Electronic Products & Technology


May 5, 2020 by Nick Wells, The Canadian Press, Vancouver

Watchdogs concerned about apps tracking COVID-19 patients

Tools or applications represent a totally new form of surveillance
October 31, 2019 by Mae Anderson, The Associated Press

Apple resumes human reviews of Siri audio with iPhone update

Apple is giving consumers notice when installing the update, iOS 13.2
September 10, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Apple introduces dual camera iPhone 11

Features the fastest, most powerful chip ever in a smartphone, plus an all-new dual-camera system and even longer all-day battery life
July 29, 2019 by Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press, San Francisco

Apple buys Intel’s smartphone modem division

Deal was driven by next generation of wireless technology
June 29, 2019 by The Associated Press, Cupertino CA

Apple buys more self-driving car technology in latest deal

Confirms its acquisition of Drive.ai, a self-driving car tech firm
May 27, 2019 by The Canadian Press, Toronto

Apple Canada receives medical approval for smartwatch

Software enables Apple’s latest smartwatch to perform electro-cardiograms
April 17, 2019 by By Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press, San Francisco

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centred on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet.  The surprise truce announced Tuesday came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off…
September 26, 2018 by By The Associated Press, Boston

Apple computer built in 1970s sold for $375,000 at auction

A computer built in the 1970s that helped launch the personal computer age as well as a trillion-dollar company has sold for $375,000. The fully functioning Apple-1 auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction was sold at a live sale Tuesday. RR says…
September 14, 2018 by Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press, Cupertino CA

Apple Watch inches toward becoming a medical device

Apple is slowly evolving its smartwatch into a medical device.  The latest version of the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls. It’s part of Apple’s long-term strategy to give people…
September 10, 2018 by David Koenig, The Associated Press

Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

President Donald Trump concedes that some Apple Inc. products may become more expensive if his administration imposes “massive” additional tariffs on Chinese-made goods, but he says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S.  “Start building new…
July 4, 2018 by The Associated Press, San Jose CA

Apple, Samsung settle 7-year battle over smartphone design

Apple and Samsung have finally settled a seven-year battle over smartphones that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The bitter rivals notified U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the truce in a notice filed Wednesday. Terms…
April 26, 2018 by Ken Thomas, The Associated Press, Washington

Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade

President Donald Trump has met with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House to discuss trade as he engages in negotiations around the globe. Trump tweeted before the meeting Wednesday that they would be “talking about many things, including…