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Microsoft’s share price is in the doldrums. For 10 years, the stock of the world’s largest software maker has languished while those of rivals like Apple have soared. But the company remains a cash and dividend machine and the product pipeline has

Mobile operators are desperate to associate their brands with Apple and its iconic iPhone smartphone and iPad tablet computer. It’s ironic, because the business model the US electronics giant employs threatens to turn wireless carriers into little

It’s unusual for consumers to know the name of the CEO of the company whose products they buy. Few people can name the CEO of Toyota, or LG. But how many of us know who runs Apple? Most ordinary folks have no trouble naming him

With the 900X 3A, Korea’s Samsung has made one of the best ultraportable Windows laptops we’ve seen. Though it costs slightly more than a similarly sized MacBook Air, in a number of ways it’s better equipped than the Apple machine

The speculation is flying that Apple will take the wraps off the iPhone 5 in September to coincide with the release of the latest version of its iOS operating system for mobile devices following a report in The Wall Street Journal this week

The international media is filled with tales of woe about BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM). The Canadian smartphone company’s share price has lost half its value since the beginning of the year. Yet BlackBerry is SA’s sexiest

Samsung’s successor to the well-received Galaxy S is one of the first dual-core phones to make it to market, and it’s certainly set the bar high for the likes of the HTC Sensation, LG Optimus 2X and iPhone 5, all of which are expected later this year. The most striking

One of SA’s larger listed IT companies, Gijima, is giving free Apple iPad 2 tablet computers to all its employees and lessening its reliance on laptop computers as the consumerisation of IT in business gathers pace. The idea, apparently, is to position the company

Few things incite as much passion among technophiles as their choice of smartphone. In the 1990s, phones were merely functional or fashionable. Now they have been elevated to a quasi-religious status. So the news that Android is “crushing”

It’s a short, sharp, punchy show this week, with your hosts Duncan McLeod and Craig Wilson tackling everything from Steve Jobs to Telkom’s upcoming results. Highlights this week’s podcast include a look at Visa’s US$110m acquisition