Analyst firm says iPads to overtake netbooks by 2012

With its iPad capturing 6 percent of the portable PC segment in the second quarter of 2010 Apple will continue lead the media tablet market through at least 2011.

Apple fans-only dating service in the works

An online dating site claiming to cater to Mac users appears to be headed to a June launch, if its Website and Twitter stream are to be believed.

Apple, Google battling for mobile ads

In another stage of its mounting battle with Google, Apple has hired two mobile ad industry big hitters.

Apple announces UK iPad on-sale dates

Apple has announced that the Wi-Fi model of its iPad media tablet will go on sale in the UK in "late March" with the 3G-equipped models arriving a month later. There's still no word on UK pricing, however; in the U.S., prices start at $499 for the tablet.

UK's Wi-Fi boom fueled by iPhone

The UK is set for a Wi-Fi boom, with the number of We-Fi internet hotspots trebling treble over the next two years to cope with demand from users of Apple's smartphone.

Android eats iPhone market share in five years

Analysts at ABI Research expect mobile application downloads to reach 5 billion by 2014, with the Android platform as the biggest beneficiary of that growth.

Meet the world's most expensive iPhone

Designer Stuart Hughes, from Liverpool has created an iPhone costing a cool £1.92 million (US$3.2 million).

30,000 O2 iPhones at risk of return in UK

UK iPhone carrier O2 is bracing itself for thousands of returns as recent customers send back their iPhones to wait for better deals from rivals Orange and Vodafone.

Analyst: More smartphones than desktop PCs by 2011

Smartphone sales will surpass worldwide PC sales by the end of 2011, says a report by RBC analyst Mike Abramsky.

UK iPhone users suffer further data outages

UK iPhone users were left without any data access for several hours over the weekend, according to various user and news reports.

Apple's Europe chief may be new ITV CEO

The head of Apple Europe, Pascal Cagni, is being considered for the role of Chief Executive of ITV, the largest commercial television network in the UK.

Apple, BlackBerry grab 35 percent of global profits

Apple's iPhone and RIM's BlackBerry smartphones may be tiny players in terms of market share but they command a giant slice of mobile profits -- 35 percent worldwide, according to an analyst from Deutsche Bank.

Apple iPhone 3GS sold out in UK

O2, the exclusive carrier for Apple's iPhone in the UK, reports that the iPhone 3GS is currently "out of stock".

Apple breaks into UK Top 5 PC makers

Mac sales grew by 6.6 percent in the UK during the first quarter, allowing Apple to break into the top five of UK market share for the first time, according to Gartner.

HTC: 1 million Google phones sold by end of year

HTC, maker of the first Google phone, thinks it will reach 1 million in sales by the end of 2008.