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Apple delays plan to have workers in office three days a week

The company is still expecting workers to come to the office two days per week

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Apple drops 22% from January peak as tech selloff continues

The stock is on track for a seventh straight weekly drop, which would represent its longest such streak since November 2018

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End of an era: Apple discontinues its last iPod model

The touch-screen model, which launched in 2007, will remain on sale until supplies run out

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Aramco closes in on Apple as world’s most valuable firm

The rally in oil prices has boosted the world’s biggest oil company’s shares

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Apple hires 31-year Ford veteran to ramp up electric-car work

An Apple car would put the company in competition with Tesla and Lucid Group as well as traditional automakers racing to introduce electric vehicles

The battle of iOS vs Android: Is there ever a right choice?

Is switching from iOS to Android the right choice or is staying true to your comfort zone of using a specific operating system the way to go?

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Apple shares set for the longest winning streak since 2003

Shares in the world’s largest company rose 0.2 per cent premarket on Tuesday

New iPhones help 5G handsets capture more than half the market

Phones with the advanced technology made up 51 per cent of units sold, according to Counterpoint Research data

How 2021 was a promising year for global equities

Several trends emerged over last year

Apple to let iPhones accept credit cards without extra hardware

The system will likely use the iPhone’s near field communications

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Worldwide PC shipments declined 5% in last quarter of 2021: Gartner

The top three vendors in the worldwide PC market remained unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2021, with Lenovo maintaining the top spot in shipments

Your BlackBerry dies: End of an era for iconic handset

BlackBerry devices running the original operating system and services will no longer be supported after January 4

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Apple’s market cap briefly tops $3 trillion after relentless rally

The stock first reached $1 trillion in value in mid-2018, and achieved a $2 trillion valuation in August 2020

Global smartphone sales declined 6.8% in third quarter of 2021: Gartner

Apple reclaimed the second position among the top five smartphone vendors in the third quarter and Xiaomi slipped to the third place

Apple launches new AirPods and new music plan

The new AirPods are the third generation of the original model and look similar to the AirPods Pro launched in 2019

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Apple unveils iPhone 13 series; UAE prices revealed

Pre-orders begin on September 17 at 4pm, with units available a week later on September 24

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Global smartphone sales grew 10.8% in second quarter of 2021: Gartner

Xiaomi moved into the second spot; Apple dropped to third

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What the region’s B2B businesses can learn from B2C models

Involving your customer in your product-development cycle is a strong start

Highlights from the Apple Spring 2021 event

New colorful iMacs, purple iPhone 12, Apple TV 4K, iPad Pro and AirTags

Apple leads in global smartphone shipments in Q4 of 2020: IDC

Apple ships 90.1 million iPhones in Q4 for 23.4% market share

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in October

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

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UAE’s Etisalat to offer iPhone 12 pre-orders from Oct 16

The latest generation of iPhones were launched by Apple earlier this week

Snapchat Lens Studio 3.2 available on upcoming iPhone 12

Snapchat update offers creators more options to create AR effects

Saudi retailer Jarir joins rival to pin hopes on iPhone sales

Jarir, whose business also involves books and computers, reported a 16 per cent drop in third-quarter profit

ECG app on Apple Watch available in UAE after govt approval

App enables users to take an electrocardiogram from their wrist

Apple launches the new iPad Air with 10.9-inch display

The unlock touch sensor is integrated into the top button of the new iPad

Apple launches Watch Series 6, price starts at Dhs1,599

New features in the Watch Series 6 includes ability to measure oxygen saturation

Oil giant Aramco regains top spot from Apple as tech rally fades

Apple and Aramco are the only two companies to have achieved valuations of $2 trillion

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Apple online launch event set for September 15

Apple expected to launch 5G iPhone devices, new Apple Watch and latest iPad

Apple to offer contact tracing without Covid-19 app

Exposure Notifications Express (ENE) is available with iOS 13.7 update