iOS

Apps for the new year
With a new year just around the corner, Chong Jinn Xiung offers some suggestions on how to get off on a good start.
Now may be a better time to buy the Apple Watch
Apple has released a major software update for the Apple Watch, bringing with it the ability for developers to create native apps, as well as new customisable watch faces.
Ambi Climate smartens up your air-conditioning
Just in time to beat the haze, Chong Jinn Xiung tests out the Ambi Climate, a crowdfunded smart device that takes air-conditioners to the smartphone age.
Apple upsizes iPad, moves closer to becoming a PC
Apple's new iPad Pro, announced during its annual September event is officially the largest tablet in the market, with a screen size that exceeds even one of its own Macbook Air notebooks.  Keith Liu finds out from IDC what this means for the tablet market.
Google launches Android Wear … for the iPhone!
Google released Android Wear on the iOS platform, effectively allowing its smartwatch operating system to play nice with Apple Inc’s iPhones.
Asia a growth engine for MobileIron: CEO
Asia Pacific is a fecund market for mobility solutions, and MobileIron wants to ride this trend, expecting the region to be a growth engine for revenue, says its CEO.
Q2 2015 global smartphone sales see slowest growth since 2013: Gartner
Worldwide smartphone sales recorded the slowest growth rate since 2013, according to research firm Gartner Inc.
BlackBerry doubles down on security and privacy
BlackBerry may no longer be a mobile powerhouse but it plans to remain relevant and lead the mobile enterprise security market – through organic growth and acquisitions, as well as an increasing focus on the IoT, Goh Thean Eu reports from the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York.
Sub-US$100 smartphones to generate 40% of unit sales by 2020: Ovum
Most of the growth in the smartphone market will come from the sale of sub-US$100 devices in developing as well as developed countries. This price tier will represent more than 40% of global smartphone sales by 2020, up from 13% in 2014, Ovum said.
Maybank rolls out biometric authentication for its m-banking app
Maybank said it has introduced the ‘Quick Touch’ biometric authentication service for its Maybank2u app, allowing customers to access their accounts and check their balances using fingerprints on their mobile devices for authentication.
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