One happy customer.
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Why do so many people queue overnight (or longer) for an over-priced, at best incrementally-changed gadget?
The iPhone X’s big new features come with a high price tag.
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Apple's latest iPhone sold out within minutes of its launch, but questions still remain about whether that pace of demand will continue and, if so, whether the company's supply chain will be able to keep up.
Are you someone who needs the latest gadgets?
Will you buy the new iPhone straight away?
Or do you buy your smartphone based on its cost-benefits? Either way Apple might be using your own psychology against you.
The popularity of the corporate campus over the past fifty years suggests the form is here to stay.
What attaches us so deeply to our phones?
Why we love our phones so much might be related to our basic yearnings as human beings, explains a scholar, who is also a pastor.
As the iPhone X rolls out, there are plenty of security expectations and concerns waiting to be verified by users and researchers.
While security researchers are yet to perform a thorough analysis of iOS 11 and Face ID, past issues with the hardware and software of the iPhone point to areas of potential concern.
Apple seeks out the high ground.
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The tech giant has doubled down on its strategy of exclusivity, but does it risk weakening its position in emerging markets?
A lot of tech companies are betting on augmented reality.
Apple's iPhone X is here, which means its push into augmented reality begins in earnest.
Many accused Delta, shown here over Tampa in 2014, and other carriers of price gouging ahead of Irma, but it’s just business as normal.
Some consumers were alarmed that airlines were charging thousands of dollars to get out of the hurricane's path. That's actually business as usual for more and more companies.
It feels like we've seen less progress on charge time than almost anything else in smartphones. Could software efficiency be the answer?
A smashed screen is just a hazard of having a smartphone.
The guarantees in Australian Consumer Law trump your new phone contract's fine print.
Foxconn was nominated for the 2011 Public Eye Award, which produced this image as part of its campaign to end labour exploitation.
The first ten years of the iPhone has been a bloody decade of labour abuse, especially in Chinese factories such as those run by Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer.
How safe is it to use an iPhone?
Some of the iPhone's innovations have made users less secure.
‘I will attack and I might like that.’
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What do intercontinental missiles and Apple's app store have in common? Alvin M Weinberg.
Apple’s products would be a lot more expensive if the U.S. didn’t trade with China.
The president said he's considering ending trade with any country that does business with North Korea. Here's why that will never happen.
The Sarahah app urges users to send ‘constructive’ messages, but cyberbullying is rife.
Apps inviting anonymous comments play upon our desire to know our social standing, but are an open goal for bullies.
A product design expert breaks down why the iPod range lasted so long in the age of smartphones.
Australian government agencies are employing the services of spyware company Cellebrite.
The Australian government is using spyware. Is that legal?
Firms like Apple inspire their customers to evangelize for their products.
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Firms like Apple are known to inspire cult-like devotion among consumers. But it's often less about the quality of the product and more about the emotional connection they create with their customers.
Apple's design decisions don't please everyone, but in the iPhone the company created something truly revolutionary that has lasted.