due to take the stage on September 10. If the rumours are to be...
Do you trust your smartphone? Do you carry a brand using tin from the Bangka mining site? Friends of the Earth (FoE) Campaigns Coordinator Cam Walker said FoE Australia and FoE Indonesia have joined forces to support the drive to investigate the source of tin used by smartphone manufacturers in the wake of the controversial Bangka mining site in...
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