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iPhone: Forbidden fruit or must-have accessory?

iPhone: Forbidden fruit or must-have accessory?

By Wed, Sep 11, 2013 3:24AM UTC 2 Comments iPhone: Forbidden fruit or must-have accessory?

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...

Apple’s next big thing may be lower-priced iPhone

By Tue, Sep 10, 2013 4:48PM UTC Comments Off Apple’s next big thing may be lower-priced iPhone

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...

Apple expected to expand selection of iPhones

By Tue, Sep 10, 2013 11:58AM UTC Comments Off The much-rumored iPhone 5C is expected to come in five different colors. Pic: AP.

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...

Apple smartens up to Asia with low-cost iPhone

By Wed, Aug 28, 2013 6:12PM UTC 1 Comment Pic: iclarified.com

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...

Environment group questions Apple link to controversial Bangka mines

By Sun, Aug 04, 2013 11:44AM UTC Comments Off The despicable condition of workers at a tin mine in Tanjung Pesona. (Photo: Ulet Ifansasti)

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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