iPhone: ‘the greatest product in history’
Is the iPhone really the most influential gadget of all time? Many believe so. But as the iPhone 7 was launched yesterday, others have argued history is full of far more significant inventions.
Sleek iPhone is ‘most profitable item ever’
The world’s most valuable brand has smashed all corporate profits records thanks to soaring sales of its iconic iPhones. But is our seemingly insatiable demand for the product justified?
iPhone launch sends consumers into a frenzy
Another September brings another ‘must have phone’ and Apple fans have been queueing for weeks to replace last year's model. Are we being duped into always wanting the ‘latest thing’?
Crimea ‘selfskies’ condemned by media
During the turmoil in Ukraine, using mobile phones to take ‘selfies’ alongside Russian soldiers is all the rage. Are these photos and popular apps like Instagram desensitising us to war?
Google begins new assault in technology war
With the launch of the Nexus7 last week, Google has become the latest of the world’s tech giants to produce a tablet computer, opening up a new battlefront in a trillion-dollar business war.
App resurrects ‘Frankenstein’ for the digital age
Mary Shelley’s gothic tale of Frankenstein and his monster has been rewritten as an interactive app for iPads. Is this the triumph of human ingenuity, or a hideous mockery of a great book?
Blackberry blackout leaves millions fuming
Users of RIM's iconic smartphone were cut off from internet services for three days. It's a huge blow for the embattled manufacturer – but could being cut off actually be a good thing?
‘Genius’ Apple founder dies after brilliant career
Steve Jobs, the visionary responsible for some of the world's best-loved gadgets, has died aged 56 after a long battle with cancer. He changed the way we view the digital world.